Adults

Capitol View Library Community Meeting

The Capitol View Library will undergo an interior renovation. Join your friends and neighbors for a community meeting. Meet the design team Learn about the scope of the project Share your ideas about what you'd like to see in the renovated library Take Our Survey
Upper NW Knitters

Upper NW Knitters

Join us as we learn to knit and crochet. We meet for two hours, several times a month, and supplies are free.
Baked & Wired sign

Second Wednesdays at Baked & Wired

This summer, the library returns to Baked & Wired (1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW)! Visit the locally owned coffee shop and bakery from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month to sign up for a library card, check out materials, and learn more about library resources and programs. (Photo by Baked & Wired.)
Photo of Author Jane MayerBook Cover of Dark Money

Author Jane Mayer in Conversation with Hanna Rosin

Jane Mayer, staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of three bestselling and critically acclaimed books, will appear in conversation with Hanna Rosin, co-host of NPR's Invisibilia podcast, and a national correspondent at the Atlantic. They will discuss Mayer’s latest book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.
Bike Repair Image

Free Bike Repair Clinics

PLEASE NOTE: the Bike Repair Clinic scheduled for August 13 has been canceled due to a high predicted heat index and may be rescheduled.
Photo of Angela FlournoyBook Cover of The Turner House

Author Angela Flournoy

National Book Award finalist Angela Flournoy, in conversation with Kelly Navies, oral historian at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. They will discuss Flournoy's book, The Turner House.  
Chipotle Fundraiser 2016

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image from this post on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library, and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.
Joint Fundraiser with Chipotle

2016 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support the DC Public Library. Just go into any Washington, DC Chipotle on Tuesday, June 7, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the adjacent image on your smartphone or tell the cashier you would like your meal to benefit the Library -- and 50 percent of the proceeds will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.  

Pages