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.

Drop-In Goal Setting Tree

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Program Type:

Health & Wellness

Age Group:

All Ages

Program Description

Event Details

Stop by Forest Avenue Library starting Dec.17th until end of January to share a goal you have for 2022 by writing it down on a star. We will hang all goals on our 2022 Goal Tree. While supplies last.

Pase por la biblioteca Forest Avenue a partir del 17 de diciembre hasta finales de enero para compartir una meta que tiene para 2022 escribiéndola en una estrella. Colgaremos todos los objetivos en nuestro árbol de objetivos de 2022. Hasta agotar existencias.



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.