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Spring Into Health and Fitness

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! 

Author Talk Featuring Marione Ingram

Monday, April 29, 7 p.m.

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.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'Slaughter House Five' by Kurt Vonnegut

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, April 23 at 12:30 p.m.

What is Domestic Violence? What Can You Do About It?

What is domestic violence?What does it look like?Am I a victim?What can I do to stop it?

A Scottish Andy Griffith

Felicia's Picks

I enjoy M.C.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'The Book Thief' by Markus Zusak

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, March 26 at 12:30 p.m.

DC Public Library Open Today

Thursday, March 7, 2013

The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.

Author Talk Featuring Susan Orlins

Calling all Worrywarts

New Date: Monday, March 11, at 7 p.m.

Youth Stars at West End

The West End Public Library would like to take this time and give special thanks to youth intern Anna Taylor.As a student of School Without Walls in Northwest Washington, Ms. Taylor dedicated four hours each week to help make our library a destination place and a valued source for information. 

Story Time Reads Feb. 21

Narrative Skills

Among the many skills we learn as children, I think by far this skill is the most entertaining. We have all been in the situation where somebody is telling us a story and the only thought in our head is "can you please be done, my beverage is empty."Narrative Skills help us to tell our story, hopefully in an engaging way. Interesting stories have descriptions of things and events, sequencing and foreshadowing and/or help the listener/reader make predictions (what might happen next).Why Is It Important?

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