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

Overdrive/Libby

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Read eBooks and eAudiobooks instantly, for free, using the device in your hand or your browser with Libby from Overdrive. Our collection includes popular kid, teen and adult titles.

Help & Guides

Borrowing Policies

You must be a resident of Des Moines, Windsor Heights or rural Polk County to use DMPL eBooks. Up to ten items can be checked out at a time. Items check out for three weeks. Holds can be placed on up to ten items at one time. You have three days to checkout an on-hold item once it becomes available. You may set your holds to automatically check out in your settings.

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