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Library Reopening with Limited, In-Person Services
All Des Moines Public Library locations will reopen for some in-person services on a limited basis on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Go HERE for all the details about our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location
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.
Index of the Des Moines Register created by the University of Northern Iowa. September 1965-June 1975
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.
A broad range of perspectives on timely topics can be explored with full-text newspapers, popular magazines, video, and audio.
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.
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.
Meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface with age-appropriate and curriculum-related materials.
Mango is a fun and easy way to learn any of more than 70 languages, plus English courses in more than 20 languages.
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.
Reference USA is now Reference Solutions! They offer access to more than 14 Million Businesses, 89 Million Residents, 855,000 Physicians & Dentists, 203 Million Consumers, and 2.5 million job postings.
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.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.