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.

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

An Introduction to Carnism

Compassion for Animals is hosting a talk by acclaimed author and psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy, at 6:45 p.m. on June 5, in the large meeting room on the second floor.  Dr. Joy's talk is based on her award-winning book

Mix It Up @ the Library

An Hourly Reading of Literary Odds & Ends

Please join us for a special reading of literary odds and ends to be held at the branch on Saturday, June 15, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., to celebrate reading, books, and readers and help kick off the system-wide Summer Reading Program. 

West End Film Club


Please join us for a screening of Slaughterhouse-Five to be held Thursday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'Olive Kitteridge' by Elizabeth Strout

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, May 28, at 12:30 p.m.

Spring into Meditation

3-part Workshop on Jyoti Meditation with David Newcomb

Please join us for a 3-part workshop on Jyoti meditation to be held May 6, May 13, and May 20.

Spring Into Health and Fitness

The West End Neighborhood Library is conveniently located within 10 walking minutes from the Foggy Bottom Metro. According to smartphone app Accupedo, you are expected to take roughly 535 steps, achieve a walking speed of 2 mph, travel 0.25 miles, and burn 19 calories all in the process! 

Author Talk Featuring Marione Ingram

Monday, April 29, 7 p.m.

Marione Ingram is a writer, artist and civil rights activist who survived the Holocaust and the bombing of Hamburg, Germany.  She immigrated to the United States and, having experienced racial discrimination in Europe, became engaged in the civil rights movement.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'Slaughter House Five' by Kurt Vonnegut

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m.

What is Domestic Violence? What Can You Do About It?

What is domestic violence?What does it look like?Am I a victim?What can I do to stop it?

A Scottish Andy Griffith

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