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Service Alert

The Anacostia Library will be closed from Monday, July 22 - Sunday, Aug. 4 for a scheduled facilities project. Learn more on the Anacostia Library page.

Library App on an iPhone

Due to a contract conflict between two software vendors, the DC Public Library app is currently experiencing functionality limitations.  The vendors are working to resolve this issue as soon as possible.  While the issue is being explored we have some tips so you can continue to enjoy the benefits of your DC Public Library card uninterrupted.

Is the entire app down?

No. You can still use the app to access your library card number and barcode, search for upcoming events at a library near you, access digital resources, connect with the library via the AskDCPL app and more. The only functionality that is unavailable is searching the library catalog.

I need to search the catalog, where should I go now?

The library's catalog can still be accessed via our website both on mobile and on desktop, for your convenience. 

Are any of my other library apps like Libby affected? 

No. All other library applications are currently fully functional and are not affected by this outage.


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