Cooling Centers

All DMPL locations are serving as cooling centers during open hours. DART is providing free rides to cooling center locations July 12-15 due to the extreme heat. Additional cooling center locations can be found here.

Doc McStuffins Community Wellness Party

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We’re celebrating community health! Kids are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal for a Doc McStuffin’s-style checkup. Des Moines University medical students will be on hand to promote wellness, and model a safe and fun doctor's visit. Join us for educational games, activities, and information for families (English and Spanish) about health and wellness.

Estamos celebrando salud comunitaria! Niños son invitados a traer su peluche favorito para un examen físico de estilo Doctora Juguetes. Estudiantes médicos de Des Moines University estarán listos para promover el bienestar, y mostrar una visita al doctor segura y divertida. Acompañennos para juegos educativos, actividades, e información para families (inglés y español) sobre salud y bienestar.



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.