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

West End Library at the Farmer's Market!

Did you see us at the Fresh Farm Farmer's Market by the Foggy Bottom Metro? We're there every third Wednesday of the month from 4 to 5:30 PM! Come check out a cookbook with our new ipad or get a free book left over from Summer Reading! 

AudioFile's Golden Voices Theatre

Wednesday, September 3, 6:30 p.m.

The Audio Publishers Association will present AudioFile's Golden Voices Theatre, a reading of selections on a theme of "changing seasons" and featuring three audiobook superstars--Sean Runnette, Tavia Gilbert, and Robin Miles--on Wednesday, September 3, at 6:30

Book Club Pick of the Month--Fiction

"Tropic of Cancer" by Henry Miller

The West End Fiction Book Club will meet Tuesday, September 23, at 12:30 p.m.

Tips for Healthy Eating Program

On August 19 at 7 p.m., Jessica Carlin, the marketing team leader of Whole Foods Foggy Bottom and Lauren Mulcahy, the healthy eating specialist for Whole Foods Foggy Bottom will be presenting on healthy eating at West End Library. To help showcase their suggestions, they will be hosting a food demonstration featuring healthy snack options.

What Happened at West End?

Photography Talk!

This past Saturday we hosted a photography talk with professional photographer Vincent Knaus! We had a presentation and discussion about Macro Photography. We learned about the various kinds of equipment used to make close up images and talked about lighting for macro images as well as a variety of techniques used to help create those images.

What Happened at West End?

Arianna Ross's Wonderful Performance!

Story teller Arianna Ross presented the program Earth Adventure! The kids enjoyed the hands on approach to story telling with traveling around the earth using their imagination, voice and body. They discovered the many magical mysteries of this amazing earth.  They swam in the ocean, hiked in the mountains,and heard the earth’s special symphony singing their ears.        

Book Tasting

Thursday, August 21, 4 p.m.

"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested"—Francis Bacon, English statesman, philosopher, and book lover (1561-1626)&

Film Screening @ St. Mary's Court

"The Golden Honeymoon" by Ring Lardner

The West End Interim Library will present a screening of The Golden Honeymoon from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the classic short story by

Book Club Pick o' the Month

"Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything" by Joshua Foer

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, August 26, at 12:30 p.m.

Foggy Bottom Sculpture Tour

Learn About Local Artists at Your Local Library!

On Saturday, August 23 at 11 a.m., Mary Kay Shaw from the Watergate Gallery will be leading a tour of the 2014 Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, entitled Sculpted: Histories Revealed.

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