West End
Interim Library

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 am

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two 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 Story Time

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 10:30 am

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

West End Knitting Circle

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:00 pm

Are you interested in learning the basics of knitting? Or do you know how to knit, but need some help, direction, or just companionship? Join us for an hour at the West End Library. Please bring your own materials.

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library customers and staff for coffee, conversation, and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Fridays of each month.

Everybody Yoga

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 6:00 pm

Join us for an all-levels yoga class. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, everybody can benefit from an hour of practice. You may borrow a mat or bring your own. No registration required.
chipotle fundraiser

2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 3:30 pm

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

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 4:00 pm

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.

Seashell Painting Craft

Friday, June 16, 2017, 4:00 pm

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