Calendar

Monday, April 21, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

6:30 p.m.

The Sometimes Strange Meetings: Visual Art in Western Literature book club is led by Professor Ori Soltes.

April 21: Discussion of Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut.
May 14: Discussion of Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier.
June 11 (final session): Discussion of Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland. 

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

3:30 p.m.

In celebration of Earth Day, watch the movie based on a Dr. Seuss favorite.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Come join us for a Wii Tournament after school with pizza and drinks provided and a Chipotle coupon prize for the winner!

Thursday, April 24, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Head shot of Romanian poet/translatore Ioana IeronimReadings from her published works, including "Triumph of the Waterwitch," "Lifeline as a Skyscraper" and "Tempo Rubato," in celebration of April as National Poetry Month.

Friday, April 25, 2014

2:00 p.m.

Weekly movies are back! Come join us on Fridays to watch movies on the BIG screen!
movie

Saturday, April 26, 2014

11:00 a.m.
Thomas Mallon photo DC By the Book Tours logo  


This partner event with GW Special Collections will be held at the Gelman Library on GW Campus, 2130 H St. NW, Room 702.  

Join novelist and GW professor Thomas Mallon for light refreshments and a discussion of the historical details and local geography that bring his D.C.-set books Watergate, Henry and Clara, Fellow Travelers, and Two Moons to life. Following the discussion, download the “DC By the Book Tours” app and take a walking tour of fiction set in Foggy Bottom.

RSVP at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/capturing-watergate-tickets-11229027323

2:00 p.m.

West End will be hosting a database training on Zinio, a database that allows you to read your favorite magazines from your laptop, ipad, or other device for free.

Participants are encouraged to bring their device with them to make the session interactive. 

Monday, April 28, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

3:30 p.m.

Watch the childhood favorite movie involving a magical nanny and a twinkletoes chimney sweep -- in French.

7:00 p.m.

Image of poet for poetry monthBring a favorite poem or an original one to read aloud and share with others, in celebration of April as National Poetry Month and in partnership with St. Mary's Court, a nearby residential living facility for seniors.

Monday, May 5, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

7:00 p.m.

In honor of "Be Kind to Animals Week," West End Library will be co-hosting an event with local non-profit Lucky Dog Animal Rescue.

The founder of the organization, Kristen Kloster, will give a presentation on the importance of adopting that will be sure to make any animal lover's heart melt. 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Head shot of professional organizer Rachel Strisik RosenthalTalk by Rachel Strisik Rosenthal, owner of professional organizing firm Rachel and Company, including the neatest tricks of the trade.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

10:00 a.m.

Photo of Steven Shafarman, creator of FlexAwareFlexAware is a dynamic practice created by Steven Shafarman that helps people breathe freely and move easily, for healing, fitness, exercise and mindfulness.

Monday, May 12, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

(All day)

The Sometimes Strange Meetings: Visual Art in Western Literature book club is led by Professor Ori Soltes.

April 21: Discussion of Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut.
May 14: Discussion of Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier.
June 11 (final session): Discussion of Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland. 

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

10:00 a.m.

The first part of this program will be at the West End Library until 11:30 a.m. 

We will be talking about sports photography and how to get great action photos. 

Then we will take an hour break so we can have lunch and make our way to the Dragon Boat Races. This will be a short 10-minute walk to the river. 

Monday, May 19, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

7:00 p.m.

Image of Granny Weatherall jiltedScreening and discussion of "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," adapted from the 1930 short story by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Katherine Anne Porter, in celebration of May as Older Americans Month and in partnership with St. Mary's Court, a nearby residential living facility for seniors.

Monday, May 26, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

Monday, June 2, 2014

11:00 a.m.

Story time for children age 3 to 5 years old.

10:00 p.m.

Story time for babies and toddlers to age 3.

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