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Des Moines Public Library

  • 1000 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 283-4152 ext. 4
  • Region: Downtown
  • Overview
    Meeting downtown or in a neighborhood? Reserve your next space at the Des Moines Public Library, Iowa’s largest public library, with six facilities throughout Des Moines. The stunning Central Library offers fully-equipped meeting rooms at attractive rates. Newly-updated branches are great spots for smaller business meetings and community gatherings. Catering and free Wi-Fi available.
  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Hours of Operation: 1-5 p.m. Sun (September - May); 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. M-W; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thu-F.
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Largest Room 1425
    • Total Sq. Ft. 8446
    • Reception Capacity 570
    • Theatre Capacity 300
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Banquet Capacity 200
    • Number of Rooms 8
    • Booths 18
    • Classroom Capacity 45
    Wells Fargo Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1425
    • Width: 55
    • Length: 25
    • Theater Capacity: 90
    • Classroom Capacity: 45
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 205
    Pioneer Hi-Bred Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1295
    • Width: 48
    • Length: 25
    • Height: 10
    • Theater Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 45
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 183
    Aviva Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1270
    • Width: 44
    • Length: 26
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Classroom Capacity: 36
    • Banquet Capacity: 56
    • Reception Capacity: 182
    Wells Fargo - Meeting Room 1
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1425
    • Width: 25
    • Length: 55
    • Theater Capacity: 90
    • Classroom Capacity: 45
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 205
    Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc. - Meeting Room 2
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1295
    • Width: 25
    • Length: 48
    • Theater Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 45
    • Banquet Capacity: 64
    • Reception Capacity: 183
    Aviva - Meeting Room 3
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1270
    • Width: 26
    • Length: 44
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Classroom Capacity: 36
    • Banquet Capacity: 56
    • Reception Capacity: 182
    Forest Avenue Meeting Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 840
    • Width: 24
    • Length: 40
    • Height: 8
    • Theater Capacity: 94
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Banquet Capacity: 60
    • Reception Capacity: 100
    Franklin Avenue Meeting Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1710
    • Width: 45
    • Length: 38
    • Theater Capacity: 150
    • Classroom Capacity: 50
    • Reception Capacity: 150
    South Side Meeting Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 800
    • Width: 30
    • Length: 29
    • Height: 12.5
    • Booth Capacity: 4
    • Theater Capacity: 74
    • Classroom Capacity: 32
    • Banquet Capacity: 32
    • Reception Capacity: 75
    North Side Meeting Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1056
    • Width: 32
    • Length: 33
    • Theater Capacity: 54
    • Reception Capacity: 60
    East Side Meeting Room
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1760
    • Width: 40
    • Length: 44
    • Theater Capacity: 85
    • Reception Capacity: 111
  • Location
    1000 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50309