In partnership with MPD and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, West End Library will host “Bully Free” a special program for kindergartners to third graders, which teaches a "bully free" lifestyle and encourages tolerance, kindness and bully free behavior. Students will also learn positive bystander behavior as well as types of bullying and how to deal with bullies.
Compassion for Animals is hosting a talk by acclaimed author and psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy, at 6:45 p.m. on June 5, in the large meeting room on the second floor. Dr. Joy's talk is based on her award-winning book
Please join us for a special reading of literary odds and ends to be held at the branch on Saturday, June 15, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., to celebrate reading, books, and readers and help kick off the system-wide Summer Reading Program.
The West End Neighborhood Library is conveniently located within 10 walking minutes from the Foggy Bottom Metro. According to smartphone app Accupedo, you are expected to take roughly 535 steps, achieve a walking speed of 2 mph, travel 0.25 miles, and burn 19 calories all in the process!
Marione Ingram is a writer, artist and civil rights activist who survived the Holocaust and the bombing of Hamburg, Germany. She immigrated to the United States and, having experienced racial discrimination in Europe, became engaged in the civil rights movement.