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.

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Enjoy unlimited Access to NYTimes.com and the New York Times mobile app.

All Des Moines Public Library card holders may use The New York Times online. When the 72 hour license expires, return to this page to checkout another one. 

Logging in to NYTimes.com

  • Click the Redeem link on the next page to access NYTimes.com and the New Times mobile app on iOS and Android. There is no limit to the number of times you can redeem this access.
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