West End
Neighborhood Library

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.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'State of Wonder' by Ann Patchett

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor to discuss Ann Patchett's bestselling novel, State of Wonder.

A New Book Club for West End!

The West End Library is hosting a new book club at a new time! This new book club will cater to those in the area who work a traditional 9-5 work week and cannot attend weekday events.

Halloween Movie Marathon

BOO!Come visit the West End Library on Halloween in your favorite costume for lots of fun. We will be showing scary movies for adults at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. and for children at 6 p.m. only with popcorn and candy!

Sunday Family Program: ASL Story Time

We are having a special story time here at West End on Sunday, Nov. 3!

Author Talk: Bruce Rosenstein

Monday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption' by Laura Hillenbrand

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 12:30 p.m.

Library-Land Fairy Tale Story Time and Party

Celebrate our New Sunday Hours

All the fairy tale characters escaped from the story books and have gotten lost in the library.  Join us as we wrangle the characters back into their story books by reading their tales and create crafts.Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character.Live acoustic guitar player at 2 p.m.Story time begins at 2:30 p.m.