Libraries Closed Thursday and Friday

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library are closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Curbside pickup at all locations and limited in-person services at Central Library will continue Saturday. 

All Locations to Reduce In-Person Services November 17

All Des Moines Public Library locations will reduce in-person services beginning Tuesday, November 17 for at least two weeks. Browsing will be unavailable, and public computers will only be available at Central Library by appointment. Curbside Pickup will continue at all locations. Go HERE for all the details about this decision and to see our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location.

Marshmallow Engineering

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Arts & Crafts

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Drop into North Side and let your creativity guide you while you build a structure using toothpicks and marshmallows. While supplies last. This is a drop-in program. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a caregiver 12 years of age or older.