West End

West End Library opened September 25, 1978. It was dedicated on December 7, 1978. A renovation in 2016-17 enlarged the children's area, added a study room and completely refreshed the interior. The library celebrated its 40th anniversary on September 22, 2018.

804-646-1877

5420 Patterson Avenue

Richmond, VA  23226


Branch Manager - Lisa Crisman
Open
closing at 5:00pm

Hours

Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm:
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm:
Monday 9:00am - 8:00pm:
Tuesday 9:00am - 8:00pm:
Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm:
Thursday 9:00am - 8:00pm:
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm:

Available Services

  • public access
  • Features

    PRINTING/COPYING

    Prints are $.15/page for B&W, $.50/color. Copies are $.15/each, B&W only.

    FAXING

    Local (including 800 numbers): free
    Long Distance: free

    NOTARY

    Notary services are available. Please call 804-646-1877 for an appointment.

    PARKING

    Parking lot has a total of 40 spaces and 2 handicapped spaces. There is some on-street parking around the library.

    WI-FI

    Free; good reception from the parking lot and the patio!

    Westlaw Patron Access

    Access Westlaw Database

    Upcoming Events at West End

    Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group

    Sat

    13

    Apr
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

     West End Meeting Room A

    This month we are reading and discussing The Ornament of the World:  How Muslims, Jews and Christians created a culture of tolerance in Medieval Spain by maria Rosa Menocal.  (2002) Synopsis:  Undoing the familiar n...

    Estate Planning Legal Workshop

    Mon

    15

    Apr
     2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

     West End Meeting Room A

    Will or a trust? What’s a Medical Directive? Learn the basics of wills, trusts, and estate planning from local attorneys. The RPL Law Librarian will also show patrons how to find examples of wills, power of attorney, and other leg...

    Toddler Time

    Tue

    16

    Apr
     10:30 am - 11:15 am

     West End Meeting Room A

    Join us for a fun and interactive storytime for ages 18-36 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, movement, and more!  When registering, please select the total number of children you will be bringing.   Joan G...

    West End

    Meeting Rooms

    The meeting room at the West End Branch Library is available for online reservations.  Please visit https://rvalibrary.org/services/meeting-rooms/ to read our policies and submit a reservation request.

    Details

    The study room at the West End Branch Library is available for online reservations.  Please visit https://rvalibrary.org/services/meeting-rooms/ to read our policies and submit an reservation request.

    Guidelines

    Please visit:  https://rvalibrary.org/services/meeting-rooms/