Hours of Operation
These hours of operation are for the Bethesda location, and may vary. If no workshops are scheduled after 5:00pm the Center will close at that time.
9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday – Thursday
9:00am – 9:00pm
9:00am – 5:00pm (Summer hours 9:00am – 1:00pm)
10:00am – 5:00pm
1:00pm – 5:00pm (only on days with workshops or events scheduled)
The Writer’s Center
Public parking is available directly across Walsh Street from The Writer's Center in a county parking lot. The meters in this lot are effective Monday through Friday, 9:00am - 10:00pm and free on weekends. Meters accept payment through the ParkMobile and MobileNOW! apps. Please note that The Writer's Center is not able to make change for meters. Additional pay parking is available in the Capital Crescent Garage (7171 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814), just a 5-minute walk from the Center.
The Writer's Center is a ten-minute walk south from the Bethesda Metro station (Red Line).
Ride On Bus
Several nearby bus stops along Wisconsin Avenue are served by the Ride On 34 route.
Glen Echo Park
A free parking lot for Glen Echo Park is located just off MacArthur Boulevard on Oxford Road, across from the Glen Echo Shopping Center. From the parking lot, follow the foot-bridge across the Minnehaha Creek to enter the Park. As you enter the park, you'll walk past the carousel, and the Arcade Building will be to your left.View Glen Echo Park Workshops
The Writer’s Center welcomes all attendees to our writing workshops and events. The front entrance of The Writer’s Center features an ADA-compliant ramp, and a lift provides access to our lower level classrooms and the Writing Studio. The Hill Center in DC is accessible via its main entrance on 9th St. Interpreting services are available upon request. If you have other accessibility needs or would like to know more about our programs, please contact us at 301.654.8664.