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  • Suzanne with bunny

    "I took a synchronized swimming class in college."

  • 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."

  • Melissa N.

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

  • 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.'"

  • Meet Shoshana G.

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

  • Ms. Willis and her dog, Chestnut.

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

  • Michelle Conn headshot

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

  • Rachel

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

  • molly stratton headshot

    "Something unique about me: I crashed a parade once..."

  • Allie G.

    "I secretly make music for a nerdy niche hobby"

  • Gina N

    "I love a good horror movie."

  • 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."

  • 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.

  • Abby H

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

  • Gregg G's read feed picture

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

  • 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).

  • 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."

  • Myra R-L.

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

  • 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..."

  • tammy m. read feed

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

  • cynthia's profile picture

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

  • 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

  • A person smiling, eyes cast downward.

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

  • 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."

  • 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."

  • Meredith M.

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

  • 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."

  • Ms. Terri

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

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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!
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!
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