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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You must be a resident of Des Moines or rural Polk County to use DMPL eMagazines. You may check out as many eMagazines as you like. No due dates.

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