Library Reopening with Limited, In-Person Services

All Des Moines Public Library locations are now open for some in-person services on a limited basis. Go HERE for all the details about our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location

Great Courses

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Over 150 courses, including, Fundamentals of Photography, Techniques for Retraining Your Brain, Great Meals in Less Time, and Yoga for Healthy Mind and Body.

Borrowing Policies

You must be a resident of Des Moines, Windsor Heights, or rural Polk County to access The Great Courses. Access to The Great Courses is provided in 7 day licensing increments through the Des Moines Public Library's RBdigital collection. When your license expires, return to RBdigital to check out another. Your viewing history and preferences will be saved. Borrowers may have up to three RBdigital streaming licenses per 7 days

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