Upcoming Events

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Come to this story time and listen to books from and about other parts of the world! With songs and fingerplays in different languages, this story time is a cultural experience for the whole family.

Around the World Story Time is for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

See you there!
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Weekly storytime with stories, music and songs for 1-year-old children. 

First session at 10 a.m.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Stories, songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles every Monday for children ages 0-2 and their caregivers.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:00am
Two and three year olds are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more! 

A program for children two and three years old. Siblings are welcome.

Registration required: To sign up, come in or call us at 202-282-0021.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
Join us for a free beginner's yoga class, taught by teachers from Yoga Activist. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. 
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
West End is hosting a free, beginner-level yoga class to be held at lunchtime every Monday, with a volunteer instructor from Yoga District. 

Bring your own yoga mat, or use one of ours. 
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:00pm
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

This documentary tells the story of the Sherman Brothers, who wrote the music to Mary Poppins and other famous movies.

They produced brilliant work together, yet they had great difficulty getting along with each other. Anyone who saw last year's movie, Saving Mr. Banks, will find this film particularly fascinating.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 2:15pm
For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.

Instructor: D. P. Grogan
Computer Lab, Room 311

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well.

You will learn to:
  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows environment of Microsoft software applications.
  • Create and save a document to the desktop or to a flash drive.
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
LegoLEGO Builders is a free-play session using large Duplo LEGO building blocks, for ages 1½ and up.

All materials will be provided by the library. 
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 3:30pm

Need a place to sit and chat with friends, play games, or just chill? Come to the Afterschool Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and use the library's large conference room as a group study room, game space, lounge and snack area.

Board and card games are available. Food and drinks are welcome. 

Crafts, trivia tournaments, video games, and other activities will be available on a rotating basis.

Ages 11-19.