Fun Fact

The record for the largest snowfall in a single day was set in the US on Dec 4, 1913, when Georgetown, CO received a staggering 63" of snow – more than five feet.

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I believe my daughter developed her appreciation for reading because of the comprehensive children's reading programs at the WDM Library. They are fun, educational and interactive. The staff are caring, know your child's name and listen with an open heart. I love our Children's Department!! 

 

Hours and Location

Regular Hours

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

Summer Hours

(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)

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

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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