West End
Interim Library

Thursday, August 21, 4 p.m.

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014

Image of summer table cloth superimposed with "book tasting""Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested"—Francis Bacon, English statesman, philosopher, and book lover Image of "book burger" to promote book tasting(1561-1626)                         
 

"The Golden Honeymoon" by Ring Lardner

Published on Monday, August 4, 2014

Image of book cover for "The Golden Honeymoon" by Ring LardnerThe West End Interim Library will present a screening of The Golden Honeymoon from the American Short Story Collection as seen on PBS and adapted from the classic short story by Ring Lardner Image of James Whitmore and Teresa Wright in "The Golden Honeymoon"(1885-1933)

"Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything" by Joshua Foer

Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Image of book cover for "Walking with Einstein" by Joshua FoerThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, August 26, at 12:30 p.m.

Learn About Local Artists at Your Local Library!

Published on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Monument by Richard VossellerOn Saturday, August 23 at 11 a.m., Mary Kay Shaw from the Watergate Gallery will be leading a tour of the 2014 Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, entitled Sculpted: Histories Revealed. For those who may not be familiar with this biennial event, it is organized by Arts in Foggy Bottom and is in its fourth season. Fifteen local artists contributed 16 pieces to the exhibit, and their artwork can be seen throughout the Foggy Bottom community in front of private homes in the area. One such piece is Monument by Richard Vosseller, pictured left.

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

tedTED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.

On Monday, August 11 @ 6:30 p.m. we’ll be showing a few featured Ted Talks on the big screen in our meeting room. The subject will be “being human”. Come watch entertaining videos of various speakers.      
 

Published on Wednesday, July 23, 2014
arianna ross Friday, August 1 - 10:30 a.m.

Story Teller Arianna Ross will present the program Earth Adventure. Travel around the earth using your imagination, voice and body. Discover the many magical mysteries of this amazing earth.  Whether you swim in the ocean, hike in the mountains, play in a park or dance in a river, you can hear the earth’s special symphony singing in your ears.     Ages 6- 12   

Survival of the Fittest?

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

chomp I enjoyed Carl Hiaasen's book Chomp, which shows what happens behind the scenes in a survivalist show, such as Animal Planet  where the star has to face wild animals and other dangers.

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.

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