Library Closed Monday

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, December 6 for a staff training day. The library will reopen on Tuesday, December 7.

Notary Services

The Des Moines Public Library offers free notary public services at all locations. If you would like to schedule a free notary appointment, please contact one of the following people at each of these locations:


Please remember - our notaries are not attorneys licensed to practice law in this state. They are not allowed to draft legal records, give advice on legal matters, including immigration, or charge a fee for those activities.”

You may also email our Reference Department with questions about our notary services ( or call us at (515) 283.4152