West Des Moines Library Teens

Follow @WDMLibrary

  • Our staff has been hard at work all week and we’ve surpassed the 1000-box mark!
  • Do you use health services in Dallas Co? Do you live there? Help them help you by taking their Health Needs Asses…

Elaine, stay-at-home mom

My daughter's 3rd & 4th grade elementary teachers were looking to enrich their students by forming a "book club". ...The WDM Library was an invaluable source of information. They helped guide us with book suggestions, project ideas and discussion topics.  ...The students loved the book club, and all of the participants developed a deeper comprehension and love of reading. They still talk fondly of the club, and continue to discuss great books amongst each other. 

 

teens’ blog articles

Young Adult author Maggie Ann Martin brings us her latest book To Be Honest, which has received rave reviews from the critics:  (NPR) “I cannot tell you how incredibly refreshing this [book] is!  I love that the book, itself, is not obsessed with its plus-siz main character.  Maggie Ann Martin actually allows us to look past Savvy’s weight […]

Read More

Local Route 72 will now serve the WDM Library!

Read More

Fri, Sept 27th – Sun, Sept 29th! The West Des Moines Public Library Friends Foundation will hold a book sale from Friday, September 27, through Sunday, September 29, in the Community Room here at the West Des Moines Public Library. The book sale’s hours will be: 9am to 6pm on Friday the 27th, 9am to […]

Read More

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
1 2 3 10
Teens’ Events

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

No events today

See All Events