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DC Public Library Mission

The District of Columbia Public Library is a vibrant center of activity for residents and visitors in the nation’s capital. The library provides environments that invite reading, learning and community discussion and equips people to learn all their lives, to embrace diversity and to build a thriving city. We are proud to be a recognized force in the community for engaging the mind, expanding opportunities and elevating the quality of life.

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DC Public Library Culture

DC Public Library's internal culture including purpose and core values.
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DC Public Library History

Brief history of the DC Public Library.
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DC Public Library Staff

Overview of our staff structure, list of directors, and organizational chart.