New West End Library
The West End Neighborhood Library, at 1101 24th Street NW, will be rebuilt. The new library will be part of a mixed use project being built by EastBanc real estate development company. The design, by architect Enrique Norten of Ten Arquitectos, features a 21,000 square foot library on two levels, with eight stories of residential housing above.
In preparation for construction, the library closed permanently on Sunday, June 8 at 5 p.m.
Interim Library Service
During construction, interim library services will be provided at 2522 Virginia Ave. NW. The interim library will open on Monday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m. The 4,000 square foot space will feature separate spaces for children, teens and adults, 20 computers and a meeting room for 40 people.
The future library will feature welcoming spaces for children, teens and adults. The library will have a large meeting room, two conference rooms and several quiet study rooms. The development also includes a cafe and underground parking.