DMPL closed Monday, May 27

Plan ahead: All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

COMING SOON: Summer Reading Challenge

The 2024 Summer Reading Challenge starts Monday, June 3! Find more information on the program HERE, and learn all about our special Summer Reading Kickoff Party on June 2 HERE!

The Democracy Wall

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Program Type:

Educational

Age Group:

Teens, Adults
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Program Description

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At its core, The Democracy Wall Project provides an outlet for students and community members to interact and engage in civil discourse on topics that can be difficult to talk about.  In doing so, participants can express their ideas and opinions in a valued and respectful environment demonstrating the transformative nature libraries have within their communities.  (General Information - Democracy Wall Project - SMCC Library at South Mountain Community College (southmountaincc.edu)

Each month we will post a question and we hope you will share your thoughts with us. There will be a few ground rules (posted near the board in the west foyer), only to make sure that the dialogue always remains kind and respectful.  We look forward to your participation!

Please come give us your answer to our question this month, "What does the common good mean to you?