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  • Blake B Profile Image

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

  • tammy m. read feed

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

  • 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."

  • Melissa N.

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

  • Ms. Terri

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

  • Jess G.

    Life's too short not to find a good book and share it with friends.

  • Brandy S.

    God, let me think clearly and brightly; let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences, let me someday see who I am. - Sylvia Plath

  • Caitlin J.

    Reading is Fun

  • 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

  • Peter C

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

  • Carol A profile pic

    Never give up.

  • Shawn M

    "Fiction doesn’t tell us something we don’t know, it tells us something we know but don’t know that we know." - Walker Percy

  • Ingrid

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

  • Miya UW profile pic

    "Repetition is holy." -Nikky Finney

  • Claire A profile

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

  • 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

  • Meet Shoshana G.

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

  • Rachel F.

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

  • 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

  • Abby H

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

  • Liz A.

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

  • 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..."

  • Latoya R

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

  • Angela B

    “You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” ―Stephen King

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Want to meet with other like minds but don't want to go somewhere? We have meetups online that all are invited to join.
 

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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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!