Libraries are for Everyone
In 1938 Forrest Spaulding, director of the Des Moines Public Library, created the Library’s Bill of Rights in response to the “growing intolerance, suppression of free speech, and censorship, affecting the rights of minorities and individuals”. With revisions over the years, the document’s intentions still holds true. See display case for entire current document.
The Dunn Library display highlights the core values of librarianship among them access, confidentiality, and social responsibility. Browse and discover the many resources and services of Dunn Library.