Library Resources

Merrill Library Catalog – Destiny Discover

  • Students & staff have access to hundreds of eBooks and Audiobooks that can be self-checked out. Login with your DMPS email address and computer password.
  • If you prefer an actual book, place a Hold on it and Mrs. Kent will deliver it to your classroom if you are a hybrid student or arrange for curbside pick-up if you are a virtual student.
  • Students can checkout 2 books for a 2-week period. This allows our collection to keep rotating and honors the Holds that have been placed by other students.
  • Returned books will be quarantined for a minimum of 72 hours before the next checkout.
  • Questions? Please email carrie.kent@dmschools.org
  • There is an outdoor book return box at the school’s main entrance for the convenience of our virtual students.

MackinVIA Free access to over 2,000 eBooks and audiobooks. Login with your DMPS email address and computer password!

Heartland AEA 11 Online library and resources- Heartland Area Education Agency works in partnership with public and accredited private schools to provide educational services, programs, and resources for improving student achievement and building cultural competence. Heartland AEA staff members serve preschool children, K-12 students, families, educators, and sometimes entire communities. Heartland AEA also funds about 180 special education staff positions for the Des Moines Public Schools. Contact your school’s librarian for username and password!

EasyBib Free automatic bibliography and citation maker. Creates a Works Cited instantly. Also contains writing and research guides.

Des Moines Public Library  The Des Moines Public Library’s Mission and Vision drive what we do every day to serve our customers. Our Services and Policies pages are a rich mine of information on what we can provide you as our library customer.

Online Safety and Netiquette

Kid Safe-Cyberspace

Safekids Quiz

Childnet – Your call quiz from Childnet International