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.

Creative Readers To Go Bags

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Arts & Crafts, Take & Make

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Stop by the Franklin Library and pick up a Creative Readers To Go Bag.  The bags will contain an art project you can create at home that will let you explore your artistic side.  These activities are recommended for ages five and up and should be completed with adult supervision.

The bags will be available in the Children's Area or at the pickup window while supplies last.