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


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Enjoy over 7,000 eAudiobooks by popular authors such as Danielle Steel, Diana Gabaldon and William Kent Krueger.

Borrowing Policies

You must be a resident of Des Moines or rural Polk County to use DMPL eAudiobooks. Up to eight items can be checked out at a time. Items check out for three weeks. Holds can be placed on up to eight items at a time.

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