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.

Dinosaur Scavenger Hunt

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Learn about dinosaurs as you search the library for these ancient creatures and win a prize if you can mark them all off.  Follow in their footsteps for a bonus tape-obby around the children's section!