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Service Alert

The Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library is closed temporarily through Tuesday, June 18 for major repairs to the HVAC system. 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. Based on this timeline, the earliest that TechExpress will open is Monday, June 24. The Book Return will remain locked. Hold expiration dates and item due dates for items on hold or checked out from this location will be extended.

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New Edgewood/Eckington Library

The Northwest One Library co-located with the Walker Jones Education Complex is slated to be replaced with a new full-service 20,000+ sq. ft. neighborhood library, providing greater access to library services and resources for neighbors. A new library for the Edgewood/Eckington neighborhood is tentatively slated to open in Spring 2030.

Pride 2024 Reads with the Washington Mystics

This summer, DC Public Library is teaming up with the Washington Mystics to recommend great reads that you can check out with your library card! Each month we will be posting Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. June’s theme is Pride. In honor of Pride month, we have selected some amazing autobiographies and biographies for both adults and young adults that explore the lives and careers of LGBTQIA+ athletes. Check out the library’s Pride Month page to find more great reads for all ages and the Mystic's Pride page to learn more about how they are celebrating this month. Happy Reading!