West End
Interim Library

The West End Interim Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 due to lack of heat. | The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Monday, January 23, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
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Everybody Yoga

Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us for an all-levels yoga class. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, everybody can benefit from an hour of practice. You may borrow a mat or bring your own. No registration required.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
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Le Salon, West End Book Discussion Group: The Bartender's Tale

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 1:00 pm

Le Salon, West End Library's book discussion group, will read and discuss The Bartender's Tale by Ivan Doig. Copies are available for checkout at the library.
Story of Ruby Bridges

Monthly Movie for Children and Families

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 3:30 pm

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!   We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 4 and older. This month's film (for Martin Luther King Jr. week) is "The Story of Ruby Bridges". Please join us!
The poster for the film Selma, which also functions as a link to the catalog page for the film.

Movie Night at West End: Selma

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:30 pm

West End Library presents "Selma", a 2015 film by Ava DuVernay, as part of Martin Luther King, Jr. Week.
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Meditation Workshop with David Newcomb

In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. You are invited to join David Newcomb, long-time meditator, for an engaging workshop teaching you practical strategies to reduce stress, and  create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. David will offer effective meditation techniques which can help you connect within to gain a real and profound sense of serenity and joy.  Embrace the New Year with meditation and join David  as he takes you on this powerful journey.    
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West End Knitting Circle

Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 5:00 pm

Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction, or just companionship? Join us for an hour at the West End Library. Please bring your own materials.
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Helen Waddell's Peter Abelard: Lecture and Discussion

Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:30 pm

The West End Library Friends present "Heroes and Demigods: The Rise and Fall", a series of discussions led by Ori Z. Soltes, Professorial Lecturer in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University. The second installment will feature a lecture on Helen Waddell's Peter Abelard. Copies will be available for checkout at the West End Interim Library.Helen Waddell's Peter Abelard (A Novel)

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