DMPL Cooling Centers

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are serving as cooling centers during open hours. 

What is the Library? Day

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Program Description

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Come by Forest Avenue Library on September 10 to learn what you can do at the library! We'll have giveaways, tours, and activities for all ages.

Tour schedule:

English 10:00
Arabic 11:00
Dari 11:30
Pashto 12:00
Swahili 12:30
Spanish 2:30


Indoor Program (2021)

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.