Closed for Renovations Starting March 1st

The WDM Library is Temporarily Closed starting March 1, 2021. This is the final, big closure to finish our Renovations.  It will last between six and eight weeks, as we have a LOT to do!  For more information, see our Building Renovations page.  

Reading Recommendations

Let Us Help You Find Your Next Great Read

Need suggestions for your next great read?  Tell us a little about the books you loved (or hated!) and your friendly West Des Moines librarians will get back to you soon with a list of suggestions.  You can let us know if you prefer print, digital or either. 

Challenge Yourself To Something New

Find Your Next Book To Read

The WDM Library has several remarkable resources to help you discover your Next Great Read or to learn more about your favorite authors. 

Great Websites for Readers

The African American Literature Book Club, with author information, book reviews, and more.

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Another site for used, rare, out-of-print books. Great for checking pricing of collectible books.

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Full text of some of literature’s most famous works. Arranged alphabetically by author. Also great source of Quotations, Proverbs and more.

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