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

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.

'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'

Book Club Pick of the Month/with film

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss 

Story Time Reads April 23-27

Early Literacy Tip:Print Motivation: Having an interest in and an enjoyment of books.Read your child's favorite book again and again. Sometimes as you read, pause and ask your child if they understand the story, if not, explain.Baby/Toddler Story Time

Story Time Reads April 9th - 13th

Early Literacy Tip:Read aloud with your child every day. Talk about the stories you read to make them more meaningful to your child. Children will learn about books and print, for example: we read the words, rather than the pictures, from left to right, and from the front of a book to the back. Print ConceptsBooks We Read:Baby/Toddler     Fiddle-i-fee by Jakki Wood

Story Time Reads Week of March 19th

Early Literacy Aside: You may have noticed when I read the book that I not only pointed to the pictures but also to the words. The words are so distinct. It is as if they are part of the artwork.

Story Time Reads Week of March 12th

Early Literacy Aside: Singing songs together not only helps with phonological awareness, hearing sounds, but they also are an enjoyable way to start developing expressive language, talking! Young children repeat what we say. This is the first step for them to express their own thoughts. Songs like this one, Monkeys Jumping on the Bed, have a repeated phrases which makes it easier for toddlers to learn. Let’s try it.    Song: "Five Little Monkeys"    Five little monkeys jumping on the bed.

"A Night to Remember"

Book Club Pick of the Month

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

West End Book Club

Discussion of "The Bell Jar"

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath Tuesday, March 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor.