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.

Family Storytime in the Park

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The whole family can come to Frisbie Park at 6:00 PM for this special outdoor Family Storytime.  Bring your own blanket or chairs and join Miss Donna as she reads stories and sings songs in the great outdoors.

In case of rain, this event will be cancelled.

Central Iowa Shelter & Services will serve a free meal at this location before the program.  The meal is free and available to anyone.



Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.

Outdoor Program

This program is hosted outdoors.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.

In case of inclement weather please check back here for updates.