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Service Alert

The Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library is closed temporarily for major repairs to the HVAC system. Work has begun and additional parts have been ordered to complete the repairs. The library will reopen once the repairs are complete. The book drop will be locked. Due dates and hold expiration dates will be extended. 


Arthur Capper TechExpress is closed for critical repairs to the HVAC system. The Department of General Services has completed their assessment, identified the issue and ordered the necessary parts. Once the parts arrive, they will require two days to complete the repairs. The earliest that TechExpress will open is Monday, July 1. The Book Return will remain locked. Available holds have been transferred to the Northeast Library. Expiration dates have been extended.

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Caribbean American Heritage Month

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the incredible contributions of Caribbean Americans to our culture, history, and society. This tradition started with the first proclamation signed by President George W. Bush in 2006 thanks to the efforts of Dr. Claire Nelson and the Institute of Caribbean Studies, who lobbied for recognition of Caribbean American achievements.

Throughout June, DC Public Library will be lifting up stories that showcase the vibrant experiences of Caribbeans and Caribbean Americans. Join us as we delve into this rich heritage!

Fiction for Adults

Nonfiction for Adults