Library Reopening with Limited, In-Person Services

Central Library will reopen for some in-person services on a limited basis Monday, Sept. 28. Additional in-person services will begin at our remaining buildings on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Read more about this new phase of our reopening plan, called DMPL Express, HERE.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fall Book Bites

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Looking for your next favorite book? Want to dive into a new genre? Join four of our Librarians on Zoom for a sampling of the greatest and latest in Mystery & Thriller, Romance, Fantasy, and Young Adult. You'll get recommendations in all four gen...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers' Workshop Online

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual Writer's Workshop. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirma...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DMPL Virtual Genre Voyager Book Club with Heather Gudenkauf

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Visits, Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
What do the terms romance, mystery, fiction, sci-fi bring to mind? Have you ever wondered if there is more to these terms than what meets the eye? Are you looking to expand your reading horizons? Every season, roughly every 3 months, we move on to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Escape to the savannahs of Colombia and the rainforests of Costa Rica with Karin Stein who will share stories of trips she’s led through Latin America.  Stein is a Colombian musician with residency in the U.S.A.   She mana...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DMPL Virtual YA for Adults Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual YA for Adults Book Club. This month, we will be discussing Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor.  This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the Forest Avenue Library

4:30pm - 5:45pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
Join us from 4:30-5:45 PM for the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DMPL Virtual Book Club with Kali White

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for a special edition of the DMPL Virtual Book Club. Our book is The Monsters We Make, and we will be joined by the author, Kali White.  Kali White will discuss the book and her writing process, followed by a Q & A. T...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Get Cozy with Hygge

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
The Danish word “Hygge” has no easy translation into English.  It combines hospitality, contentment, and mindfulness, and some even claim that it helps Denmark earn the title of “Happiest Country in the World.”  Join Tova Brandt from the Mu...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers' Workshop Online

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual Writer's Workshop. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirma...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

DMPL Virtual Genre Voyager Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
What do the terms romance, mystery, fiction, sci-fi bring to mind? Have you ever wondered if there is more to these terms than what meets the eye? Are you looking to expand your reading horizons? Every season, roughly every 3 months, we move on to...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the North Side Library meeting

12:00pm - 1:00pm
North Side Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: North Side Library
Room: North Side Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
Join us for our Friends of the North Side Library meeting. New members welcome.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friends of the Forest Avenue Library

4:30pm - 5:45pm
Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Library Branch: Forest Avenue Library
Room: Forest Avenue Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
Join us from 4:30-5:45 PM for the monthly meeting of the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers' Workshop Online

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Registration
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual Writer's Workshop. Share samples of your work and receive feedback from other writers in the group. This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirma...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club On the Go

9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Central Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
The book club for those on the go: anytime, anywhere.  Check back for this month's title.  Book Club On the Go does not meet in person, but we still hope to hear from you! Join our Facebook group and join the discussion. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club On the Go

9:00am - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Central Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
The book club for those on the go: anytime, anywhere.  Check back for this month's title.  Book Club On the Go does not meet in person, but we still hope to hear from you! Join our Facebook group and join the discussion. ...