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Learning Macro Photography

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

camera On Saturday, August 9 at 10 a.m. the West End Interim Library is hosting 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. Join the group for a presentation and discussion about macro photography. Learn about the various kinds of equipment used to make close up images.

"Bernice Bobs Her Hair"

Published on Thursday, July 10, 2014

Image of Bernice from "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" The West End Interim Library will present a screening of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the 1920 short story by F.

"The Time Machine" by H. G. Wells

Published on Thursday, July 10, 2014

Image of book cover for The Time MachineThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, July 22, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss The Time Machine by H. G.

Starting Monday, July 7 at 12:30 p.m.

Published on Friday, June 27, 2014

Smita KumarAfter many patron requests, West End Library is starting a free weekly lunchtime yoga class every Monday at its new location in the Watergate Building. West End has partnered with Yogactivist, a nonprofit organization in DC that has a mission to bring yoga to the public. Yoga Activist helped us find our instructor, Smita Kumar (pictured on left), and will be supplying the library with free yoga mats for patrons to use during class. Smita has trained in Yoga District's 200 hours teacher training and currently teaches several class at Yoga District. Smita started exploring yoga a decade ago in India to help develop her spiritual practice.

Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Come check out Thursday Movie Nights at 6:30 p.m. on July 10, 17, 24, and 31!
movie night

Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014
summer reading

DC Public Library Summer Reading is back, and all ages are invited to get in on the fun!

Check out the following programs, all of which feature multiple prizes:
Read With Me - For children ages birth-5.

Teen Summer Reading Event!

Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

wii dance

Come join the Teen Summer Reading Fun!  On July 3rd at 6 PM West End will be having a Wii Dance Moves & the Physics of Dance: Teens will have fun playing Just Dance 2014 on the Wii, and they'll learn about the physics of dance.Teens will earn a Game On Badge towards their summer reading progress!  

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014

Image of promo for "Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"The West End Interim Library will present a screening of the 1962 French short film La Riviere du Hibou ("The Owl River"), an adaptation of the American short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1891) by Ambrose Bierce, at St.

Interim Library Will Open Monday, June 23

Published on Sunday, June 8, 2014
west end closed

Beginning on Sunday, June 8 at 5 p.m., the current West End Library building will permanently close for construction.

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. For more information, check here for construction updates.

West End Library at the Farmer's Market!

Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Come check us out at the Foggy Bottom Farmer's Market on June 25 at 4 p.m. We are there to sign up patrons for library cards and to check out cookbooks to patrons! Here is a picture of one of our adult librarians Tracy from our May appearance at the Farmer's Market!