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The Evening Star

On Display in the Great Hall -- and Now Available Online!

Photo of Hamilton the PAL Dog

Meet Hamilton!

A Mt. Pleasant Library Volunteer

Hamilton is a PAL volunteer and visits the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library when his schedule permits. Here are 10 fun facts about Hamilton: He is 8 years old and was born in West Virginia. He is a "petite" Newfoundland and weighs approximately 130 pounds. He hogs the couch and he hogs the bed. He snores.

Gerbil Diaries

Q&A with Salt and Pepa: Part 3

Winter is coming, friends, and so are more questions and answers with us, the Shaw Library gerbils! Hey Salt and Pepa - What are you guys doing? You guys are pretty and cool. Love, Anasia

Back To School with the Library

Resources, resources, resources!

School’s back, and with it comes the joys of everybody’s favorite after-school responsibility – homework! Never fear, kids: not only is the library a great place to chill out, visit with friends and even play, it’s got loads of ways to make homework and special projects go much, much more smoothly. 

Library to Upgrade Catalog

The DC Public Library is upgrading its catalog system in the early morning of Wednesday, March 23, beginning at 2 a.m.  During the upgrade, users will not be able to search the catalog, access their library accounts, place holds on library materials, or register for a library card. The improved catalog system is expected to be up and running by 6 a.m. on March 23.  We apologize for any inconvenience.