West End
Neighborhood Library

Shut Up & Write

Shut Up & Write

Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:00 am

Come by for an hour of morning writing with fellow creative folks. Everyone works on their own thing. No obligation to share. Just show up and write! What to expect?
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Zumba Gold

Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:30 am

A fun, easy to follow dance exercise class that meets Wednesdays 1 - 2 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. This class is designed for seniors aged 60 and up. Please bring your own water bottle. First 20 participants welcome.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, September 23, 2019, 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. Baby and Toddler Story Time features more activity and movement than the Lap Time program. Children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. West End Library Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  
Mr Lilo Graphic

Mr Lilo: A Bilingual Music Performance

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 10:30 am

Sing, jump and dance with Mr. Lilo and his guitar. Enjoy original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish. This is a free event intended for children and their caregivers.
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Word + Image, Series II (IONA)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 10:00 am

This series II session combines poetry with visual arts. We’ll look at how different artists and poets approach the creative process in making their work. These discoveries will serve as jumping off points for our own responses, whether it’s writing a poem, or making a collage, a drawing, or a mixed media piece. These classes are designed for participants ages 60+. Sessions end at 11:30 a.m. Please note: There will be no class on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
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Zumba Gold

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 1:00 pm

A fun, easy to follow dance exercise class that meets Wednesdays 1 - 2 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination.
Coffee

Coffee & Conversation

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 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!​
Craft Clip Art

Family Craft

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4:00 pm

Join us for arts & crafts in the children's area. We will provide supplies.  Recommended for ages 5-10.
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 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. Baby and Toddler Story Time features more activity and movement than the Lap Time program. Children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. West End Library Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  
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Baby Lap Time

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.

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