West End
Neighborhood Library

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 11:00 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years old. Children and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-to-40-minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.
William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Society: Richard III

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 6:30 pm

Please join us for a discussion on Richard III. The Shakespeare Society is a monthly Shakespeare reading and discussion group. We meet on the third Tuesday of every month in the Conference Room. Series 2 will focus on Shakespeare's histories; the full reading list for Series 2 is as follows: Jan 21 | Richard III Feb. 18 | King John
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Zumba Gold

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 1:00 pm

A fun, easy to follow dance exercise class that meets Wednesdays 1 - 2 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination.
Craft Clip Art

Family Craft

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4:00 pm

Join us for arts & crafts in the children's area.  We will provide supplies.  Recommended for ages 5-10.
Dr. Ori Soltes

Ori Soltes Discussion Series: The Iliad and the film Troy (2004)

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 6:30 pm

Join us for a lecture on The Iliad and the film Troy. Please see library staff for assistance with the reading materials, which are available upon request. All gatherings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the West End Library Conference Room or Large Meeting Room. About the Series The West End Library Friends Present: The 2020 Ori Z. Soltes Classical Book Discussion Series
Baby and Toddler Storytime

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 10:00 am

These 20-to-30-minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and finger plays for children birth to 2 years old. Baby and Toddler Story Time features more activity and movement than the Lap Time program. Children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program. West End Library Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  
Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 1:00 pm

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-to-30-minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children from birth to when they start walking. Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program.
Shut Up & Write

Shut Up & Write

Friday, January 24, 2020, 10:00 am

Come by for an hour of morning writing with fellow creative folks. Everyone works on their own thing. No obligation to share. Just show up and write! What to expect?
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Zumba Gold

Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:30 am

A fun, easy to follow dance exercise class that meets Wednesdays 1 - 2 p.m. and Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba® moves at a lower intensity designed for older adults. Enjoy Latin-inspired movements that provide a great aerobic workout while also focusing on balance, range of motion and coordination. This class is designed for seniors aged 60 and up. Please bring your own water bottle. First 20 participants welcome.
Children Building Clip Art

Little Builders

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10:00 am

Build, construct, and explore with blocks, DUPLOS, and LEGOs  

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