All Library Locations Closed Until Further Notice

All Des Moines Public Library buildings will be closed to the public until further notice as a preventative measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). For more information about library services during our closure, please go HERE.

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Seven Things to Watch on Kanopy Kids

Make extra screen time extra educational with Kanopy Kids, a video streaming service that’s free with your Des Moines Public Library card. Kanopy Kids includes hundreds of movies, TV shows, and read along books you’re your kids will love. The app is appropriate for children ages 2 and up, with ...

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Keep Learning With The Great Courses

As you spend the next few weeks social distancing, you may find yourself with more free time than normal. One if our digital products you definitely should consider using during this time is The Great Courses. The Great Courses are a series of video courses narrated and instructed by college...

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