Fun Fact

English speakers have used the word ‘spring’ for the season since the 16th century. Before that it meant the source of a river. The season was known as Lent or Lenten.

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Jacci A, WDM grandmother

I am very excited that the library has so many children's programs! I bring my grandson to several and he loves to come! The staff obviously love kids and are patient and kind.  

 

Library Board of Trustees

West Des Moines Public Library Trustees as of March, 2018

Trustee terms are for 4-year appointments.

Name Appointed Term Expires
Murphy, Joseph D.
(President)
3/9/15 6/30/19
Gillespie, Melissa L.
(Vice President)
7/1/16 6/30/20
Brooks, Mary (Board Secretary)
5/31/17 6/30/21
Pollpeter, Joe 6/30/17 6/30/21
Schneider, Lisa 1/1/18 1/1/22
Grant, Carol 2/1/18 2/1/22
Myers, Bryan F. 7/3/08
7/1/13
7/1/17
6/30/09
6/30/17
6/30/21
Hardman, Renee
(City Council Liaison)
email: renee.hardman [at] wdm.iowa.gov
Eschete, Darryl
(Library Director)
515-222-3409 (work)
Houghtaling, Shirley
(Head of Public Services)
515-222-3413 (work)
Greenwood, Susan
(Library Secretary)
515-222-3408 (work)