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.

Fossil Fun with Polk County Conservation!

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Visit South Side Library to discover Iowa’s awesome paleontological past! Kids will learn how fossils form, what kinds of fossils we find in Iowa, and what it's like to study rocks and fossils through a fun activity!

Best for youth ages 6+.


Children’s Program

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