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Karl, Retired Pastor

The West Des Moines Library has empowered retirement days for me in two ways. One, I am able to read extensively in the newspaper and magazine sections. Two, I am able to borrow books to read rather than to purchase and keep in my now limited home library. An added feature is borrowing audiobooks to savor while I drive to visit family in other states. 

 

Research

The WDM Library provides great resources to help you find the information you need.  

  • Use our Online Catalog to find resources here in the library.
  • We have articles and recipes and hobbies and repairs and so much more – in our Databases.  
  • Check out our Reference Tools for some great websites to begin your research.

Remember that you can always call the WDM Library Reference Desk at 515-222-3403 during library hours, or email us your questions.