West End
Interim Library

The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Le Salon: West End's Literary Book Discussion Group

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 12:30 p.m.

L E  * S A L O N meets at the West End Interim Library to discuss major literary themes and the philosophical and moral questions found within both classic and lesser-known literature. Please come join us as we discuss The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera. Books will be available for borrowing, but due to limited copies, we strongly encourage interested parties to bring their own. We will meet in the meeting room. For more information, please contact My Nguyen at my.nguyen@dc.gov.
Wii Console

Wednesdays are for Wii

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, 4:30 p.m.

The West End Interim Library is doing another round of Wii games! Come by for an hour and show off your skills! This program will be for ages 8-14.
Kids exercising

Frolicking February Films

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 4 p.m.

Keep up the active energy! West End Library Staff will be beating the cold weather with a kids fitness/activity DVD. This program will be appropriate for families with children ages 3+  
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
Several tablet devices

E-Reader Help

Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 2 p.m.

Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Bring your fully charged iPad, Kindle, Nook, tablet, smart phone or laptop and get help! You will need a library card to get set up. If you don't have one, you can sign up in just a couple minutes. Check the list of what you need to bring.
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years! Children and their grownups, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.  
Shakespeare's Henry VHomer's IliadThe Red Badge of CourageAll Quiet on the Western FrontThe Ghost Road

Faces of War in Western Literature Series

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

The West End Library Friends present a series of discussions led by Professorial Lecturer Ori Z. Soltes of Georgetown University's Department of Theology. This year's 5-part series, Faces of War in Western Literature, will discuss glory, heroism, ugliness and cowardice as recurring themes in accounts of war over the centuries. The works to be discussed are:
Film Reel

Monthly Family Film

Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, 3 p.m.

Our monthly film is happening again for children and families!  We'll be hosting a great movie for ages 2 and older.  Please join us!
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Baby and Toddler Story Time

Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, 10 a.m.

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children birth to two years old. Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment. With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their grownups are encouraged engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.  

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