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Josalynn, teacher

As a school teacher I know the importance of bringing your children to the library. ...Your night and weekend story times allow the working parents to share the joy of our library with our children. Thanks!! 

 

adults’ blog articles

Miyoko Hikiji, Iowa Author of All I Could Be:  My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq.

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This past year Library Staff read from adult classics (To Kill a Mockingbird) to children’s fiction (Rain Reign) and everything in between. Some authors are re-appearing as favorites including Rainbow Rowell, who first appeared in favorites lists last year, others like John Grisham, Neil Gaiman and Nicholas Sparks, have shown up as favorites for a […]

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to low registration.   Poetry Nite at Inspired Grounds Cafe! 117-5th St – Valley Junction (WDM). Thursday, March 24th from 7-9pm. Prizes to be awarded for notable work.  Ages 14+

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The West Des Moines Public Library Friends’ Foundation is hosting a wine and cheese fundraiser on April 22nd here at the West Des Moines Library. The Friends are asking for a donation of $20.00 (tax-deductible) to attend, and the donation can be given at the event or made in advance at this link: Wine And Cheese Donation. […]

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This is my favorite time of year at the library. We’ve asked the West Des Moines Library Staff to list the most memorable books they read during the past year. The list gets long and its always fun to see what folks were reading. This is the first list of several.  Non-fiction was read heavily this […]

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Define American Film Festival The Des Moines Art Center’s Levitt Auditorium 4700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA Thursday, January 21st Friday, January 22nd Saturday, January 23rd Ahead of Iowa’s Feb. 1st Caucuses, the Define American Film Festival will provide voters and the media with diverse perspectives about immigration and American identity. Through a selection of […]

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UPDATE Jan 12th:  Most of the noisy work is done!  Check out our new holds area with fresh paint, our newly-placed Service Desk in the Circulation area and More!   If you come into the library, you may notice some work being done on the first floor. We’re in the process of installing new self-check […]

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Starting in January, the West Des Moines Public Library will host a series of foreign films meant to give insight into the art form of cinema itself as well as how the peoples and cultures of the world depict themselves in film. The films will be shown on the following Tuesday nights: January 12th, February […]

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Adults’ Events

Friday, April 29, 2016

  • 6:30 PMHoliday Cardmaking
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