Library Services

Access to Information and Knowledge

Library & Information Services supports all district school libraries with on-going professional development and collection management to enhance the information literacy curriculum and promote increased student achievement. The department also manages the school district’s archives.

Libraries & Information Services provides web-based software with 24/7 access to building, district, and on-line resources, including a District eBook Library collection available to all DMPS faculty, students, and staff. To access online library services, please visit the links in the menu to the right.

Another service provided by the Library & Information Services department is COLLAGE (Creating Options for Learning Listening And Growing Educationally). COLLAGE is a facility that provides DMPS faculty, staff, and school-related groups and organizations opportunities for designing and creating original visual and presentation materials to enhance the District curriculum. Highlighted COLLAGE services are the large numbers of Elison die-cuts, numerous laminators, and many supplemental curriculum materials.

Library & Information Services

Dale A. Vande Haar, Ph.D., MLS

Address: 1915 Prospect Road, Room 222, Des Moines 50310
P: 515-242-7882 | F: 515-242-7359 | E: dale.vandehaar@dmschools.org