Pickup Window Hours: Mon-Fri: 4 PM - 6 PM
Phone: (515) 283-4152
The Central Library is located in the heart of downtown Des Moines at 1000 Grand Avenue in the Western Gateway Park near the Pappajohn Sculpture Garden. Offering unique architecture and a green roof, the Central Library has something for everyone. Our collection includes a wide variety of books, media, magazines, newspapers, microfilm, historic periodicals, city directories, sheet music and an extensive Iowa Collection. Free parking underground. The Central Library is a great place to get a book, use a computer or spend some time researching.
For Volunteer Opportunities: Please contact Stephanie Fruhling, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Events at Central Library
- Family Storytime | January 24th, 6:30pm
- Mother Goose on the Loose | January 25th, 9:15am
- Baby Rhyme Time | January 25th, 10:15am
- Early Out @ Central | January 25th, 2:00pm
- STEAM: Homemade Snow | January 25th, 2:00pm
- Preschool Storytime | January 26th, 10:15am
- LEGO Fridays | January 27th, 10:00am
- Toddler Storytime | January 27th, 10:15am
- Super Fun Sunday | January 29th, 1:00pm
- Play, Grow, Learn! | January 30th, 9:30am