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:

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.  

WDM Library Policy Manual

Last Updated:

The policy linked below is the latest approved copy of the West Des Moines Public Library Policy Manual.

Its main sections include:

  • Administrative Policies
  • Personnel Policies
  • Collection Development Policy
  • Expenditures and Finance Policy
  • Art Policy
  • Library Conduct Policy
  • Gift Policy
  • Sponsorship and Partnership Policy

Some individual policies can be separately accessed via our Policies page.  

Download Policy