Fun Fact

In the US, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day, Valentine’s Day and Groundhog’s Day are all celebrated in the winter.

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  • Jerry Barlow, this Sunday 3/19 at 2pm. Acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist and storyteller. An annual favorite!

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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Welcome to the West Des Moines Public Library!

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Use the links at the left to find out how to maximize your experience here at the Library, including how to get a library card, request titles for library purchase or to borrow from another library, use our meeting or study rooms, use our library computers, and more!

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