Rainbow Heart

Rainbow Family Story Time

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 7:00 pm

Everyone is welcome at this story time celebrating all types of families. Fun for the entire family, this story time explores themes of family, love and friendship. Sing songs and read stories about all the wonderfully different ways a person and a family can be in the world.
science techonology engineering art math = STEAM

Explorer's Club

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us to explore all things STEAM. (That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone!)  With hands-on learning and amazing take-home projects, come and see what we'll STEAM into!  Every second Tuesday at 4 p.m. For ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver, and little hands may need adult help with some projects. For monthly program details, call 202-727-1449.
Rainbow Scratch Paper

End of Summer Reading - Reading Party and Scribble Craft

Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Come to West End Library and finish up your summer reading hours. While you are here, we can help you log the final few and distribute prizes! Also, use your creativity to scratch design onto rainbow paper! Open and Suitable for All Ages
Paper Plate Ice Cream

Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Crafts

Friday, August 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join West End Library Staff as we do a summer specific craft - Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Making! This program is best for ages 2+

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join West End Library as we watch BFG, based on the book by Roald Dahl!

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join West End Library as we watch Paddington!

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 3:30 pm

Join West End Library as we watch Labyrinth starring David Bowie! See what happens after teenage Sarah (who is babysitting her little brother) wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and to get him back, she must find her way through the labyrinth to the castle in the center, facing the challenges along the way. This film is rated PG. 

Seashell Painting Craft

Friday, June 16, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join West End Library Staff as we do a summer specific craft - Seashell Painting! This program is best for ages 3-5
Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:30 pm

Join West End on DC Public Library's First Day of Summer Reading when we will be showing the Lego Movie and celebrating with snacks! While you're here, we can help get you signed up to our online summer reading program in order to earn prizes for your reading and literacy activities over the summer. We welcome kids of all ages and can help adults sign up as well! This program will last until 5:30.
Mother's Day

Mother's Day Card Making

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 3:30 pm

Join West End Library Children's Staff as we will be making cards and will have tissue paper on hand for any other designs you have in mind!   This card can be for any family member or friend!   Appropriate for Ages 3+