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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.

Find the latest news and updates from the library. If you are a reporter working on a news story, please contact the library's public information officer, George Williams via email at or by phone at (202) 727-1184.

Southeast Library Modernization Project

The Southeast Library is being modernized. The design for the $33 million transformation of this historic Carnegie library is now complete. The renovated library will include expanded space for children, teens and adults, more space for books, computers and seating, preservation and restoration of the building's historic elements, a universally accessible entrance, restoring the exterior landscape, environmentally sustainable design and more meeting, collaboration, and study space