150th Anniversary

May 5
Thursday 10:30 am
Join us as we celebrate DMPL's 150th anniversary! The party will kick off with illustrator Tim Read, who works with the audience to tell interactive stories. There will also be treats, crafts (while supplies last), and a photo booth.

Celebrations in the City-150 years

May 5
Thursday 12:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate DMPL's 150th anniversary and the Central Library's 10-year anniversary in our current location. We'll have music from Flying Pig Fiddle and Banjo, ice cream floats, and caricature's by local illustrator Tim Read. Come join the fun in our main Gateway Area.

Homework Hideout

Need a quiet place to study? No space in your room to set up books? We’ve created a quiet space with Internet and free color printing, common school supplies and a community mentor to encourage students to create school work that they can be proud of! Open Monday-Thursday for students in grades four through twelve.

Letters About Literature Celebration

May 6
Friday 1:00 pm
This program will celebrate the winners of the 2015 Letters About Literature reading/ writing contest sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and the Iowa Center for the Book. A guest speaker will address the audience; eighteen students will read from their winning letters; children will receive certificates.