Teen Blog Entries
You never know when you’ll have to solve a crime. It could be when you’re bored at home with your sisters, when you’re visiting a researcher’s house to see their collection of plants, or even when you’ve hit a dead end in your Hollywood career. Luckily, these ladies and gentlemen were up for the cal...Read More
The attack on the U.S. Capitol and other recent unrest left many parents wondering how to talk to their children about what happened. It's hard to describe why such shocking violence occurred, and it can be difficult to discuss complicated topics like racism, injustice, and protests against the...Read More
Databases for Teens
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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.
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
Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
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.
Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much 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.
Satisface las necesidades de investigación de los usuarios hispanohablantes con una amplia extención de publicaciones académicas y revistas de texto completo en español y portugués, tanto de América Latina y acerca de América Latina.
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.
Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de HiSET® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
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.
Looking for your next great read? Find series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.
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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.