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.

Free Friday Flicks at Franklin – Philadelphia

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Oscar-winner Tom Hanks stars as a man with HIV fired by his law firm due to his condition. He then hires a homophobic small-time lawyer, played by Denzel Washington, as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit. The 1993 drama is rated PG-13. This showing is co-sponsored by Primary Health Care's "The Project."