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DC Public Library is open online only on Friday, Apr. 12 so that DC Public Library Staff may participate in our annual Staff Professional Development Day. As a reminder, the DC Public Library is open 24/7, 365 days a year online! You can sign up for a Library Card, watch virtual programs, check out books and magazines, stream movies and music, work on your resume, get homework help and so much more.

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Anacostia Library

Anacostia Library

1800 Marion Barry Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Arthur Capper TechExpress

Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library

Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library

Capitol View Library

Chevy Chase Library

Chevy Chase Library

5625 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Cleveland Park Library

DC Jail Library

DC Jail Library

D St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Friday: 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Deanwood Library

Deanwood Library

1350 49th St. NE
Washington, DC 20019
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Francis A. Gregory Library

Georgetown Library

Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Mt. Pleasant Library

Northeast Library

Northwest One Library

Palisades Library

Parklands-Turner Library

Petworth Library

Petworth Library

4200 Kansas Ave NW
Washington, DC 20011
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Rosedale Library

Rosedale Library

1701 Gales St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Library

Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton Library

Southeast Library

Southwest Library

Southwest Library

900 Wesley Place SW
Washington, DC 20024
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Takoma Park Library

Tenley-Friendship Library

West End Library

West End Library

2301 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library

1801 Hamlin St. NE
Washington, DC 20018
United States

Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
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Anacostia Library

Anacostia Library

The Anacostia Library opened in April 2010 serving the District’s highest population of youth under 18. A hub in the Anacostia community, it offers

1800 Marion Barry Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Arthur Capper TechExpress

Arthur Capper TechExpress

DC Public Library's Arthur Capper TechExpress is located on the second floor of the Arthur Capper Recreation Center. It is a quick stop for wi-fi

Arthur Capper Recreation Center
1000 5th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library

Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library

Nestled in Southwest Washington, D.C., Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library provides reading materials, study rooms, and relaxation in a state of the

115 Atlantic St. SW
Washington, DC 20032
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library

Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library

Named after Civil Rights Pioneer, Dorothy I. Height, the Benning/Dorothy I. Height Library connects Ward 7 residents to study rooms, meeting rooms,

3935 Benning Road NE
Washington, DC 20019
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Capitol View Library

Capitol View Library

Reopened in March 2019 after a significant renovation, the Capitol View Library remains a vital resource for DC's East of the River community.

5001 Central Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20019
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Chevy Chase Library

Chevy Chase Library

This two floor library, built in 1968, is located near the Chevy Chase circle. It shares a parking lot with the Community center, and has a wonderful

5625 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20015
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Cleveland Park Library

Cleveland Park Library

The Cleveland Park Library was rebuilt in 2018 with extensive community input and support. Enjoy light, open space, large meeting rooms, and a reading

3310 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Deanwood Library

Deanwood Library

The Deanwood Library is located in Northeast D.C. and is co-located with the Deanwood Aquatic and Recreation Center. The Deanwood Library encourages

1350 49th St. NE
Washington, DC 20019
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Francis A. Gregory Library

Francis A. Gregory Library

Named after local community leader Francis A. Gregory, Francis Gregory Library is located in residential, tree-lined Hillcrest, Washington, DC. The

3660 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Georgetown Library

Georgetown Library

Georgetown Library offers a unique history of the Georgetown neighborhood, and is home of the Peabody Room, an extension of the People's Archive.

3260 R St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff  Library

Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff Library

Lamond-Riggs/ Lillian J. Huff Library offers a wide range of opportunities and services. Come check out a book, use a computer, scan documents, print

5401 South Dakota Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20011
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Mt. Pleasant Library

Mt. Pleasant Library

Mt. Pleasant Library, a beautiful, historic Carnegie building dedicated in 1925 and renovated in 2012, offers programs, services, and collections to

3160 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20010
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Northeast Library

Northeast Library

Northeast library has been a beloved establishment in the community since 1932. The library is nestled within the upper North Capitol Hill area, and

330 7th St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Northwest One Library

Northwest One Library

The Northwest One Library is a one floor library housed inside the Walker Jones Education Complex in Ward 6. The Library is part of a mixed used

155 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Palisades Library

Palisades Library

The updated Palisades Library serves the vibrant and historic Palisades neighborhood, offering a wide array of services to patrons of all ages.

4901 V St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Parklands-Turner Library

Parklands-Turner Library

The small store-front library located in the Shops at Parkland strip mall offers a wide range of services and is conveniently located within walking

1547 Alabama Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Petworth Library

Petworth Library

The historic Petworth Library serves the vibrant and evolving Petworth neighborhood, offering a wide array of services to patrons of all ages.

4200 Kansas Ave NW
Washington, DC 20011
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Rosedale Library

Rosedale Library

The Rosedale Library is located in the Kingman Park neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Opened in 2012, Rosedale is co-located with the Rosedale

1701 Gales St. NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Library

Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Library

At the heart of the Shaw community, the Shaw/Watha T. Daniel Neighborhood Library serves as a knowledge hub and community gathering place for a

1630 7th St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton Library

Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton Library

Born from activism, Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton Library serves a diverse neighborhood that is home to a vibrant and close-knit community.

7420 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20012
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Southeast Library

Southeast Library

One of the first neighborhood libraries when it opened in 1922, this Capitol Hill location serves a diverse and vibrant community that is home to the

403 7th St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Hours Today:
: CLOSED
Southwest Library

Southwest Library

This Southwest location, a beautiful new building opened in May 2021, offers a variety of services. Check out a book, enjoy a children's program or

900 Wesley Place SW
Washington, DC 20024
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Takoma Park Library

Takoma Park Library

This Carnegie library serves a diverse community, including many Spanish speakers. Library service is primarily provided on one floor, including

416 Cedar St. NW
Washington, DC 20012
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Tenley-Friendship Library

Tenley-Friendship Library

The Tenley-Friendship Library is located in the Tenleytown neighborhood of Northwest DC. The award-winning library opened in January 2011 and

4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
West End Library

West End Library

The West End Neighborhood Library is your hub for information, recreational reading, community engagement, and family fun in the heart of the West End

2301 L St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Woodridge Library

Woodridge Library

The Woodridge Branch of the DC Public Library opened January 16, 1958. The library reopened at its current location on September 26, 2016. The library

1801 Hamlin St. NE
Washington, DC 20018
United States

Hours Today:
: 10:00 am-6:00 pm