Fun Fact

The Dog Days of Summer refers to the period July 3rd - August 11th.  Named after the Dog Star (Sirius) in the constellation of Canis Major.

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Kristin H., WDM mom

I began taking my son to the Lapsit Lambs baby class when he was just a few months old. Since then, it has been wonderful having a variety of classes available as he continues to grow and develop. From playing a ukulele to learning first words in sign language, classes have helped highlight his interests. The WDM library has been a great place for learning and growing with my family! 

 

Using the My List function in Encore (online catalog)

The My List function in Encore – our online catalog – allows you to save lists of titles in our collection you’ve already read/viewed, titles you want to explore, or other lists as you choose.  The instructions below are also available in a printable PDF format.

Go to our catalog – you can bookmark this link to get to it quickly: http://encore.wdm.iowa.gov

Click on Login in the top right of the page.  

 

 

You will login with your library barcode and your PIN. >>

 

If you don’t know your PIN, call the Library at 222-3400 and we can help you with that.

 

When you find books you want to save, click on Add to Cart. You can do this for one title or several.

 

 

 

 

 

Once you have what you want in the Cart, click on My Book Cart   >>    

         

In the Book Cart, select some or all of the items using the checkboxes at the left, then Save to List.

 

A screen will popup (make sure you aren’t blocking popups in your browser). You will Name the list and (optional) describe it. Then click Create. At the next popup, click OK.

You will return to the Cart screen. You can now remove these from your cart if you want, as they’re now saved to your List. Otherwise they’ll stay in there and be available to save to other lists or put on hold.