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.  

Adventure Pass

One Pass. Four Adventures.

Adventure Pass "Explore" via Iowa Libraries and various museum logos: Reiman Gardens, Science Center of Iowa, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, and Blank Park Zoo."

Use your West Des Moines Library card to check out a family pass to participating local museums and attractions - free of charge!

News:  The Science Center of Iowa can now (as of 3/3/21) be booked directly through the Adventure Pass link below, without having to book separately through library staff.  Note that they are open limited days and have block scheduling.  Check the SCI site for more details before you book.  

The Adventure Pass Program

Iowa Libraries provide free passes to area attractions for a day of family fun!  Passes allow entrance for two (2) adults and two (2) children.  Additional tickets can be purchased at the venue.

For WDM Library:  WDM residents, 18 years of age and older, with a valid library card that is non-expired and in good standing may reserve passes by using TixKeeper (see link below).

Cardholder must present a valid photo ID and printed pass (email on phone not accepted) before admission into the venue is allowed.

One pass per venue may be reserved once every 365 days.

Passes cannot be used for any other special member events (e.g. Zoo Brew or Night Eyes)

Please cancel your reservation if you cannot use the pass at the reserved time. To cancel a reservation, call the Reference Desk at 515-222-3403.

Check open dates of any venue before you reserve your pass.