Curbside Pickup Service Begins Monday, June 1

All Des Moines Public Library buildings will be 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 begins June 1. Read more about that HERE

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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.

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Borrowing Policies

You must be a resident of Des Moines 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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