Join us, Thursday, Feb. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m., to view Ken Burns’ classic film documentary on the Civil War. This week’s viewing will be Episode 4: “Simply Murder.” Robert E. Lee invades the north to draw Grant away from Vicksburg. Episode 5: “Universe of Battle” The Battle of Gettysburg is the turning point of the Civil War.
The West End Library will be closed for scheduled maintenance from Monday, February 7 to Saturday, February 12. We will reopen at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 14 when our energy efficient lighting replacement project is completed. Customers may return library materials to the West End Library book drop located at the entrance of the library, or to any District of Columbia Public Library.
AARP is once again providing free tax assistance at the West End Library . This service is available on a first come, first serve basis to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Please bring a copy of last year's income tax return and 2010 income information, such as W-2 forms, 1099's and social security statements.
The West End Book Club will meet and discuss The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows on Tuesday, January 18, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor. Copies are available at the reference desk. Pick one up today and join us!
DC Public Library will be closed Friday, December 24 through Sunday, December 26 and Friday, December 31 through Sunday, January 2. Anyone with a DC Public Library card may still access online databases and downloadable media during this period since they are available 24 hours each and every day.
The West End Book Club will meet and discuss Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll on Tuesday, December 21, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the 2nd floor. Discussion questions will be as follows: