Winter Weather Closures and Extended Deadlines

All locations of the Des Moines Public Library will open at NOON Tuesday, January 26 for curbside pickup (and computers at Central Library) due to inclement weather. All holds pickup deadlines and due dates have been extended until Wednesday, January 27.

Reduced Services at All DMPL Locations

All Des Moines Public Library locations have reduced in-person services at this time. Browsing will be unavailable, and public computers will only be available at Central Library by appointment. Curbside Pickup will continue at all locations. Go HERE for all the details about this decision and to see our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location.

Flipster

Flipster

Find popular magazines like People, Sports Illustrated, and Time on your computer, or on your phone or tablet with the Flipster app. Available to all DMPL cardholders.

Help & Guides

Get started with Flipster. 

Video Tutorial

Expiration dates will appear when you download a title to your shelf. Two years of back issues are available.

Borrowing Policies

There are no residency restrictions to use Flipster.

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