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Vernal equinox is the first day of spring. 

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Karl, Retired Pastor

The West Des Moines Library has empowered retirement days for me in two ways. One, I am able to read extensively in the newspaper and magazine sections. Two, I am able to borrow books to read rather than to purchase and keep in my now limited home library. An added feature is borrowing audiobooks to savor while I drive to visit family in other states. 

 

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If you need help finding something on our website, try using the Search box in green at the top of the page – click the “website” radial button to search the website.

If you’re looking to see if the WDM Library owns a particular item, try using the Search box in green at the top of the page – click the “catalog” radial button to search our catalog and be taken to a list of results.

Use the main navigation menu on the top left (in green, all caps) to go to major areas of the website and catalog.

If you have a question during library hours, you can also call the Library at 515-222-3400 and we can assist you.  If you have a question outside of our hours, feel free to email the library.  Calling will usually get you a faster response.

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