Libraries Closed Thursday and Friday

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Curbside pickup at all locations and limited in-person services at Central Library will continue Saturday. 

All Locations to Reduce In-Person Services November 17

All Des Moines Public Library locations will reduce in-person services beginning Tuesday, November 17 for at least two weeks. Browsing will be unavailable, and public computers will only be available at Central Library by appointment. Curbside Pickup will continue at all locations. Go HERE for all the details about this decision and to see our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location.

Ask a Librarian

There are a number of ways to contact the Des Moines Public Library. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

By Phone:

  • During business hours, call (515) 283-4152

  • After hours, call our automated phone service at (515) 283-4000 for account information

  • Contact library administration directly 

 

By Chat:

  • Click on the "Live Chat" box on the left side of the screen to start talking with a librarian.

Digital Support

For technical assistance please use our online support form.

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