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.

Second Book Club Meeting!

The new West End Book Club will be hosting its second meeting on Thursday, Dec.

Creative Writing Camp

After-school workshops on creative writing for kids 9 - 12

Do you love to write?Do you dream of someday being an author?Or have you never done any creative writing before and just want to try it?If you’re between the ages of 9 - 12, then West End Library’s after-school Creative Writing Camp is for you! At 4 p.m. on Dec. 3rd-5, we will be having hour-long writing workshops on fiction, poetry, and comic book writing. Participants will write original works in response to exercises meant to spark the imagination. Sharing afterward is optional, but encouraged.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 12:30 p.m.

Peanut Butter Lovers Month

Fun activities for children and families

Nov. 4 at 3:30 p.m.: It’s For the BirdsCome in for a story time and make a bird/squirrel feeder with an ice cream cone, peanut butter and seeds.Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m: Peanut Butter and JellyEnjoy a PB&J story time and make your own peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month!

PB&J sandwiches, Reese’s peanut butter cups, peanut butter on celery, Tagalong cookies… I love peanut butter!

Come Write In at West End!

The West End Library has elected to participate in Come Write In as part of the DCPL National Novel Writing Month celebration!On Tuesdays in November (Nov. 12, 19, and 26), we will provide space for anyone in the process of completing the NaNoWriMo challenge.

Film Screening and Talk

"A film about a Man, a Magazine, and the Media"

The library will host a screening of How Washington Really Works: Charlie Peters and the Washington Monthly on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor.

T'ai Chi for Beginners

... for Relaxation, Balance, Awareness

Come join Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com and learn about the flowing movements of this time-honored Chinese martial art which weaves together meditation and relaxation with the wisdom of Chinese medicine.