Pickup Window Hours: Mon-Fri: 4 PM - 6 PM
The Central Library Parking Garage, Book Drop, and Drive-Up Window will be CLOSED FOR REPAIRS Monday, August 3 through Friday, September 11.
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, email@example.com.
Upcoming Events at Central Library
- Toddler Storytime | August 28th, 10:15am
- Advice For Your Device : Office Hours | September 1st, 11:00am
- Iowa International Center | September 1st, 12:00pm
- Crafty Readers | September 1st, 4:15pm
- Family Storytime | September 1st, 6:30pm
- Baby Rhyme Time | September 2nd, 10:15am
- Early Out @ Central: Bookmark Challenge | September 2nd, 2:00pm
- Central VolunTeens | September 2nd, 2:00pm
- Evening Bridge Club | September 2nd, 6:00pm
- Preschool Storytime | September 3rd, 10:15am