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.

Preschool Storytime

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Preschool Storytime is back! Children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers can join Miss Janee Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. for stories, musical activities and take-home activities that prepare your child for school. Masks are required in the library for anyone ages 2 and up.

Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will be available at the library before the program. You must be present to pick up a ticket.  No admittance after doors are closed.


Storytime Disclaimer

Masks are encouraged for attendees 2 years and older. Please observe social distancing when possible and visit us another day if you or your child are not feeling well.