West End
Interim Library

Monday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Head shot of author Bruce RosensteinImage of book cover for "Create Your Future the Drucker Way"Bruce Rosenstein, managing editor of Leader to Leader (a publication of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute), former librarian/researcher/book reviewer with USA Today and author

'Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption' by Laura Hillenbrand

Published on Friday, October 4, 2013

Image of book cover for "Unbroken" by Laura HillenbrandThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor to discuss Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

Copies are available at the reference desk.

Please pick one up and join us! 

Celebrate our New Sunday Hours

Published on Sunday, September 29, 2013

Classic Fairy TalesAll the fairy tale characters escaped from the story books and have gotten lost in the library.  Join us as we wrangle the characters back into their story books by reading their tales and create crafts.

Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character.

Live acoustic guitar player at 2 p.m.

Story time begins at 2:30 p.m.

Banned Books Week film screening

Published on Thursday, September 5, 2013

Image of movie poster for Fahrenheir 451The West End Library will feature a special screening and a discussion of Fahrenheit 451 on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m. in observance of Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28).

'Home' by Toni Morisson

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Image of book cover for Home by Toni MorrisonThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor to discuss Home, the latest by Nobel prize-winner Toni Morrison, America's most celebrated novelist.  Copies are available at the reference desk.  Please pick one up and join us! 

Mark your calendars for meetings/discussions of the book club for the rest of the year as follows:

Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2013


WiiCalling all Teens!

Come to the West End Library and let’s have some fun playing Wii. We have all the latest JUST DANCE games!

Pick and choose what game you would love to play and come shake a tail feather. 

Chickens Fly the Coop

Published on Monday, August 12, 2013

The Hen of the BaskervillesOnce again, Donna Andrews has come up with a very enjoyable Meg Langdorf mystery, Hen of the Baskervilles

Meg, who is married and a mother of twins, works as a blacksmith, and amateur sleuth in the little town of Caerphilly, Virginia. In this story, she is in charge of a local agricultural fair.

This isn't just a typical county fair -- rare breed chickens are stolen from a couple named Bonneville. Other problems crop up at the fair too; including murder.

A Special Session of the West End Book Club

Published on Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Image of aging across three generationsThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 12:30 p.m. to discuss books on aging.  Everyone is invited to pick a book on the subject of aging, read it, bring it and talk about it.  Tell us what your book says about aging and hear from others about the books they chose.  Some titles to choose from:

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2013


"The Most Trusted Man in America"

Published on Monday, July 29, 2013

headshot of broadcast journalist Walter CronkitePlease join us for a special one-man show titled, "Walter Cronkiite: 'The Most Trusted Man in America,'" to be held Wednesday, July 31, at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room on the second floor, written and performed by local actor-performer Dwane Starlin.

American broadcast journalist Cronkite (1916-2009) is best known as anchorman for the CBS Evening News for 19 years (1962-1981). During the heydey of the news in the 1960s and 1970s, he was often cited as "the most trusted man in America" after being so named in an opinion poll.