DMPL Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are serving as cooling centers today (June 18) during open hours. DART is providing free rides to all cooling centers.

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.

Storytime To Go Bags

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Birth-Preschool
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Visit the South Side Library at the beginning of each week to pick up a different Storytime To Go Bag.  Each bag will include rhymes, songs, and book suggestions for babies and preschoolers along with literacy activities.  The storytime bags are recommended for ages 0-5 years old and should be used with adult supervision.

The bags will be available in the Children's Area while supplies last.