DMPL closed Monday, May 27

Plan ahead: All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day Holiday. 

COMING SOON: Summer Reading Challenge

The 2024 Summer Reading Challenge starts Monday, June 3! Find more information on the program HERE, and learn all about our special Summer Reading Kickoff Party on June 2 HERE!

Rosie Reader Testimonials

Teacher Jo Walker

Willie Montgomery and Abena Imhotep

Parents Rob Johnson and Pernell Cezar

The Rosie Reader Team

How the Library Helps