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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 […]

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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 […]

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3 Secrets of the Library……… Okay, so they’re not really secrets but they are great services you might not know about yet! Hotspots Have a need for high-speed wireless internet at home or on the go? You can check out a hot spot from the library for a week. Click here for check out information. […]

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Try ALSC blogger Pamela Groseclose’s Harry Potter themed reading lists based on your house.  For those of you who are Ravenclaws, this month’s post is for you! Find Slytherine’s book list here: http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2018/04/a-hogwarts-reading-list-slytherin/ Here’s Gryffindor’s list: http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2018/07/a-hogwarts-reading-list-gryffindor/ I’m looking forward to the next month when she’ll focus on books all Hufflepuffs should read! (That’s my house!)

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11am on Friday, August 3rd in the Community Room!  The next in our Parent Quest series. A registered dietician from HyVee will present on healthy lunches in anticipation of the start of the school year. Registration is required and opens July 1.  Go here to register:  http://wdmlibrary.librarymarket.com/parent-quest-back-school Parent Quest is a program of the WDMCS Community […]

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Due to the weather forecast for Saturday, we’re moving the Final Party Carnival to Jordan Creek elementary school campus (4105 Fuller Road, West Des Moines, Iowa 50265). Same time 10-12. Lots of fun! Magician, Isiserettes drum corp, air brush tattoos, games, cotton candy, popcorn, and more!

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Here’s a preview of what we’ve been up to! Want to join in and rock out at the library? Check out our calendar to see what we are up to the rest of the month!

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Welcome to Summer Reading 2018! Register for your reading log on our summer reading website and print your log at home or track your reading online (new for 2018). You can also stop by the library anytime we are open to register and pick up a paper reading log. Prizes begin on June 18!

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It’s time to R-O-C-K in the USA! The WDM Library invites ALL AGES (0-adult) to join our 2018 Summer Reading Club: Libraries Rock! Enter jam (excellent) contests to win prizes. Hit the high note when you meet your reading goals then score (earn) an invitation to our final party on Sat, Jul 28. Pick up […]

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Come check out our new book, Little Home Bird by Jo Empson, in our Tale Trail!  You can start at the south side of the library, facing Mills Civic Parkway, and make your way to the tunnel and towards ASHAWA PARK to read the story.  Celebrate spring and the upcoming Earth Day celebration with us!

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