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.  

Job Searching

The West Des Moines Library has numerous resources to assist you in job searching, career changes, skill improvement and more. 

Job Searching Databases

Job Searching Web Resources

One simple job search shows many open positions within a particular area. You can also create a profile or track salaries of specific careers.

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Job Assistance Community Resources

In partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, The Directors Council, and DMACC, the Evelyn K. Davis Center provides workforce and financial training, employment opportunities, and grocery and retail services. 

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Raccoon Forks Microbusinesses, owned and operated by Optimae LifeServices, create jobs in central Iowa for individuals with disabilities, mental illnesses and other barriers to employment.

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