July 4 closure

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will commence Tuesday, July 5.

Franklin Pickup Window Closed

The Franklin Avenue Library pickup window is closed until further notice. If you are scheduled to pick up your holds at the window, please go inside Franklin Avenue Library to do so.

New York Times

The New York Times logo

Enjoy unlimited Access to NYTimes.com and the New York Times mobile app.

All Des Moines Public Library card holders may use The New York Times online. When the 72 hour license expires, return to this page to checkout another one. 

Logging in to NYTimes.com

  • Click the Redeem link on the next page to access NYTimes.com and the New Times mobile app on iOS and Android. There is no limit to the number of times you can redeem this access.
  • To activate your subscription, you’ll need to login or register first.
  • If you haven't created an account with NYtimes.com, you can create one with Google, Facebook, or your email address.
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