Library Reopening with Limited, In-Person Services

All Des Moines Public Library locations are now open for some in-person services on a limited basis. Go HERE for all the details about our new hours, services, and offerings at each DMPL location

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
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Age
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This event is in the "Birth-Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Virtual Storytime: ABC Fun with Rosie!

10:15am - 10:45am
Online Programming
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming
Age Group: Birth-Preschool, Children
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join Miss Janeé and help Rosie the Reader learn the alphabet during this special live storytime on Facebook Live! Miss Janeé will read a special Rosie-themed alphabet story to Rosie and young children, and kids can also dance and wiggle with Rosie to...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Des Moines Public Library Board Meeting

4:15pm - 5:30pm
Online Programming - Zoom
Library Branch: DMPL
Room: Online Programming - Zoom
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Library Meeting
Event Details:
The Library Board of Trustees will meet at 4:15 PM at the East Side Library in the Meeting Room. ...
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: 12
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual YA for Adults Book Club. This month, we will be discussing Emergency Contact By Mary H.K. Choi. This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation...

Closed for Christmas

All Day 12/24 - 12/25
Branches:
Central Library, East Side Library, Forest Avenue Library, Franklin Avenue Library, North Side Library, South Side Library, Off Site
Description:
Closed for Christmas ...
Branches:
Central Library, East Side Library, Forest Avenue Library, Franklin Avenue Library, North Side Library, South Side Library, Off Site
Description:
Closed for New Year's Day ...
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: 12
Event Details:
Join us on Zoom for the DMPL Virtual YA for Adults Book Club.  This program has limited space and requires registration. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with the link and password to the Zoom meeting.    ...