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.

Author Talk Featuring Nick Mann


Local author Nick Mann will speak on on his 2013 novel, Forgetful, and read from it on Wednesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room

Book Club Pick of the Month

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, June 24, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss this highly praised work by award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot.  Copies are available at the reference desk.  Please pick one up and join us!  Refreshments will be served.

Maximize Your Social Security Benefits!

Author Talk Featuring Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D.

Kathleen Sindell, author of numerous academic, popular, and professional finance articles, web sites, proposals, and books, including the bestselling reference book [[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"32600","attributes":{"alt":"Image of book cover for \"Social Security: Maximize Your B

Bicycling Safety and the Legal Rights of Cyclists in Washington, DC

A Talk in Celebration of May as National Bike Month

Please join us for a talk featuring Bruce Deming with Myron Lehtman of the National Capital Velo Club (NCVC), a local non-profit competitive cycling club to be held [[{"type":

National Salad Month

I have not always been a salad lover, though I really enjoy fruits and vegetables.  Growing up in Chicago, everything was a casserole.  As a child, I thought that the salad was just an extension of casserole, a dry, less then exciting, casserole.  Clean out the fridge – let’s make a casserole OR salad, uugh! 

Introduction to FlexAware®

Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m.

Please join us for an introduction to FlexAware® featuring Steven Shafarman.  Flexaware helps people breathe freely and move easily, for healing, fitness, exercise, and mindfulness.  FlexAware is uniquely effective for relieving back pain and breathing problems, and for h

Shelter Puppy Tales

Shelter Puppy Tales will take place on Tuesday, May 6 at 7 p.m.

Poetry Reading with Ioana Ieronim

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Ioana Ieronim, Romanian poet/playwright/essayist/translator, will read from her various published works, including Triumph of the Waterwitch, Life Line as a Skyscraper, Tempo Rubato and more in celebration of April as National Poetry Month.  Ioana is

Celebrate Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Since 1963, our nation has designated this month as a time to celebrate the many contributions of older Americans and to focus attention on staying healthy and active.From 1963 until 1973, May was referred to as Senior Citizens Month. In May 1974, President Jimmy Carter changed the name to Older Americans Month. 

Book Club Pick o' the Month

"Gilead" by Marilynne Robinson

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 15, at 12:30 p.m.