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Hours and Location

Summer Hours

(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)

  • 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday
  • 9am-6pm Friday
  • 10am-4pm Saturday**
  • Closed Sundays in Summer.**

Regular Hours

  • 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday
  • 9am-6pm Friday
  • 9am-5pm Saturday
  • 2pm-5pm Sunday

We are closed the following days(*):

  • New Year’s Day
  • President’s Day (staff in-service)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Mother’s Day (May)
  • Memorial Day (May)
  • July 4th holiday
  • Labor Day (Sept)
  • Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Friday (Nov)
  • December 24th and 25th (Christmas).

We close at 12 noon on New Year’s Eve Day (December 31st). We close at 5pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

(*) Note that holiday closings may be slightly altered due to whether a holiday falls on a weekend. Please always check our Calendar for the most current closing information.

2017 LIBRARY SCHEDULE (approved by Library Board 11/15/2016)

Location

4000 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

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