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"Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries." ~Anne Herbert

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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. 

 

HotSpots

The Library has Wireless Internet Hotspots for checkout!

These hotspots are available for checkout by patrons who:

  • Are WDM Residents
  • Are 18 years of age and older
  • Have WDM Library cards in good standing

These Hotspots can be checked out for one (1) week.  They offer high-speed wireless internet anywhere for your Wi-Fi-capable devices.  They can be put on hold.

To check one out, come up to the 2nd Floor Reference Desk.  Bring with you:

  • WDM Library card, and
  • A government-issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)

Hotspots do not check out within 30 minutes of closing, to allow us to finish the checkout process.

For more information, here’s our Wireless Hotspot Borrowing Policy