Curbside Pickup Service Begins Monday, June 1

All Des Moines Public Library buildings will be 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 begins June 1. Read more about that HERE

The Monarch Butterfly Migration

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Monarch butterflies are especially attracted to the nectar of the native Iowa plants outside the Franklin Library. Joel Van Roekel, supervisor of Environmental Education with Des Moines Parks and Recreation, will be catching, tagging, and releasing monarch butterflies between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. The public is invited to learn about and participate in this process.