West End
Neighborhood Library

Takeout service available Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Closed from 2 - 3 p.m.every day for sanitizing.
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Virtual Reader's Theatre

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 4:00 pm

Join us for a retelling of The Poet Upstairs by Judith Ortiz Cofer on Facebook Live
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Baby Yoga

Thursday, April 15, 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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Shifting the Spotlight Drama Book Club

Thursday, April 15, 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 Two Gentlemen of Verona

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on The Two Gentlemen of VeronaWhile 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: Love in the Time of Cholera

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 6:30 pm

Join us for a lecture on Garcia Marquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. 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.
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The Intimidating Book Club: Moby Dick

Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 6:30 pm

Please come to this meeting having read the following volumes of Moby Dick by Herman Melville: Chapters 23-45 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
Yoga instructor Stephanie and baby in Cathedral

Baby Yoga

Thursday, April 29, 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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Mr. Lilo: A Bilingual Music Performance

Friday, April 30, 2021, 10:30 am

Sing, jump and dance with Mr. Lilo and his guitar. Enjoy original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish on Facebook Live.
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Mr. Lilo: A Bilingual Music Performance

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 4:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with an afterschool fiesta! Join Mr. Lilo and his many guitarras for a festive bilingual performance of música, canciones, y baile on Facebook Live.
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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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