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Virtual Reader's Theatre

Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 4:00 pm

Join us for a retelling of The Wise Old Woman by Yoshiko Uchida on Facebook Live.
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Baby Yoga

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 1:00 pm

Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends and takes place every other Thursday at 1pm.
Shifting the Spotlight

Shifting the Spotlight Drama Book Club

Thursday, May 13, 2021, 7:30 pm

Join the library on April 15 for the first session of Shifting the Spotlight Drama Book Club! The book club, a partnership between the DC Public Library and Theatre Prometheus, is a place to read and discuss great plays that are too often excluded from the modern American stage, especially those by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) playwrights. For the first session, we will be reading Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History, a play by the Trinidadian historian and playwright C. L. R. James that follows the events of the Haitian Revolution.
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Shakespeare Society: The Taming of the Shrew

Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 6:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on The Taming of the ShrewWhile the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details.
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Ori Soltes Lecture Series: Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 6:30 pm

Join us for a lecture on Brooks's Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague. Please see library staff for assistance with the reading materials, which are available upon request. All gatherings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. While the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details. About the Series
Certified Yoga Instructor Stephanie at the National Cathedral with Joseph

Baby Yoga

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 1:00 pm

Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends and takes place every other Thursday at 1pm.
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The Intimidating Book Club: Moby Dick

Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 6:00 pm

Please come to this meeting having read the following volumes of Moby Dick by Herman Melville: Chapters 46-69 Note: While the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details. Overview of The Intimidating Book Club
Certified Yoga Instructor Stephanie at the National Cathedral with Joseph

Baby Yoga

Thursday, June 3, 2021, 1:00 pm

Stretch, bond and move with your baby. Virtual sessions led by certified yoga instructor Stephanie on Facebook Live. This program is made possible thanks to the West End Library Friends and takes place every other Thursday at 1pm.
Shifting the Spotlight

Shifting the Spotlight Drama Book Club

Thursday, June 10, 2021, 7:30 pm

Join the library on April 15 for the first session of Shifting the Spotlight Drama Book Club! The book club, a partnership between the DC Public Library and Theatre Prometheus, is a place to read and discuss great plays that are too often excluded from the modern American stage, especially those by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) playwrights. For the first session, we will be reading Toussaint Louverture: The Story of the Only Successful Slave Revolt in History, a play by the Trinidadian historian and playwright C. L. R. James that follows the events of the Haitian Revolution.
Shakespeare Comedies.Shakespeare Comedies.

Shakespeare Society: The Comedy of Errors

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 6:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on The Comedy of ErrorsWhile the branch is currently closed for in-person discussions, we continue to meet virtually. Please email my.nguyen@dc.gov for additional details. The Shakespeare Society is a monthly Shakespeare reading and discussion group. Series 3 will focus on Shakespeare's comedies; the full reading list for Series 3 is as follows:

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