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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Friends Foundation

Become a Friend of the West Des Moines Library

The West Des Moines Library Friends Foundation supports the West Des Moines Public Library and the many services, materials, and programs it provides to our community. With your support, this year the Friends Foundation will help the Library:

    • Purchase new books, electronic materials, technology, and library artwork.
    • Support essential programs that serve the unique needs of children, teens, adults, and seniors.
    • Help fund the library’s Summer Reading Program serving almost 2,600 registered children.
      During the summer, over 170 programs were offered to more than 25,000 attendees.
    • Sponsor and operate special events like the Visiting Author series, featuring Iowa authors

If you share our belief that a strong public library is essential to making West Des Moines an even better place to live, please join or renew your membership to the Friends Foundation.  Click the [Contribute] button to donate and become a Member of the Friends.

You can also send your membership donation to:

West Des Moines Library Friends Foundation

4000 Mills Civic Parkway

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-2049

Your membership is tax-deductible and will ensure a strong and vital community library.

The 2019-20 Friends Foundation Board

Row 1 (r to l): Jean Fajen; Jim Harrington; Dan Werner; Katie Bliss; Lynda Goplerud; Ed O’Neill; Teresa Volchek; Scott Griese

Row 2 (r to l): Kathleen Till-Stange; Mary Kay Newton; Stacy Conradt; Katie Getting (President); Kate Amdor; Deb Flagg; Sally Beisser; Michelle Schatzberg

Questions can be directed to wdmlibraryfriends [at] gmail.com.  Note that this email is staffed by volunteers, and may not be answered same-day.