January 2022 Programming Update

Due to staffing concerns, Youth Services in-person programming, and some Adult Services in-person programming, will be suspended for the remainder of January.  Calendar events affected by this change have been updated.

Adventure Pass

One Pass. Many Adventures.

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

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 Exception:  DSM Children's Museum is four (4) children - adult admission is free with children.  Additional tickets can be purchased at the venue.

December, 2021 Update:  The Brenton Skating Plaza had been added for the winter season - reservations can be made now for dates starting January 3, 2022.  

For WDM Library:  WDM and Cumming 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 - click on Reserve Your Adventure Pass 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 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.