New West End Library

New West End Library

Library Opens Saturday, Dec. 9. 10:30 a.m.

The new West End Neighborhood Library, at 2301 L St. NW, will open on Saturday, Dec. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. The new library anchors a mixed-use project built by EastBanc real estate development company.

The project, designed by architect Enrique Norten of 
Ten Arquitectos, features a 21,000 square foot library on the ground floor, with eight stories of residential housing above. The project also includes retail space. The library interior was designed by CORE Architects.

The new library features:
  • Separate spaces for adults, teens and children
  • A large meeting room for 100 people with an assistive listening system
  • 2 conference rooms for 8-12 people
  • 5 quiet study rooms

Interim Library Service

During construction, interim library service is being provided at 2522 Virginia Ave. NW in the Watergate.  The 4,000 square foot space features separate spaces for children, teens and adults, 20 computers and a meeting room for 40 people. The interim location will close permanently on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9 p.m. Any items still on the holds shelf will be relocated to Library Express, 1990 K St. NW.


Final Renderings