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.  

College Preparation

Resources for College Prep

Planning for college?  Need to prepare for the SAT, ACT or other standardized test?  Need to brush up on your writing or other skills prior to college?  We have tools to help you!    

Online Tutoring – Brainfuse HelpNow

The WDM Library provides access to Brainfuse HelpNow – see the link in Databases below – which is an online skill-building and tutoring service that you can access FREE with your WDM Library card.  This includes a Writing Lab for online writing assistance, self-directed skill-building lessons and eParachute, a service to help you discover the college majors that match your interests. 

Chat with a Librarian

If you have questions about using any of the resources below, we have a Chat function off to the side of the page, which will connect you with a library staff member during our open hours, who can help walk you through our offerings.  You can also email us with your questions.

Databases for College Preparation

Website for Scholarships, Financial Aid, College Prep and more