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Ruth L., WDM mom

Thank you for offering a summer reading program for adults so that I can participate with my children. 

 

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Welcome to Summer Reading 2018! Register for your reading log on our summer reading website and print your log at home or track your reading online (new for 2018). You can also stop by the library anytime we are open to register and pick up a paper reading log. Prizes begin on June 18!

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It’s time to R-O-C-K in the USA! The WDM Library invites ALL AGES (0-adult) to join our 2018 Summer Reading Club: Libraries Rock! Enter jam (excellent) contests to win prizes. Hit the high note when you meet your reading goals then score (earn) an invitation to our final party on Sat, Jul 28. Pick up […]

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Come check out our new book, Little Home Bird by Jo Empson, in our Tale Trail!  You can start at the south side of the library, facing Mills Civic Parkway, and make your way to the tunnel and towards ASHAWA PARK to read the story.  Celebrate spring and the upcoming Earth Day celebration with us!

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Last night we hosted our second annual WDM Writes Poetry Night, and it was a lovely event! Congratulations to all the winners, whose entries are published below.   Alice Roos (K-3): “H3N2” This winter there is a flu We just don’t know what to do People can die This is not a myth or a […]

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The West Des Moines Library is proud to announce the winners of our 2018 West Des Moines WRITES Poetry Contest! K-3: Alice Roos David Dehner Celeste Brown 4-6: Satya Iyer Adelyn Porter Lily Dahlen 7-8: Kauai Cua Reagan Mann Christina Arbs 9: Abby Bishop Penny Duran Vidya Iyer 10-12: Manar Yaseen Alana Scherer Mekhia Hillgren […]

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Take a look at some of these brand-new titles, just in time for spring break reading!  

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West Des Moines WRITES:  A community poetry contest and reading The West Des Moines Library is hosting a community poetry contest culminating in a reading event to celebrate Poetry Month and National Library Week. We invite everyone to submit poetry entries to the library through February 28. Winners will be invited to share their work […]

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If you tuned into ABC 5 WOI this morning at about 6am, you saw our own Children’s Assistant Megan Duvall discussing library programming and the Winter Reading Program with Sabrina Ahmed. Take a look here: Thank you for representing the library so well, Megan!

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The Winter Reading Club is our new winter reading program for ages 0-18. Much like the Summer Reading Club, all you need to do is keep track of your time spent reading or doing literacy based activities (rhymes, singing, attending storytime, etc.)! The Winter Reading Club will start on 12/15 and run through 1/15. To […]

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We are so thankful for the families who come spend time with us here at our library! Come see us next week, Monday-Wednesday, and make a drop-in craft!  We will be open regular hours Monday and Tuesday, but will close at 5pm on Wednesday (closed Thursday and Friday). There are still spots available for our […]

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