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.  

Melissa Gillespie

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Melissa is an attorney at West Bank, a local community bank. She is a graduate of Simpson College with a B.A. in Business Management and Drake University Law School. Melissa is also a graduate of the West Des Moines Leadership Academy.

Melissa believes that our Library is a centerpiece of Community in innumerable ways that stretch beyond the power of reading. She feels being a part of helping the library continue to serve our Community is a privilege and has been on the board since her appointment in 2016. 

Julia Donaldson's The Snail and the Whale, is a book her whole family enjoys rereading!

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Board Trustee