Weather-Related News

As a reminder, all locations of the Des Moines Public Library locations serve as cooling centers. Please check our hours and locations page to view open hours. Check our events page for any weather-related program changes or cancellations. 

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:

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