Kanopy Is Currently Unavailable

The streaming video service Kanopy is currently unavailable. We are working to fix, and apologize for the inconvenience.

All Buildings Remain Closed, Curbside Service Available

All Des Moines Public Library buildings remain closed to the public until further notice as a preventative measure to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Patrons can now place new holds on materials, and curbside pickup service is available at all locations. Read more about that HERE

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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