Harry Potter Escape

Mar 26
Monday 6:00 pm
A dark curse has been cast over the school, and we need a time-turner to go back in time and stop it. But, we're locked in an office!
Groups of up to 5 have 30 minutes to find clues and solve puzzles to escape. Space limited. 6:00-6:30 or 6:45-7:15 PM time slots are available. Pre-registration is required. Please call 515-283-4152 or e-mail Online registration is not available for this program. THIS EVENT IS FULL.

Computer Basics: Using the Libby App

The library is more than just the books on our shelves; find e-books and e-audiobooks by learning to use the Libby app! Libby is the app that helps you access e-books and e-audiobooks on your phone, tablet, computer, and other devices. Discover how to borrow new titles instantly and take your library with you wherever you go.

*Must be a Des Moines resident for your DMPL library card to work with Libby.
*Please preregister at the Info Desk, online at, or by calling 283-4152, ext. 3.

Arlington and the Tomb of the Unknowns Presentation by Thomas W. Tudor

Apr 5
Thursday 1:00 pm

Des Moines native Tom Tudor served as sentinel and relief commander at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in 1969 and 1970. That tomb, located at Arlington National Cemetery, has been guarded by the U.S. Third Infantry Regiment for almost 70 years. Tudor has spent more than 30 years discussing the traditions and responsibilities of those who guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Come see his comprehensive presentation and learn about this fascinating part of American history.


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