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All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will once again serve as cooling centers during extreme temperatures this summer. Please check our events page for updates on any programming changes due to the weather.

Swing into Spring Book Sale

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Program Type:

Book Sales

Age Group:

All Ages

Program Description

Event Details

Shop Central's book sale for great deals on books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and other fun items! The back room won't be open, but instead we will have tables set up by the Book Sale room in the Central Library. 

The hours are: Thursday 9-7, Friday 9-5, and Saturday 10-5. 


Central Parking

Free library parking is available in Central's underground parking garage for two hours per visit. Parking around the library is metered at various costs from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday.