North Side Library

North Side Library exterior shot

Location Details

Address:
3516 5th Ave. 
Des Moines, IA, 50313

Directions:
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Kate Young headshot

Kate Young
Manager 
KEYoung@dmpl.org

Phone:
(515) 248-6285

Book a meeting room

Hours:
Sunday:  Closed
Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM

The North Side Library features the Heritage Collection, which is filled with local history artifacts from the Highland Park and surrounding neighborhoods. The vintage photographs and memorabilia encased in the meeting room tell the story of the Park’s past.

The North Side Library drive-up book drop is open 24/7 and located on the west side of the building facing the alley. Enter the alley from Euclid Avenue for driver’s side access.

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

October 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
North Side Library
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Families can enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs together on Wednesday nights. It's a great way for busy families to relax and listen to stories together....
This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.

Storytime

October 24, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
North Side Library
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth-Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
On Thursdays, children and their caregivers can enjoy stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and songs together, followed by a period of free play or drawing....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Job Seekers

October 24, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library
Registration
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Visit us every Thursday afternoon to receive guidance in searching for jobs. We will use Google Tools to help you create an email account, build a simple resume, and apply for jobs. Please preregister by signing up online or by calling 283-4152 Press...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Furry Tales

October 25, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
North Side Library
Library Branch: North Side Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Event Details:
Join us on the last Friday of each month to read to an Animal Rescue League TheraPet!...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Spooky Crafting

October 25, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
North Side Library
Library Branch: North Side Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join us at the North Side Library to create spooky crafts. We will be making skeletons, bats, and ghosts! While supplies last....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Basic Computer Skills

October 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
North Side Library
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Details:
Visit us at the North Side Library every Monday to learn some computer basics. Create an email account, build a simple resume, and learn about the library catalog....