Summer Reading

Adult Coloring

Peace & Quiet & Coloring Books: Adult Coloring

Feeling stressed? Looking for an outing and an outlet? Then join us every other Saturday beginning on May 13, 2017 for some peace and quiet AND coloring books when we practice coloring inside the lines while we unwind.
Rainbow Scratch Paper

End of Summer Reading - Reading Party and Scribble Craft

Come to West End Library and finish up your summer reading hours. While you are here, we can help you log the final few and distribute prizes! Also, use your creativity to scratch design onto rainbow paper! Open and Suitable for All Ages
Paper Plate Ice Cream

Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Crafts

Join West End Library Staff as we do a summer-specific craft: Paper Plate Ice Cream Cone Making! This program is best for ages 2+

Monthly Family Film

Join West End Library as we watch "BFG", based on the book by Roald Dahl!
The Path Between the Seas

History Book Club

Join our monthly History Book Club as we "build a better world" for our summer reading program. We'll be discussing The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough.

Monthly Family Film

Join West End Library as we watch "Paddington"!

Monthly Family Film

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. 

Seashell Painting Craft

Join West End Library Staff as we do a summer specific craft: Seashell Painting! This program is best for ages 3-5
Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kick-Off

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

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.