Read Feed

  • Janna Werewolf

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: I Wish I Had a Dragon!"

  • Myra R-L.

    "I'm teaching my kids how to grow things in the garden."

  • Joanna H.

    "What I do when I'm not at the library: Read, write, make up songs, eat junk food, and watch Netflix. Sometimes in that order."

  • Emily M.

    "The best book of ALL TIME: 'The Blind Assassin' by Margaret Atwood or 'Ramona Quimby, Age 8' by Beverly Cleary."

  • Man reading a book with a cat on his lap

    "My passion: being helpful. I know it's impractical, but I really do like trying to make everyone happy."

  • Miss Louise

    "I promise I was a pop star in my former life."

  • Bosnia National Library

    "I have a collection of bookmarks from places that I've seen or traveled. One of my bookmarks, which I bought in Belgrade, Serbia, has a pair of traditional peasant shoes attached to it."

  • david pic

    "When I'm not at the library I enjoy going out to eat and lounging at the many restaurants throughout the city."

  • Tracy S.

    "I have watched every single episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer."

  • "I am irrationally proud of getting through a book this year that is not a Children's or Young Adult novel or parenting-related."

Bored with your reading options? Feel like you've read all there is to read of a particular subject? DC Public Library is here to help. 

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Want to meet with other like minds but don't want to go somewhere? We will have meetups on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads and more.

Where we hang out online


Facebook
What's Happening? When?
GoT Book Club -- A virtual space to discuss the Game of Thrones series and similar books. Winter is Coming, my friends. Let's talk! Any time!
The Meeting of Otaku -- Welcome, welcome! This group is an extension of the Woodridge Library Anime Club of DC Public Library. We are open to members, friends of members, and everyone in between for all things Otaku. Any time!
Twentythirtysomething Book Club -- An online hangout space for the fiction and nonfiction book group for local readers between ages 21 and 35 that meets every month at a bar located in or near Georgetown. Any time!
We Heart Romance Book Club -- Romance fans Melissa, Shoshana, and Ashley are here to talk about the books we love to love. This is the space to talk about the books you love to love, hate and everything in between. Any time!
Goodreads
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Chat about books with us in your favorite book space. Any time!
Pinterest
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Various boards of Pin-able goodness:
A Book For All SeasonsAdvanced Elementary ReadsContemporary PoetryJudge Me NotMulticultural Kids ReadsNew Adult FictionRead TogetherTeen Fantasy and more!
Any time!
Tumblr
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GIFs, books recs, and more in your favorite space to waste time online. Any time!
Twitter
What's Happening @dcpl? When?
#brownbagdc Book Chat -- A weekly book club to discuss what we're reading and what you're reading, often on a theme. Every Wednesday, 12 p.m.
Book to Movie Book Club (#readwatchdcpl) -- A monthly book club to discuss books that became movies. Is it true that the book is always better? Fourth Mondays,
2 p.m.
#DCPLnewYA -- Jessica and Erin share the best of new YA fiction. Fourth Tuesdays,
4 p.m.
Fantasy Friday -- Dish about the best and worst of fantasy books on #fanfansdc Third Fridays, 1 p.m.
#AskAwayDC -- A monthly twitter chat where you can submit reference questions or salve your curiosity about the library or D.C. Second Thursday, 2 p.m.