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  • Profile Photo Elaine P.

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: The Girl With the Less Than Well-Conceived Tattoo."

  • Meet Esti B.

    "When I can tear myself away from my book of the moment, I like to cook for my friends, wander around the city and watch far too many consecutive hours of British mystery television."

  • Myra R-L.

    "I'm teaching my kids how to grow things in the garden."

  • Julie B. with the Encyclopedia of the Cat by Bruce Fogle

    "When I'm not at the library I spend time with friends, read, cook, play softball, hang out with my cat, visit museums, learn new things, and explore."

  • Gayle O.

    "I'm at my happiest when I'm enjoying live music, and I love exploring new places and travel whenever I can."

  • Ana Elisa

    "I’m a massive football and tennis fanatic and watch healthy doses of both - that’s the football enjoyed by billions, not millions, thank you."

  • Meet June K.

    "My two cats are my reading buddies."

  • Faith K.

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: It's About Time: Or, When a Woman Announces Her Intention to Become a Librarian.'"

  • miss e

    "I'm a left-handed librarian loving life. And alliteration, apparently."

  • cynthia's profile picture

    My passions include: reading, hiking, cheese, being outside, drawing, movies, and tea.

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Where we hang out online


Twitter
What's Happening @dcpl? When?
#brownbagdc Book Chat -- A weekly book club to discuss what we're reading and what you're reading, often on a theme. Every Wednesday, 12 p.m.
Book to Movie Book Club (#readwatchdcpl) -- A monthly book club to discuss books that became movies. Is it true that the book is always better? Fourth Mondays,
2 p.m.
#DCPLnewYA -- Jessica and Erin share the best of new YA fiction. Fourth Tuesdays,
4 p.m.
Fantasy Friday -- Dish about the best and worst of fantasy books on #fanfansdc Third Fridays, 1 p.m.
#AskAwayDC -- A monthly twitter chat where you can submit reference questions or salve your curiosity about the library or D.C. Second Thursday, 2 p.m.
#AsktheLabs -- Twice a month, ask Labs at DC Public Library staff about makerspaces, video and audio production, and personal digital archiving in the library. Second and Fourth Mondays, 1 p.m.

Facebook
What's Happening? When?
GoT Book Club -- A virtual space to discuss the Game of Thrones series and similar books. Winter is Coming, my friends. Let's talk! Any time!
The Meeting of Otaku -- Welcome, welcome! This group is an extension of the Woodridge Library Anime Club of DC Public Library. We are open to members, friends of members, and everyone in between for all things Otaku. Any time!
Twentythirtysomething Book Club -- An online hangout space for the fiction and nonfiction book group for local readers between ages 21 and 35 that meets every month at a bar located in or near Georgetown. Any time!
We Heart Romance Book Club -- Romance fans Melissa, Shoshana, and Ashley are here to talk about the books we love to love. This is the space to talk about the books you love to love, hate and everything in between. Any time!
Pinterest
What's Happening? When?
Various boards of Pin-able goodness:
A Book For All SeasonsAdvanced Elementary ReadsContemporary PoetryJudge Me NotMulticultural Kids ReadsNew Adult FictionRead TogetherTeen Fantasy and more!
Any time!
Tumblr
What's Happening? When?
GIFs, books recs, and more in your favorite space to waste time online. Any time!