Kanopy Is Currently Unavailable

The streaming video service Kanopy is currently unavailable. We are working to fix, and apologize for the inconvenience.

All Buildings Remain Closed, Curbside Service Available

All Des Moines Public Library buildings remain 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 is available at all locations. Read more about that HERE

Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming

More information at dmpl.org/events.


This Week's Virtual Programming:

Monday, August 3

Tuesday, August 4

Wednesday, August 5

Thursday, August 6

Friday, August 7


Previous Programs


Virtual Storytime

Virtual Crafternoon

At-Home STEM Experiments


  • Kickoff Concert featuring the B2wins (July 1) | Facebook
  • Get Silly with Miss Mary! (July 23) | Facebook (will be on-demand on Facebook after)
  • Family Magic with Mikayla Oz (July 23) | Facebook
  • Animal Ambassadors Live with the Blank Park Zoo (July 30) | Facebook