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Celebrating Banned Books Week | September 26 - October 2, 2021

Each year, the West Des Moines Public Library celebrates Banned Books Week to honor the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries.  Librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types come together during this week to support the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Best of 2020

Take a look back at the good stuff from 2020!

2020 Staff Picks: FICTION

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2020 Staff Picks: NONFICTION