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's Community Partners

Community Organizations

  • Al Éxito
  • Capitol City Pride
  • Columbus Park/McKinley School Neighborhood
  • Creative Visions
  • Des Moines Refugee Support
  • Des Moines Urban Experience
  • EMBARC
  • Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
  • EveryStep
  • Findley Elementary PTO
  • Foster SQUAD
  • Girls on the Run
  • Heart of Des Moines Farmers Market
  • Highland Park/Oak Park neighborhood association
  • Hope Ministries
  • House of Mercy
  • Humana
  • Iowa AEYC
  • Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault
  • Iowa Juneteenth
  • Iowa Total Care
  • ISU Extension
  • Jefferson Elementary PTA
  • Knock and Drop Iowa- KADI
  • Latino Heritage Festival
  • Lovejoy Elementary School Food Pantry
  • Lutheran Services in Iowa--LSI
  • Mary's Helping Hands
  • MONSOON
  • Northside Senior Center
  • Platinum Signature Kutz
  • Polk County Justice Center
  • RACI (Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa)
  • Refugee and Immigrant Voices in Action
  • Rotary Club of Des Moines
  • Skate South
  • STEAM on the Ridge
  • The Heritage Carousel
  • The Street Collective
  • Unity Point--Beyond Birth postpartum group
  • Universal Kutz
  • WIC
  • Willkie House
  • YMCA Starfish Academy
  • Young Women's Resource Center
  • Youth Law Center
  • YSS Lighthouse

Early Education Centers/Preschools

  • Capitol Park Early Childhood Center (Drake Headstart)
  • Capitol View Preschool
  • Carver Preschool
  • CDC/CFI Early Childhood Center (Drake Headstart)
  • Children's Garden
  • Conmigo Early Childhood Center (Drake Headstart)
  • Greenwood Preschool
  • Highland Park (Drake Headstart)
  • Hope Lutheran Preschool
  • Jesse Franklin Taylor Early Childhood Center
  • Jackson Preschool
  • Little Sprouts Early Childhood Center (Drake Headstart)
  • McKee Early Childhood Center
  • McKinley Preschool
  • Mitchell Early Childhood Center
  • Moulton Preschool
  • Mundo Pequeño Early Childhood Center
  • New Horizons Academy
  • Oak Academy Early Childhood Center (Drake Headstart)
  • Science Center Preschool
  • Walnut Street Preschool
  • Wonder Years Academy (Drake Headstart)
  • Woodlawn Early Childhood Center

Elementary Schools

  • Bergman Academy
  • Brubaker Elementary
  • Capital View Elementary
  • Carver Elementary
  • Cattell Elementary
  • Cowles Montessori
  • Downtown Elementary
  • Edmunds Elementary
  • Findley Elementary
  • Garton Elementary
  • Greenwood Elementary
  • Hanawalt Elementary
  • Hillis Elementary
  • Howe Elementary
  • Hubbell Elementary
  • Jackson Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Joshua Christian Academy
  • King Elementary
  • Lovejoy Elememtary
  • Madison Elementary
  • McKinley Elementary
  • Monroe Elementary
  • Moore Elementary
  • Morris Elementary
  • Moulton Elementary
  • Oak Park Elementary
  • Park Ave Elementary
  • Perkins Elementary
  • Phillips Elementary
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary
  • River Woods Elementary
  • Samuelson Elementary
  • South Union Elementary
  • Stowe Elementary
  • Studebaker Elementary
  • Walnut Street Elementary
  • Willard Elementary
  • Windsor Elementary
  • Wright Elementary

Middle/High Schools

  • East High School
  • Hiatt Middle School
  • Hoover High School
  • Hoyt Middle School
  • Lincoln High School
  • McCombs Middle School
  • Merrill Middle School
  • North High School
  • Roosevelt High School

 

City Departments

  • City of Des Moines: Civil and Human Rights
  • City of Des Moines: Fire
  • City of Des Moines: Housing (Royal View)
  • City of Des Moines: Parks and Recreation
  • City of Des Moines: Police
  • City of Des Moines: Public Works
  • City of Windsor Heights
  • West Des Moines Public Library