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.

Family Storytime: Catch a Rainbow with Iowa W.I.S.E

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Is it science or magic?   Listen to some colorful stories and observe the amazing effect that soap has on surface tension through the classic food coloring and milk experiment.  We will be lead by a student role model from ISU's Women in Science and Engineering program!


Children’s Program

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