Fun Fact

Fall colors are best when late summer is dry and autumn has bright sunny days and cool nights below 40 degrees F.

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Karl, Retired Pastor

The West Des Moines Library has empowered retirement days for me in two ways. One, I am able to read extensively in the newspaper and magazine sections. Two, I am able to borrow books to read rather than to purchase and keep in my now limited home library. An added feature is borrowing audiobooks to savor while I drive to visit family in other states. 

 

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There are any number of ways you can Support Your West Des Moines Public Library

We have many Volunteer Opportunities at the library.

Our West Des Moines Library Friends Foundation also provides many opportunities to support your Library by becoming a Friend of the Library.  They host Author and other events here at the WDM Library. Funds from the Friends Foundation regularly support programming here at the Library, as well as many special projects.

This library website was made possible in part by a bequest from a generous library patron.  Consider the West Des Moines Library when discussing your planned giving.