West End
Neighborhood Library

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day: Thursday, April 22 - 12:00 noon View the film: An Inconvenient Truth: A Global Warning                                                        

Spring Into Spring

Starting a vegetable plot in Foggy Bottom?Growing flowers in a container on your balcony?Check out these titles at West End Library:

Story Time Reads, March 31

Early Literacy TipEncourage your child to tell about her day—a birthday party or a special trip. Ask questions such as, "What happened first? What happened next? What did it look like? What did you like best?"Books We Read

Story Time Reads, March 29

Early Literacy TipSnuggle with your child using a favorite blanket or toy as you read. It is not only what you read but how you read to a toddler that is  important. Books We Read

Anime Artists Ahoy!

Are you a kid or teenager who loves to draw? Do you know a kid or teenager who loves to draw?If so, the Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian is the place to be the first weekend in April!

Discussion Questions

For Talk on Corneille's "The Cid"

Please join us for a talk on Pierre Corneille's The Cid to be held Wednesday,

Story Time Reads, March 25

Early Literacy TipExplain to your child the things you are doing as you are doing them. (For example, “Look! I’m answering the phone – let’s see who it is!”) The more you talk with your child, the richer your child's vocabulary will be. Books We Read

Story Time Reads, March 23

Early Literacy TipRead to your baby often. Children who are read to at least three times a week do better in later development than those who are read to less than three times a week.Books We Read

Erin's Latest Pick

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie

His name is Arnold Spirit Jr., but most people just call him "Junior." He has seizures, a speech impediment, and is a charter member of the Black-Eye-of-the-Month Club.  In other words, he sp

Story Time Report

March 9 Toddler Reads

Early Literacy Tip:     Before we learn our letters we must first learn our shapes such as triangle, square, star, rectangle,      circle, etc.  When reading or engaging your child in the world, talk about the shapes they see.  For a fun     activity make shapes with your body.