Posted on: March 9, 2018

Recycling Event


Recycling Event 4-21-18

City-wide Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Sign Up Here To Receive Emergency Alerts On Your Phone

Code Red

Follow this link to sign up for City of Desoto's Code Red Emergency Notification System

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Life Safety Awareness Program


If you are a resident of DeSoto, the Fire Department has initiated a Life Safety Awareness Program to proactively prevent fatalities by providing battery operated smoke detectors for residents who are elderly, handicapped or those having a demonstrated ne...

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City-wide Announcements
Posted on: February 10, 2017

Connecting the Community With Valuable Resources


"I think it's so important that our residents have easy access to information regarding social services and resources available to them in our area,” said DeSoto Mayor ProTem Rachel Proctor.  “Many valuable resources out there often go unuse...

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Additional Info... City-wide Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2016

DeSoto Parks & Recreation Receives Accreditation from CAPRA


DeSoto Parks & Recreation Department Receives National Accreditation at 2016 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference DESOTO, TX October 12, 2016 - The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently announced that th...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Library Receives TMLDA Library Excellence Award


The DeSoto Public Library was just awarded the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association Award for 2017. The Library was one of very few of the over 500 public libraries in Texas to receive this award. The award is focused on the development of strong...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Free Tax Preparation for Seniors


IRS certified volunteers from the AARP will provide free tax preparation for seniors each Wednesday at the Library from 11 AM to 3 PM beginning on February 7 and continuing until April 11.

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Good Friday and Easter Holiday

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Hoopla is now available at the DeSoto Public Library!

hoopla digital

Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers
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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Roku Streaming Sticks with Netflix now available for checkout!

Roku Streaming Stick

These streaming sticks are easy-to-use, wireless devices that plug in to an HDMI port on the back of your TV. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and may be checked out for 14 days with no renewals. ***Must be 18 or older to check out. ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Now Available!

Wi-Fi Hotspot

They are easy-to-use, mobile hotspots that keeps your smart phone, tablet, laptop, or other Wi-Fi–enabled devices connected to the Internet. You can connect up to 10 devices to 4G LTE networks. They will be available at the Library’s Check-Out desk and ma...

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Link to library online catalog page Library

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Recreation Center Renovation


The gymnasium and upstairs track located in the Recreation Center will undergo renovation this Spring. Please stay tuned for updates.

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Easter Egg-stravaganza


The Easter Bunny  is on his way! Bring your Easter baskets and join us for the Easter Eggstravaganza for children ages 9 and under. There will be hundreds of Easter eggs up for grabs, so hop on over to the fields at Zeiger Park. Pre-register onli...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Program Guide: Recreation Life

Recreation Life Spring Summer 2018

Discover DeSoto Park & Recreation Department and all we have to offer. Register for a new program, a sports league, or join the fitness center. Enjoy the upcoming season by attending one of our festive events.

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Volunteer DeSoto


Volunteers support the DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department in a variety of ways – at special events, through clerical office work, with education programs, and with environmental projects. Volunteers add new dimension, personality, and depth to our pro...

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Here's how to sign up... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: August 22, 2017

Fun Time Live Event Calendar


Our number one goal is to provide each and every child who enters any of our locations a positive, fun, and safe environment for them to let loose and have fun! This basic goal has allowed us to provide a positive place for millions of children over the p...

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Posted on: July 31, 2017

Community Security Camera Program

Security camera

This is a voluntary crime prevention program. By providing the video to the Police Department you are helping us keep your Community safe. The information yourvideo captures may contain information that could help solve a crime, and apprehend a c...

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Brochure to register cameras Police
Posted on: January 14, 2016

Police purchase Segways

SROs on Segways

Desoto PD purchased two Segway vehicles for our School Resource Officers. These will be used at the high school, the freshman campus as well as school and city events. They are a welcome addition to our SRO unit.