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

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PRIDE Month - Resources & Books

June is Pride Month! Though Capital City Pride has delayed Des Moines' annual celebration of the LGBTQ community until at least July due to concerns over the COVID pandemic, we wanted to help start the month with a list of local resources utilized by the LGBTQ community, as well as some book recomme...

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One Week with Mango

The library’s free language-learning program, Mango, offers the chance to learn dozens of language from across the globe, including Spanish, Mandarin, German, Japanese, and many others. Beginning the process of learning a language can typically be intimidating and overwhelming: You open up an app an...

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