All Library Locations Closed Until Further Notice

All Des Moines Public Library buildings will be closed to the public until further notice as a preventative measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). For more information about library services during our closure, please go HERE.

CANCELLED: DSM Counts: The 2020 Census and You / DSM Cuenta: El censo de 2020 y usted

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Program Type: Educational
Age Group: Adults

Event Details

The US Census Bureau in conjunction with the Des Moines Complete Count Committee is hosting a series of events where community members can learn about the history and the importance of the Decennial Census. Every ten years the Constitution mandates a count of every person in the United States. As we prepare for this fundamental democratic event, come and learn how this count will affect you, your community and your city for the decade to come. They will discuss the security of your information and how to participate. Census staff will be in attendance to answer questions and Spanish translators will be available.

La Oficina del Censo de EEUU (US Census Bureau), junto con el Comité de conteo completo de Des Moines (Des Moines Complete Count Committee), está organizando una serie de eventos donde los miembros de la comunidad pueden aprender sobre la historia y la importancia del Censo decenal. Cada 10 años, la Constitución exige un recuento de cada persona en los Estados Unidos. Mientras nos preparamos para este evento democrático fundamental, ven y aprende cómo este conteo te afectará a ti, a tu comunidad y a tu ciudad en la próxima década. Hablarán de la seguridad de su información y cómo participar. El personal del censo estará presente para responder preguntas y habrá traductores de español disponibles.



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