Library closed on Juneteenth

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in commemoration of Juneteenth. We will reopen at the regular time on Thursday, June 20.

Bluey Party!

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Join us at the Central Library as we celebrate everyone's favorite Blue Heeler! We will play games you may recognize from the show and do crafts inspired by your favorite furry friends. For real life? For real life!

*Free event parking will be available in the parking lot on Grand Avenue, across the street from the Library between 10th and 11th St.*


Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.