West Des Moines Library Teens

Follow @WDMLibrary

  • The IRS has released an updated Tax Withholding Estimator which we recommend you try out, so you know what your tax…
  • Our mobile app developer made some changes to our WDM Library app...which aren't all working. Please bear with us…

Lindsay L., mom and financial professional

I have been a book lover practically since birth -- my parents regularly caught me trying to read under my covers with a flashlight long after "lights out" time when I was growing up, and I still have a book in my hand every chance I get. Now that I have a two-and-a-half year old to pass my love of reading down to, I feel very blessed to have a wonderful facility like the WDM library just minutes away from home. She gets very excited about going to the "yibardy" and her squeals of delight as she runs to the children's section elicit the world's biggest smile from me! 

 

teens’ blog articles

Are you looking for something new to read for these last weeks of summer? Take a look at some of these new titles in our YA (Young Adult) collection: Two Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus Echo Ridge is small-town America. Ellery’s never been there, but she’s heard all about it. Her aunt […]

Read More

Welcome to Summer Reading 2019! Register for your reading log on our summer reading website and print your log at home or track your reading online or via the new Beanstack Tracker App (for iOS and Android). You can also stop by the library anytime we are open to register and pick up a paper […]

Read More

In 2018, I (Liz, your resident teen library assistant) read 16 young adult books. I ended the year with Pride, by Ibi Zoboi. The book begins like this: “It’s a truth universally acknowledged that when rich people move into the hood, where it’s a bit broken and a little bit forgotten, the first thing they […]

Read More

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

Do you love pumpkin spice? Test your taste buds tomorrow with our 1st ever Pumpkin Spice Taste Challenge. Register here: http://wdmlibrary.librarymarket.com/word-pumpkin-spice-taste-challenge

Read More

What is TAB Reading? Every month, I ask our TAB member what they’re reading. Here’s what they’ve been enjoying; check their recommendations out if you’re in need of a new book! Andrew—The Knife of Never Letting Go Delany—The Selection, Backlash, Blood Will Tell, The Body in the Woods Elisabeth—In the Afterlight, Clockwork Prince Jayden—Kingdom of […]

Read More

Young Adult books featuring Native American characters, historical information, or Native American themes.  For more information, please visit https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/

Read More

Vote for your favorite books for the https://www.dogobooks.com/voting/2018-teens-top-reads Voting is open now through October 13 during Winners will be announced after Teen Read Week on October 15.  For more info visit https://teenreadweek.ning.com/ 

Read More
1 2 3 9
Teens’ Events

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No events today

See All Events