West End
Interim Library

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  "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!
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Seashells

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
Roxane Gay

Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and An Untamed State, will speak about her latest book, Hunger.
labyrinth

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. 
Andres

123 Andrés

Thursday, July 6, 2017, 2:00 pm

123 Andrés takes children and adults on a musical journey through the Americas learning about music, language and culture. The program is bilingual (Spanish and English) and brings the family together with opportunities to move, sing, dance and learn! 
Writopia logo

Fiction & Fun!

Thursday, July 13, 2017, 2:30 pm

Attention young writers! Work with published writers and produced playwrights from Writopia to create your own story.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Sunday, July 16, 2017, 4:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Paddington

Monthly Family Film

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 3:00 pm

Join West End Library as we watch "Paddington"!
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Sunday, August 6, 2017, 4:00 pm

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.

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