In Honor of Harry Belafonte: A Celebration of His Life and Work

 Join us for "In Honor of Harry Belafonte: A Cele

The History of Women's Suffrage

Did you know, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, that more women than men have voted in every presidential election since 1964?

Photography Workshop

Join us for a photography workshop with Vincent Knaus.Vincent is a photographer in Stafford, Va. and owns Create Photographics LLC, a photographic education and image creation company. He has been working as a freelance photographer since 1993.From 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., we'll talk night and low-light photography, one of the most challenging areas of taking pictures. 

Is Feminism a Dirty Word?

In honor of Women's History Month, West End Library is hosting a panel that will discuss what it means to be a feminist in the modern day -- from Beyonce to Sheryl Sandberg.The panelists are:Christina Larocco, a women's studies lecturer at the University of Maryland;

Introduction to Gardening

Think living in an apartment means you can't have a garden? Think again!Master Gardener Neil Hoffman will share some tips on vegetable gardening. Whether you have containers on a balcony or a plot in a community garden, he'll show you how to produce vegetables year-round.

DC Public Library Opens On Two-Hour Delay

The DC Public Library opens at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14.

Library Closed Thursday, Feb. 13

The DC Public Library is closed due to the inclement weather.

Author Talk: Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History

Who are the persons whose familiar names are part of our everyday lives as we live and visit on the streets of Washington? Why are they there? When did they appear and for what reason? Find out with local author Dr. Mark N. Ozer as he discusses his book Washington DC: Streets and Statues. Walking in the Steps of History

Special Needs Information Series: Educational Advocacy in Transition

Join us for our first program in the Special Needs Information Series with Quality Trust for People with Disabilities, Inc.