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  • Melissa N.

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

  • Alana Q.

    "When I'm not at the library, I can be found sitting in a floor seat at a WWE live event, reluctantly researching gluten-free recipes or tediously lint-rolling cat hair off of my sweater."

  • cynthia's profile picture

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

  • 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."

  • 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."

  • Myra R-L.

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

  • the subject of the profile with an octopus puppet on her head

    "I enjoy exploring D.C.'s many neighborhoods, trying new restaurants and coffee shops ... and plotting the reinvention of the education system."

  • Jessica Spotswood photo

    "What I do when I'm not at the library: I'm writing or editing. I'm the author of four books for young adults..."

  • Janna T.

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: I Wish I Had a Dragon!"

  • 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."

  • 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

  • Rachel

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

  • Meredith M.

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

  • 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."

  • Suzanne with bunny

    "I took a synchronized swimming class in college."

  • Paisley J

    "When I'm not at the library, you can find me browsing through local thrift and consignment shops looking for the perfect piece of art."

  • Gina N

    "I love a good horror movie."

  • Meet Shoshana G.

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

  • Michelle Conn headshot

    I walk and hike local trails, bike, armchair travel, indulge in interior redesign projects and calli-journal (calligraphy + journaling).

  • 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.'"

  • Abby H

    "If I wrote an autobiography, its title would be: 'Tell Me If This Is TMI.'"

  • 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).

  • Ms. Willis and her dog, Chestnut.

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

  • Ms. Terri

    If I wrote an autobiography, it’s title would be: "The Quitters Guide to Finishing What You Sta…"

  • A person smiling, eyes cast downward.

    I'm always thinking about which cosplay I'll do at my next convention.

  • Darryl W.

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

  • Marisa B. Photo

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

  • Zac

    "When I’m not at the library, I’m probably somewhere trying some new food, or at DuPont Circle playing chess."

  • tammy m. read feed

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

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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?
#DCPLnewYA -- Jessica and Erin share the best of new YA fiction. Fourth Tuesdays,
4 p.m.
#ShortStoryDC -- share and discuss your favorite short stories Second Tuesdays,
8 p.m.
#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.
#AskALibrarian -- Abigail and other librarians offer recommendations based on what type of book you express interest in reading. Every Thursday,
12 p.m.
Fantasy Friday -- Dish about the best and worst of fantasy books on #fanfansdc Third Fridays, 1 p.m.

Facebook
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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!
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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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