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"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
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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!

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Published on Friday, May 30, 2014

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

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.

"Girl in Hyacinth Blue" by Susan Vreeland

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Image of "Girl in Hyacinth Blue" book coverThe discussion of Girl in Hyacinth Blue, the last in this year's series on the topic of visual art in Western literature, will be held Wednesday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m.  Due to closing of the library at 24th and L Streets, NW, and the move to an interim location at the Watergate, the discussion will be held in the community meeting room at the Columbia Residences Condominium, 2425 L Street, NW, right across the street from the library.

"Forgetful"

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Head shot of local author Nick MannLocal author Nick Mann will speak on on his 2013 novel, Forgetful, and read from it on Wednesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor.  Dr.

"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Image of book cover for "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, June 24, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss this highly praised work by award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot.  Copies are available at the reference desk.  Please pick one up and join us!  Refreshments will be served.

Note closing of the library at 24th and L Streets, NW, on Sunday, June 8, at 5 p.m. and reopening of it at the interim located nearby at 2522 Virginia Avenue, NW (the Watergate) on Monday, June 23. 

Author Talk Featuring Kathleen Sindell, Ph.D.

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Headshot of author Kathleen SindellKathleen Sindell, author of numerous academic, popular, and professional finance articles, web sites, proposals, and books, including the bestselling reference book Image of book cover for "Social Security: Maximize Your Benefits"

What Is Your Favorite Book?

Published on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Come to West End Library's page to learn about a staff member's favorite book!

Does it catch your eye? Then check the book out... you can always put it on hold through our online catalog!

A Talk in Celebration of May as National Bike Month

Published on Thursday, May 15, 2014

Image of bicyclist in actionPlease join us for a talk featuring Bruce Deming with Myron Lehtman of the National Capital Velo Club (NCVC), a local non-profit competitive cycling club to be held Headshot of bike attorney Bruce DemingThursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room.  Mr.

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