Bike Month and Beyond

Bike Month and Beyond

Tour de DCPL, bicycling resources and more.

DC Public Library works to support the bicycling infrastructure and economy in Washington, D.C. If you love libraries and bikes, bookmark this page to find information on local bicycling resources and upcoming programs at the library. You'll find information about our annual bike ride, Tour de DCPLour summertime East of the River Free Bike Repair Clinics at Anacostia Neighborhood Library and ongoing Bike Repair Pop Ups with Gearin' Up Bicycles, happening at various library locations.  

National Bike Month Events | Tour de DCPL | Library Resources


May is National Bike Month and we like to celebrate with bicycle-themed programming at the library. Check the library calendar online for up-to-date information on bike programming in your neighborhood.

Tour de DCPL Bike Ride

Thank you to everyone involved and all of our 80+ cyclists who joined us for the 10th Annual Tour de DCPL on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Visit for route info and photos. 

Library Resources

Get your bike fix through books and films found in the DC Public Library collection, in print and online. Looking for tips on riding a bike in the city, a guidebook for regional bike trails or maybe a picture book to help someone lose their training wheels? Check out staff suggestions on our Bikes and Books Pinterest Board.

Hello, bicycle : an inspired guide to the two-wheeled life by Anna Brones, illustrations by James Gulliver Hancock

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka

A Journey around Our America: a Memoir on Cycling, Immigration and the Latinoization of the U.S.

Hello, Bicycle: an Inspired Guide to the Two-Wheeled Life

Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle

A Journey around our America: a Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S.