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Service Alert

The Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library is closed temporarily for major repairs to the HVAC system. Work has begun and additional parts have been ordered to complete the repairs. The library will reopen once the repairs are complete. 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. The earliest that TechExpress will open is Monday, July 1. The Book Return will remain locked. Available holds have been transferred to the Northeast Library. Expiration dates have been extended.

DC Public Library's Outreach + Inclusion Services department (OUT) embeds and expands library services beyond library walls.

A truck and book bike wrapped in colorful graphics of cartoon people reading sit parked in a parking lot


901 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Nearby Locations


Sunday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday: 9:30 am-9:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am-9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am-9:00 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am-9:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5:30 pm

At this location

Assistive/Adaptive technology


Outreach + Inclusion Services Manager
Tracy Sumler

Department Overview

From story times to digital instruction, OUT connects DC residents to vibrant living and learning, online and in-person. Community-informed collaborations inform what we do and we seek partners who find passion in helping hard-to-reach communities thrive and grow. We would love to work with you! 


Reading Activities: Cultivating Literacy and a Love of Reading

  • Story times
  • Book clubs for all ages
  • Book recommendations

Digital Instruction: Preparing Residents for Life Online

  • Resume and career workshops
  • Computer classes
  • Drop-in tech support

Community Events: Bringing Library Pop-Ups to You

  •  Free wifi
  •  Library card sign-ups
  •  Mobile collection

Creative Programs: Supporting Creativity for All Ages through Arts, Crafts, and STEAM

  •  STEAM activities
  •  Arts and crafts
  •  Film screenings

Organizational Support: Helping Your  Staff Better Serve Your Community

  •  Computer training 
  •  Drop-in tech support
  •  Library resource training 

Let's Collaborate

To request an outreach program, service, or resource, please fill out the form linked here. For more information on how to collaborate with OUT or other DCPL outreach services,



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