Fun Fact

English speakers have used the word ‘spring’ for the season since the 16th century. Before that it meant the source of a river. The season was known as Lent or Lenten.

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Laura, mother of two boys

My family loves and treasures the West Des Moines Library.... We go to the library about once a week. We go for children's programming and fun activities, to use the internet and feel very lucky to be able to print off items we need. We also borrow movies and books. This library is our second home and I wouldn't want to be without it. Thank you for all that you do! 

 

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Our gratitude to the estate of Carmella Williams, for her generous gift that made this website possible.

Library at night and library seasonal photos – courtesy Larry Reynolds Stone’s Throwe Photo.