Fun Fact

Wind chill can cause problems during the winter. Wind chill is the combination of wind and temperature and is based on the rate of heat loss from exposed skin.

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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.**

Holidays

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.

The City of West Des Moines does NOT close on Martin Luther King Day (January), so we are OPEN that day.

2019 LIBRARY SCHEDULE (approved by Library Board 8/21/2018)

Location

4000 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265

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