West End
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, May 1, 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.

Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7:00 pm

Life in today's world is stressful. Through  meditation we can cope with the stresses of life. Meditation helps us replace anxiety with joy and peace. Join David Newcomb, longtime meditator, in this informative lecture. There will be a short meditation sitting.
Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 2:00 pm

Join DC Public Library users and staff for coffee, conversation and sometimes even a craft on the second and fourth Wednesdays 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 Wonderling

Children's Book Club: "The Wonderling"

Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 4:00 pm

Come participate in the new West End Book Club for ages 9-12.
Family photo of dancers

Pacific Rhythm

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:30 am

Enjoy traditional music and dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, New Zealand, Fiji, the Cook Islands and Samoa, presented with authentic costumes for each island. You’ll be up on your feet as this dance troupe teaches you some Polynesian dances. This is a family program for children of all ages.
People & Stories

People & Stories: Adult Short Story Discussion Group (Summer Edition)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1:00 pm

Connecting lives to literature. People & Stories is a reading discussion group that believes in the power of literature to change lives. Through readings and discussions of short stories, we invite participants to new understandings of themselves, of others and of the world.
Double Dutch

DC Retro Jumpers/Double Dutch 4 Fun

Monday, June 4, 2018, 11:00 am

Learn fun jump rope tricks with the Double Dutch 4 Fun Jumpers. This is a family program for children ages 6 and up. A signed waiver is required for all participants.
Performer playing a guitar

123 Andrés

Monday, August 6, 2018, 11:00 am

Take a musical journey around the Americas with Latin Grammy-winning 123 Andrés and Christina. Their high-energy, bilingual Spanish program is full of movement, rhythm and fun. For children ages birth to 6 years old.
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.