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.
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 fourth installment will feature a lecture on Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men.
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 fifth and final installment of this series will feature a lecture on Arthur Miller's After the Fall.
The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, November 17, at 12:30 p.m. to discussThe Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers--nominated for the 2012 National Book Award and praised by writer/journalist Tom Wolfe as "The All
The library will present a special performance by local actor Dwane Starlin as he embodies the life and spirit of the great American bandmaster and composer John Philip Sousa (1854-1932), known for his military and patriotic marches such as "The Washington Post," "Semper Fidelis," and "Stars and Stripes Forever" and who was born in Washington DC, on Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m.
The library will be hosting a Retirement Cafe on Tuesday, October 13, at 12:30 p.m. It will be an open-ended discussion of the joys/challenges/pitfalls of retirement, in areas such as life planning, finance, health care, estate planning--or in any other areas that people want to talk about--and with coffee and sweets. It's a chance to compare notes and discover/rediscover retirement as a new adventure, a rite of passage, or as something else. Some of us are near retirement, and some of us are already there. Join us for the Retirement Cafe and let's talk