Vision and Mission

Vision

The West Des Moines Public Library will promote the sharing of ideas, the love of learning and the joy of reading by providing equal access to information and knowledge.

Mission

The West Des Moines Public Library enriches the quality of life of community residents by providing convenient, timely and equal access to information and ideas. The library is committed to offering engaging activities, opportunities for personal and professional growth, promoting the love of reading and learning while remaining responsive to the changing needs of the community.

The WDM Library is guided by a citizen Board of Trustees and a series of board-approved Policies.