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See what Des Moines Public Library staff is reading!
Do you like your books to be leisurely paced and atmospheric, or do you prefer menacing and suspenseful? Maybe melancholy and lyrical? View existing lists, or make your own with NoveList Plus! Have a smart phone? Try Novelist Plus Mobile.[Your library card is required to use this resource]
View lists of new items on order! Lists include Audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, New Fiction, New Mysteries, and New Nonfiction.
Our new self-published collection will endeavor to promote local material and bolster the independent and creative writing process.
Read articles about books and reading from around the internet collected by our librarians.
Looking for a book list you've found here before? Visit our archive of librarian created booklists (no longer updated).
Book Club Sets for Checkout at DMPL:
Sets checkout for 60 days and include 6-20 copies. Check the complete listings or printable lists for number of copies in each set.
Online catalog listings: