NEW Mobile App Coming Soon!

We're launching a NEW mobile app!  Note:  Your old WDM Library app may stop working soon, so we can update the App stores.

Watch the week of the 19th for more info on the NEW app!

For now, you can place holds and check your account via your mobile browser: https://encore.wdm.iowa.gov

Closed for Renovations Starting March 1st

The WDM Library is Temporarily Closed to finish our Renovations. Starting March 1st, the closure will last between six and eight weeks, as we have a LOT to do!  Curbside holds pickup is available - we have EXPANDED the hours: M-Th 9a-7p and Fri/Sat 10a-2p!  For more information, see our Building Renovations page.  

DSM Newspaper and Obituary Index

Des Moines Register

The Newspaper and Obituary Index for The Des Moines Register created by the Public Library of Des Moines.

NOTE: the WDM Library does not have a microfilm collection of old Registers – you need to go to the Des Moines Public Library for access to these resources. They can be reached at 515-283-4152 or via their website.