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"Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries." ~Anne Herbert

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  • Many thanks to Whole Foods Market for their generous Community Support Day to benefit the WDM Library!...
  • Monday, 7/17: Tonight's Nighty-Night drop-in storytime has been cancelled due to staff illness. See you next time!

JulieAnn, stay-at-home mom

I believe my daughter developed her appreciation for reading because of the comprehensive children's reading programs at the WDM Library. They are fun, educational and interactive. The staff are caring, know your child's name and listen with an open heart. I love our Children's Department!! 

 

Using the Library

Welcome to the West Des Moines Public Library!

We are glad you are here.

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!

For any of our Programs or Events, please check our online Calendar.  You can register for programs online there.