Website featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history that may be used by a wide range of students, from middle and high school students to college students and independent scholars.
Looking for your dream job? Start here with free expert online resources for job seekers, veterans, and their families.
Free access to this trusted, unbiased website! Get reviews on appliances, cars, home products, and more. Des Moines Public Library card required to access.
Experience the joy of making with thousands of award-winning video classes taught by top designers and artists. Available to all DMPL cardholders.
Helps library users of all backgrounds and skill levels locate the information they need. High school students gathering sources for an assignment, lifelong learners investigating their passions, and individuals looking for context around the events shaping the headlines will all find answers with this easy-to-use database.
Search for interments within the City of Des Moines' cemeteries. Created and maintained by the City of Des Moines Park and Recreation Department.
Index of Des Moines, Polk County and Iowa news, editorials and opinion articles, movie, theater, music, and restaurant reviews, and company news about Iowa, people, Des Moines and Polk County ordinances, and obituaries.
FirstSearch is the biggest library catalog in the world. If it exists in the world, it's in FirstSearch, and it will tell you who owns the item.
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices, and more.
Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
Provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a range of subjects.
Satisface las necesidades de investigación de los usuarios hispanohablantes con una amplia extención de publicaciones académicas y revistas de texto completo en español y portugués, tanto de América Latina y acerca de América Latina.
Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de HiSET® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
Enjoy unlimited Access to NYTimes.com and the New York Times mobile app. All Des Moines Public Library card holders may use The New York Times online. When the 72 hour license expires, return to this page to checkout another one. You may renew your license as many times as you like.
Looking for your next great read? Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.
Library of Congress Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series of large-scale maps, dating from 1867 to the present and depicting the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of some twelve thousand cities and towns in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world, including award-winning investigative coverage and editorial commentary. When the 7-day license expires, return to this page to checkout another one. You may renew your license as many times as you like. Available to all DMPL cardholders.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere! Simply click below to create your account, and you can start using wsj.com immediately. Your access will be available for the next 3 days. After 3 days, simply come back and click the below link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created. Available to all DMPL cardholders.