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The West Des Moines Public Library is on the Polk County Health Department’s list of cooling centers and, because of that, we get their extreme heat advisory messages. The Health Department sent one of those messages out this morning. It says: “The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat advisory July 19-22.  Very hot temperatures are […]

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On June 21st, the West Des Moines Whole Foods store had its Community Support Day for the third quarter of the year and our library was the beneficiary. Five percent of the money the store took in that day–amounting to $2314.40–is earmarked to support library programs and supplies. Today I had the pleasure to ceremonially receive […]

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Have you found the Booklists link on our Adults page yet?  Try the new Non-Fiction Library Staff Picks for 2016.  These titles weren’t necessarily published in that year, just read and enjoyed in 2016 by our library staff! This past year there were so many great non-fiction titles that our staff enjoyed, I immediately read a few. What makes a […]

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  The WDM Library Friends Foundation is pleased to present a popular Iowa author! Iowa author Heather Gudenkauf is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and These Things Hidden.  in her free time Heather enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking and running.  She is currently […]

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Shop Whole Foods on Thursday, June 22nd and 5% goes to the WDM Library!

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We have a new Summer Reading Club site for 2017!  If you’ve previously participated in our Adult SRC, you will need to Register on the new site one-time.  We hope to use this site for year-round reading challenges and more, so be sure to sign up! Once you register, then print out your reading log and […]

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Books Into Movies – In Theaters or Coming Soon

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Another great meeting on the books!  Along with our discussion of The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry  our wonderful group talked about a little bit of everything.  Below you will find a few of the books mentioned during the meeting.  Feel free to send us your additions!   Are there any books you’ve re-read as an […]

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