West End
Interim Library

The West End Interim Library location at 2522 Virginia Ave. NW will close permanently on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 9 p.m. Any items still on the holds shelf will be relocated to Library Express, 1990 K St. NW. The new West End Neighborhood Library, at 2301 L St. NW, will open on Saturday, Dec. 9. More information available at https://www.dclibrary.org/node/28744

"The Ox-Bow Incident"

Book Club Pick of the Month

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, September 18, at 12:30 p.m.

"Everything's a Dollar"

West End Library Friends Book Sale

Please join us for the Friends' used book sale Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m.

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!

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