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.  

Explora for Primary Schools

Explora Grades K-5 An EBSCO Experience

Explora is a research interface designed specifically for students and educators. The elementary school version highlights relevant, reliable, and age-appropriate content that's easy and fun for young learners to search and explore.

Nearly 100 popular full-text elementary school magazines, including Boys' Life, Cricket, Highlights, Junior Scholastic, Zoobooks, and dozens more

Includes Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, Encyclopedia of Animals

Collection of more than 1.2 million images of relevant photos, maps, flags, and more

Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English

Lexile reading levels assigned to full-text articles

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