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DC Public Library's Know Your Power Summit

The DC Public Library is set to host an empowering event designed to unite and inspire youth in the city. The "Know Your Power Summit: Creativity for Community Change" aims to equip teenagers with the tools, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to make a lasting impact on their communities.

Pride Month 2023 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! 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.

Rooftop Concert Series at the MLK Library

This summer your library is a place to get loud with live music on the rooftop of the MLK Library with DC Public Library's DC Punk Archive Concert Series and the Go-Go on the Rooftop Concert Series.

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DC Public Library is Shifting Hours Starting June 26

On June 26, DC Public Library is shifting open hours at neighborhood library locations across the District to enhance accessibility. The hours at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library and our co-located library locations will not change.