West End
Interim Library

Summer Summer Summer Time!

Summer Time = Grill Time

New Display at West End Library

Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviews

Bully Free

May 17 at 11am

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. 

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

An Introduction to Carnism

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

Mix It Up @ the Library

An Hourly Reading of Literary Odds & Ends

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. 

West End Film Club


Please join us for a screening of Slaughterhouse-Five to be held Thursday, May 16, at 1:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor.

Book Club Pick of the Month

'Olive Kitteridge' by Elizabeth Strout

The West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, May 28, at 12:30 p.m.

Spring into Meditation

3-part Workshop on Jyoti Meditation with David Newcomb

Please join us for a 3-part workshop on Jyoti meditation to be held May 6, May 13, and May 20.

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!