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.

Central VolunTeen Orientation

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Age Group:

Teens
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 12 to 18

Program Description

Event Details

Want to gain resume-worthy skills and give back to the community? Join the Central Library's VolunTeen team!  You'll help out with all kinds of things from craft prep to library programs, displays, and more! 

To join, fill out the application and waiver and turn it in at the Central Library Youth Desk before Orientation!

 

 

Disclaimer(s)

Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

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.