Notary Service Suspended for May

Due to staffing changes, Notary service will not be available at the Library for the month of May, 2024.

West Des Moines City Hall offers free Notary services – please contact them ahead of time to arrange an appointment.

You can also search for Notaries in your area through the State’s Notary Search tool.

Hours & Location

Library Hours

The Library is on Regular Hours:

   Monday-Thursday  9am – 9pm 

   Friday  9am - 6pm

   Saturday  9am - 5pm 

   Sunday  2pm - 5pm

Curbside pickup is still available, if needed.  Call 515-222-3404


We are closed the following days(*):

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan)
  • President’s Day (Feb) (staff in-service day)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Mother’s Day (May)
  • Memorial Day (May)
  • July 4th holiday
  • Labor Day (Sept)
  • Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Friday (Nov)
  • December 24th and 25th (Christmas).
  • December 31st (New Year's Eve Day)

We close at 5pm on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.*

(*) Note that holiday closings may be slightly altered due to whether a holiday falls on a weekend. Please always check our Calendar for the most current closing information.

Main Library Location

4000 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50265


Valley Junction 24-Hour Kiosk


At the rear entrance to the West Des Moines Community Center at

217 - 5th St

West Des Moines IA 50265

Enter via the 4th St. parking lot