West End
Neighborhood Library

Baby Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Monday, August 20, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Coloring

Between the Lines: Coloring Club for Adults

Monday, August 20, 2018, 2:00 pm

Coloring isn't just for kids. Get some midday relaxation by joining West End every Monday and Friday for Between the Lines, the coloring club for adults. Coloring sheets and coloring pencils provided.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 11:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years old. Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library users and staff for coffee, conversation and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Coffee & Conversation brings together users from all walks of life in informal conversation focused on relevant and engaging topics discussed over a cup of coffee. Through this exchange of ideas, Coffee & Conversation promotes the library as a place to meet your neighbors and focuses on what people have in common rather than their differences. Please join us!​
The Hitman's Bodyguard

Movie Night at West End: "The Hitman's Bodyguard"

Wednesday, August 22, 2018, 6:00 pm

Join us at West End library for a screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard!
Baby and Toddler Storytime Owls

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Dialogue.

Social Media: How is it impacting our lives?

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 3:30 pm

Come join your neighbors for a facilitated dialogue on the impact social media is having on us. How is it affecting our relationships, our politics, our communities, our families, our privacy?  Whether you are a daily user of social media, use it once in a blue moon, or avoid it like the plague, what is influencing your choice to engage or not to engage through social media? How do our choices regarding social media shape community life? This will be the first session out of three.
Underworld: Blood Wars

Movie Night at West End: "Underworld: Blood Wars"

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 6:00 pm

Join us at West End library for a screening of Underworld: Blood Wars. Selene, a death dealer, is in a battle to repel vicious violent assaults from the Lycan clan, and the vampire faction that betrayed her. With allies David and Thomas, Selene sets out on a quest to bring the eternal war between the two groups to an end—even if it means risking her life.
Lotus blossom

Meditation: Connecting Body, Mind and Spirit

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 6:30 pm

Medical research has uncovered amazing facts about meditation and the body-mind-spirit connection. Join Davinder Khanna, long-time meditator, to learn about how mediation can be used to minimize the effects of stress and speed healing. Learn the tools needed to make meditation part of daily life. The program will include a meditation sitting and a question-and-answer discussion period.

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