West End
Neighborhood Library

Author Talk: Stephen Martin Kohn

Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 p.m.

Stephen Martin Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center in Washington, DC, will speak on his new book,

Story Time Reads Aug. 20-24

We use language to communicate orally through speaking, aurally through hearing and visually through reading, writing and art.  Early literacy takes into account how important it is to teach these skills beginning at birth.  Early literacy is everything a child needs to know about reading and writing before he or she begins to read. 

"The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison

Book Club Pick of the the Month

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss The Bluest Eye, the national bestseller by Toni Morrison, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor. 

Five Wishes, America's Most Popular Living Will

Please join us for a talk by Wendy Gadson, Community Liaison for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, on use of the Five Wishes document that gives you a way to control something very important—how you are treated if you get seriously ill—to be held Thursday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor. 

"The Plague" by Albert Camus

Book Club Pick of the Month

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss The Plague by Albert Camus, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, on Tuesday, July 17, at 12:30 p.m.

Clueless about good mysteries? Try this.

Last fall, I was looking for an Agatha Christie mystery to check out.

West End Book Club: 'Disgrace' by J.M. Coetzee

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss Disgrace by J. M.

West End Library Friends Book Sale

All Books $1.00

Please join us for the Friends' used book sale to be held Saturday, June 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Browse through thousands of used books in all categories: mysteries, classics, romance, sci-fi and more.  DVDs and an abundance of videotapes and CDs also will be available.  Everything must go!

Tweens & Teens Movie Matinee

Long school day!? Need to relax and have some fun?Stop by the West End Library every Wednesday at 4 p.m. for a tween & teen movie screening of the most popular and newest movie releases. The first movie screening will be Wednesday, May 2, with The Adventures of Tintin.