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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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Your Library Needs You! National Friends of Libraries Week 2023

DC Public Library is celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week from Oct. 15 - 21 and your Friends Group needs YOU! The Friends of the DC Public Library are a vital part of the library community. Across the District, Friends groups:

  • Share information about the library‚Äôs amazing services and resources with neighbors;
  • Build community support for the library system through neighborhood and city-wide advocacy;
  • Raise critical funds to help support library programming locally and across the District;
  • Volunteer time and share their expertise with libraries; 
  • Connect with others and make new friends who are passionate about their communities!

The Friends of the DC Public Library work hard to improve equity and allow libraries across the city to bring in exciting events, foster creativity, engage with learners of all ages and so much more. See how the Friends of the Library make an impact by watching the video below!

How to Become a Friend

Your library needs you! You can begin making a positive impact on your community by joining the Friends of the Library today.

Join the Friends of the DC Public Library

 

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