West Des Moines Library Kids

Welcome to the Library!

This area of the Library’s website is a resource for parents, teachers, and caregivers of young children. Our Library’s Youth Services Department staff highlight tools to help children develop into readers, including book lists for children, information on our programs for young children and elementary students, early literacy information, and the Children’s Department Blog.  You can also find information on our many programs for young people. Welcome!

1000 Books before Kindergarten

For parents and children ages 0-6

Read to succeed! The best and the brightest have parents who read to them. Register online and track the stories YOU share with your child. When you reach 1000 books, earn a free book for your home collection! Click here to get started.


Read Woke Reading Challenge featured list:
Those Experiencing Poverty & Homelessness

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tumblebook link


Tumblebooks - Interactive Stories

(Desktop OR Mobile)



Tumblebooks for School Partners

username/password: wdmia / books

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