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DES MOINES PUBLIC LIBRARY
1000 GRAND AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50309

General Information and Finances

Phone Number: 515-283-4152
Library ID: BA
Operating Revenue: $8,366,133
Total expenditures on library collection for 2012 (latest available year): $766,957

Staffing

Full-time Librarians with Master's Degrees from programs of library and information studies: 28.50
Full-time Librarians: 36.75
Additional Full-time Employees: 52.68

Library Catalog and Collection

Total Print Materials: 494,233
Ebooks: 3,401
Physical Audio Titles: 60,479
Downloadable Audio Titles: 3,634
Physical Video Titles: 26,764
Downloadable Video Titles: 0

Visiting Information

Total Yearly Hours: 14,947
Total Visits: 1,304,080

Programs

Total Programs: 4,050
Children's Programs: 3,268
Young Adult Programs: 367
Total Audience: 89,620
Children's Audience: 72,857
Young Adult Audience: 3,916

Map Location

Library Outlets

DES MOINES PUBLIC LIBRARY


1000 GRAND AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50309
Phone: 515-283-4152
Type: Central Library
Square Feet: 110000
Service Hours Per Year: 3197
Weeks open per year: 52

SOUTH SIDE LIBRARY


1111 SW PORTER AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50315
Phone: 515-283-4940
Type: Branch Library
Square Feet: 14800
Service Hours Per Year: 2704
Weeks open per year: 52

EAST SIDE LIBRARY


259 HUBBELL AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50317
Phone: 515-265-8555
Type: Branch Library
Square Feet: 15200
Service Hours Per Year: 2704
Weeks open per year: 52

FRANKLIN AVENUE LIBRARY


5000 FRANKLIN AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50310
Phone: 515-283-4271
Type: Branch Library
Square Feet: 28590
Service Hours Per Year: 2699
Weeks open per year: 52

FOREST AVENUE


1326 FOREST AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50314
Phone: 515-283-4152
Type: Branch Library
Square Feet: 12000
Service Hours Per Year: 1825
Weeks open per year: 52

NORTH SIDE LIBRARY


3516 5TH AVE
DES MOINES, IA 50313
Phone: 515-283-4941
Type: Branch Library
Square Feet: 10000
Service Hours Per Year: 1818
Weeks open per year: 52

Source and Notes

Notes:
-1 Indicates missing data
-3 Indicates data that is not applicable

Source:
Public Libraries Survey, Fiscal Year 2012 (latest available data)