Franklin Avenue Library

Franklin Avenue Library
5000 Franklin Avenue, 50310
Sunday: Closed
10 AM - 8 PM
10 AM - 8 PM
10 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: Closed
10 AM - 6 PM
10 AM - 5 PM

Phone: (515) 283-4152

The Franklin Avenue Library, on Des Moines’ west side, serves the needs, wants, and tastes of our patrons with a collection of over 100,000 items. Our many media formats include books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, magazines, and electronic resources, as well as over 40 Internet stations for easy online access. Let our knowledgeable staff help you find the items you are looking for, or recommend a title to try. Whether it’s information or entertainment that you seek, the Franklin Avenue Library wants to help satisfy your desires.

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For Volunteer Opportunities: Adult volunteers, please contact Sarah Early, Teen volunteers, please contact Jennifer Leveck,

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