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  • cynthia's profile picture

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

  • Gregg G's read feed picture

    "When not at the library, I'm probably at a rehearsal or a museum or a concert."

  • Meet Shoshana G.

    "I once won a talent contest by walking upstairs in high heels while balancing a book on my head."

  • 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.'"

  • Ms. Willis and her dog, Chestnut.

    "If I wrote an autobiography it would be called: Why Can't We Adopt All of The Dogs?"

  • Bosnia National Library

    "I have a collection of bookmarks from places that I've seen or traveled. One of my bookmarks, which I bought in Belgrade, Serbia, has a pair of traditional peasant shoes attached to it."

  • Dominique M

    When I'm not at the library, I spend my time ... quietly reflecting on how Korean pop music has ruined my life (okay, but it's actually amazing).

  • Marisa B. Photo

    I remember way too many facts about movies and TV shows whether or not I liked it or even saw it.

  • Julia S.

    "What I do when I'm not at the library: Read! Also, go to the movies, check out museum exhibits and other local happenings and travel near and far."

  • Darryl W.

    "My passion: ... eating the best ethnic food Washington, D.C. has to offer."

  • Bobbie W.

    "I read Bill Bryson's 'I'm a Stranger Here Myself' on an airplane, laughing until I cried while my family cringed and tried to ignore me for 5 hours."

  • davidgantt

    "He who binds to himself to a joy does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity's sun rise." —William Blake

  • tammy m. read feed

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be Sugar Makes You Sweet."

  • Meet Shawn M.

    "I won online lottery tickets to see the Led Zeppelin reunion concert on 12/10/07 at the 02 Arena in London."

  • Craig

    "When I’m not at the library I furiously debate Game of Thrones theories with my friends and family and stay up way past my bedtime reading."

  • Sightseeing

    "Spend quality time with my son, play basketball, play Scrabble, make clothes, volunteer at an art studio, try new recipes."

  • Meredith M.

    "I play French horn in a local community band."

  • Josh H

    "When not librarianing I read, write, watch movies, play music and watch others play music as much as possible. Occasionally I eat and/or sleep."

  • 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."

  • Rachel

    "When I'm not at the library I read, write, hike, make crafts, and learn new skills."

  • Melissa N.

    "I am a freelance editor and a student of history so I'm almost always reading, either for work or for fun."

  • Liz A.

    "I love cycling on my road bike and going on long runs."

  • Ms. Steward

    "I took a synchronized swimming class in college."

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Want to meet with other like minds but don't want to go somewhere? We have meetups on Twitter, Facebook,  and more.
 

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.
#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.
#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!
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
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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!
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GIFs, books recs, and more in your favorite space to waste time online. Any time!