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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

Grab-and-Go Thursday

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Arts & Crafts, Play & Learn

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Thursdays are Grab-and-Go at DMPL! Stop by any DMPL branch during their curbside hours to pick up your Summer Reading Grab-and-Go Bag, full of take-home crafts and activities appropriate for *ages 2 to 12, as well as a Summer Reading Log. Every Thursday there will be a new bag with new fun things to do and create!

This week's Grab-and-Go Bag will be available from Thursday, August 6 , through Wednesday, August 12 , while supplies last. 

Learn more about Summer Reading and how to participate this year on our website. 


*Please note, Grab-and-Go Bags are intended to be used with adult supervision.