Expanded Hours at DMPL

New Hours

Thank you, Des Moines!

Your support for the March 5 Local Option Sales Tax initiative means that, beginning on Monday, July 1, 2019, all locations of the Des Moines Public Library will have expanded hours. These hours will allow for expanded services, more programming, and more opportunities to use the library. 

As of July 1, 2019, the hours for our libraries are as follows:

East Side, Forest Avenue, North Side, and South Side Libraries:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Franklin Avenue Library:
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM

Central Library:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00-5:00 PM