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Service Alert

DC Public Library is open online only on Friday, Apr. 12 so that DC Public Library Staff may participate in our annual Staff Professional Development Day. As a reminder, the DC Public Library is open 24/7, 365 days a year online! You can sign up for a Library Card, watch virtual programs, check out books and magazines, stream movies and music, work on your resume, get homework help and so much more.

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Staff Picks

MLK Adult Services Black History Month picks

This month I’m rounding up a short-list of selections from MLK’s Adult Services department book clubs and regular programs for Black History Month. If you’re interested in joining a program or reading along with any of our book clubs, please email us at Adultservices.dcpl@dc.gov.

Staff Picks
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Find News Ways to Watch, Listen, and Learn

OverDrive & Libby

OverDrive & Libby

Borrow eBooks, Audiobooks, and digital magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app, by OverDrive.
Kanopy

Kanopy

Stream over 30,000 movies & documentaries from hundreds of popular producers as well as thousands of independent filmmakers.
LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Learn business, technology, computer and creative skills to meet your personal or professional goals.
Library card required
Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Learn new languages and cultural skills.
Library card required