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.

Scooby-Doo Scavenger Hunt!

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Zoinks! Scooby-Doo and all of his friends and villains are hiding inside the library. Jinkies! Pick up your scavenger hunt card at the Information Desk, find all of the characters in the library, and win a small prize! For youth ages 5-12.