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  • Blake B Profile Image

    "I read to get more perspective and escape my life."

  • Claire A profile

    If you don't like a book, you can stop reading it.

  • Ms. Willis and her dog, Chestnut.

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

  • Abby H

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

  • Jo P.

    "You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read." - James Baldwin

  • 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..."

  • Farley Read Feed Profile

    Take a look, it's in a book.

  • headshot-jenf

    "When in doubt, tell the truth" - Mark Twain.

  • Miya UW profile pic

    "Repetition is holy." -Nikky Finney

  • Ingrid

    “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” ~Thomas Edison

  • 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."

  • Morgan K.

    "Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew" -Jack Gilbert

  • Meet Shoshana G.

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

  • Angel Mary Profile Picture

    "I am not a quitter. I will fight until I drop. It is just a matter of having some faith in the fact that as long as you are able to draw breath in the universe, you have a chance." Cicely Tyson

  • Ms. Terri

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

  • Rachel F.

    Quote: “Never trust someone who has not brought a book with them.”- Lemony Snicket

  • 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 S

    “I’ve flown through the air with the greatest of ease…”

  • Peter C

    "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." -- Albert Einstein

  • Aja H

    "My soul is an empty carousel at sunset." - Pablo Neruda

  • Brittney T.

    “It makes sense that your most unique ideas feel terrifying, because they are creatively risky and also expose the inner workings of your brain.” -Chris Gethard, Lose Well

  • Latoya R

    I feel like it’s never enough time to do much in a day.

  • Diamond N

    "Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid"- Albert Einstein

  • Chris K. Read Feed

    "Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.." -Aldous Huxley

  • Rachel

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

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Twitter
What's Happening @dcpl? When?
#DCPLnewYA -- Jess shares the best of new YA fiction. Fourth Mondays,
12 p.m.
#audaciousbooks -- This is the DC Public Library companion to author Roxane Gay's new Audacious Book Club.  Fourth Tuesdays, 6 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.
Graphic Novel Friday -- Dish about the best and worst of graphic novels on #graphicnovelfriday Third Fridays, 1 p.m.

 
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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!