Whether you work from home or just use the internet to stay in touch with family and friends, there are times you will need to get out of your yoga pants, get off your couch and get online away from your apartment. So, where in Des Moines can you find free Wi-Fi?
Several coffeehouses, restaurants and even a laundry mat have Wi-Fi you can access at no cost. Here's a list for you to try:
Java Joes Coffeehouse -620 Cherry Street Suite 100
Freidrich's Coffee - 699 Walnut K-25
Mars Cafe Coffeeshop - 2318 University Ave.
Smokey Row Coffee Company - 1910 Cottage Grove
West End Architectural Salvage - 22 9th St.
The House of Bricks - 525 E Grand Ave.
McDonalds - several locations in town
Wellman's Pub - 2920 Ingersoil Ave.
Perkins Family Restaurant - 2000 SW McKinley Ave.
Shops and Businesses
Hy-Vee Food Store - access in dining area and Caribou Coffee - 4605 Fleur Dr.
Southridge Mall Food Court - 1111 E Army Post Rd.
Merle Hay Mall - 3850 Merle Hay Rd, #101
Kaleidoscope at the Hub Mall - skywalk level and food court area - 6th and Walnut
Busy Bubbles Laundry - 6401 Hickman Rd.
State Federal Bank - 700 Walnut, Suite 203 (Skywalk)
Iowa Genealogical Society - 628 East Grand Ave.
Krueger Southgate BP - 3401 S.E. 14th St.
Des Moines Central Library - 1000 Grand
East Side Library - 2559 Hubbell Ave.
Forest Avenue Library - 1326 Forest Ave.
Franklin Avenue Library - 5000 Franklin Ave.
North Side Library - 3516 5th Ave.
South Side Library - 1111 Porter Ave.
So whether you’re grabbing a soy latte and biscotti, getting your oil changed or taking a break from retail therapy at the mall, you can find an open Wi-Fi that won't cost you anything.