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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ON JANUARY 28, eMAGAZINES WILL MOVE TO THE OVERDRIVE|LIBBY APP.

Explore and read articles from top news, entertainment, lifestyle, and travel magazines, including National Geographic, Kiplinger's, Food Network Magazine, Newsweek, and Us Weekly.

Help & Guides

Borrowing Policies

You must be a resident of Des Moines, Windsor Heights, 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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