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.

NEA Special Film Screening: Francois Truffaut's Fahrenheit 451

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Teens , Adults

Program Description

Event Details

Director Francois Truffaut's 1966 adaptation of Ray Bradbury's classic futurist novel Fahrenheit 451 will be screened. The Des Moines Film Society's Ben Godar will provide introductory remarks and lead a discussion after the movie.


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.