West End
Interim Library

Story Time Update for December 2011

West End Branch will not have story time sessions from December 18 to 31. Story time will resume on Tuesday, January 3, for babies - 18 months, and on Thursday, January 5, for preschoolers.

"Around the World in Eighty Days"

Book Club Pick of the Month

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss Around the World in Eighty Days, the classic novel by Jules Verne, on Tuesday, December 20, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor.  Copes are available at the reference desk. 

Needle Arts Club

Stop by the West End Library for an exciting couple of hours of needle arts, the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Participants are encouraged to share their skills and learn new techniques from our expert group leader.These sessions are intended to be informal and appeal to all skill levels. Beginners are welcome. No registration is necessary.The group meets at 2-4 p.m in the small meeting room.

Reading and Screening of "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

A Look at the Ambrose Bierce Short Story in Print and on Film

Please join us for a discussion of "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce plus a screening of Robert Enrico's award-winning film version of the story from 1962 (run time: 28 minutes) to be held Tuesday, November 15, at 12:30 p.m..  Copies of the short story are available at the reference desk and on the web.

Talk on "The Other Wes Moore"

Featuring GWU Professor James A. Miller

James A.

Discussion of Homer's "Odyssey"

Please join us for a discussion of The Odyssey by Homer on Wednesday, October 5, at 6:30 p.m.

West End Book Club

Your pick:  Bring a favorite or a recently read work of nonfiction, and tell us about it. Check out possible titles at the library, and please join us for the discussion. Refreshments will be served.     

Film Screening: "A Clockwork Orange"

Please join us for a screening of A Clockwork Orange on Thursday, September 29, at 1:30 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor.

Reading and Discussion of Gilgamesh

Please join us for a discussion of Gilgamesh to be held on Wednesday, September 7, at 6:30 p.m.

West End Book Club

The West End Book Club will meet to discuss A Clockwork Orange, the 1963 classic by Anthony Burgess (and featuring Alex the droog as narrato

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