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.

Bug Me with Polk County Conservation

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Program Type:

Educational, Exhibits

Program Description

Event Details

Kids and Families! Explore the world of bugs with Polk County Conservation's "Bug Me!" program at South! Join a Polk County Naturalist as we explore the fascinating world of insects. Specimen collections will be on display including real insects. Bring a blanket or chair, as this program will take place outdoors.


Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.