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DMU Library: Location & Contact Info


Address & Location


8025 Grand Ave
West Des Moines, IA 50266

The Des Moines University Library Collections Room is located on the second floor of the Edge of Advancement (EOA) building. Study space is located throughout campus.

8025 campus map

Parking map

Phone: 515-271-1537



The Library is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Members of the public must use materials in the Library.

For public access to library resources: 

Visit the front desk on the 1st floor of the Edge of Advancement

Visitors will be escorted to the 2nd floor of the Edge of Advancement for library kiosk and library resource access


The Kendall Reed Rare Book Room is located next door to the DMU Clinic at 3200 Grand Ave. Des Moines, and is open by appointment only. If you are interested in viewing these materials, please contact the Library to set up an appointment.