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.

Social Security & Retirement Planning Basics with SOFA

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Join guest speaker Ryan Biniak for a free seminar about Social Security and Retirement planning basics. Ryan is a member of The Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) and will discuss topics such as ways to avoid higher taxation of your benefits and retirement threats and how to avoid them. 


Indoor Program

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.