Photo/Film Requests

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Photo/Film Requests

Requests for commercial or news photography or filming at the DC Public Library are approved by the Library’s Office of Communications. 

To obtain permission, send a written request (e-mail is acceptable) to:

George Williams
Media Relations Manager
Desk: 202-727-1184
Mobile: 202-596-0345

Please include the following information in the request:
  • Purpose of the project
  • Preferred date(s) of filming
  • Subject matter
  • Who will be filmed
  • An e-mail and phone number for the person making the request
Important Notes
  • A member of the Library’s Office of Communications will accompany all camera crews and photographers.
  • If library users are to be filmed, a consent form must be signed and a copy provided to the library.