West Des Moines Library Adults

Follow @WDMLibrary

  • 12/4: our internet service is currently down. Watch this space for updates!
  • This Sunday! Do some holiday shopping and help the Library!

Sarah G

WHAHOO! Mostly I stopped paying for my internet/cable package cause TV rots your brain and I realized I could get the internet at the library for free. And the WDM library lets you have 4 hours of internet and the downtown library only lets you have 1. So my choice was clear. Also, the WDM library has a prettier view from the windows, and it has more windows. And if you walk to it it's a pretty walk :-) 

 

adults’ blog articles

Welcome to our second-annual Winter Reading Challenge! We challenge you to read 5 hours between December 1 and January 31. Everyone completing the challenge will receive a Fine Forgiveness Coupon and a chance to win a Half Price Books gift card. To sign up, visit https://wdmlibrary.beanstack.org. If you have participated in other reading programs in the past […]

Read More

Our second-annual Winter Reading Challenge starts this Saturday, December 1. We challenge you to read 5 hours between December 1 and January 31. Everyone completing the challenge will receive a Fine Forgiveness Coupon and a chance to win a Half Price Books gift card. To sign up, visit https://wdmlibrary.beanstack.org. If you have participated in other reading programs […]

Read More

Ralph and Carol Moisa have one goal – to teach us that only by example can we instill in our children the tolerance and acceptance they need to make the best choices for all. Join this amazing family as they explore the history of the first inhabitants of this area by telling stories and the […]

Read More

So first, the obvious question: why show five movies we KNOW are bad all in one day? What’s the point of showing bad movies at all? First, my highbrow answer: because by watching films in which genuinely terrible film-making techniques are so obvious (and they are, in these movies), we gain a new appreciation for […]

Read More

6:30 p.m Reception | 7 p.m. Presentation. Sparkle Abbey is the pen name of Mary Lee Woods and Anita Carter, the authors and pet lovers behind the best-selling Pampered Pets Mysteryseries, set in Laguna Beach’s wacky world of precious pedigrees, pampered pooches, and secrets. Mary Lee and Anita will discuss their latest release, The Dogfather — when a local store owner […]

Read More

The mirrors are covered, black crepe ribbons are on the door and the ladies of the house are airing out their black dresses. There’s been a death in the family, and Joan Ferry will talk about Victorian death customs – some familiar, some not. The WDM Historical Society presents an Iowa History Series at the WDM Public […]

Read More

He’s baaaack!  Paranormal Investigator and author Terry Fisk examines ALL NEW cased of haunted locations in Iowa, sharing photos, case histories, eyewitness accounts, and ghost lore. Don’t miss this dynamic speaker, followed by Q&A time. Author’s books (The Iowa Road Guide to Haunted Locations) will be available for purchase. Sponsored by the Friends Foundation. Adults […]

Read More

“The History of Blues in America” is a one hour program led by music historian and acclaimed guitarist Joey Leone, along with two other musicians covering the history, influence and impact of American blues music through songs, stories and historical facts.  Over his long career, Joey has toured as a sideman guitar player for many […]

Read More

Tuesday, September 25th at 6:30pm in the Library Community Room Readers and local historians alike will love this presentation by author Matthew Walsh, who will discuss his Shambaugh Award-winning book, The Good Governor: Robert Ray and the Indochinese Refugees of Iowa. “After the Americans withdrew from the Vietnam War, their Indochinese allies faced imprisonment, torture, […]

Read More

UPDATE:  This series has been Cancelled due to lack of registration. Mary Krisco from Polk County Extension focuses on eating well and exercising now to prevent frailty, falls, and mental confusion down the road as you continue to age. Ages 60 & up. Registration required.  Register here:  http://wdmlibrary.librarymarket.com/stay-independent-adult-program  Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. September 18, 25, Oct […]

Read More
1 2 3 15
Adults’ Events

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No events today

See All Events