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Please note: The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library located at 901 G St NW is closed as of March 4, 2017 for modernization. Central library interim services will take effect on May 8, 2017 unless otherwise stated.

Solicitation Number: DCPL-2021-B-0050

Broadcasting Equipment

Issue Date:  7/26/2021 Invitation For Bid Closing: 8/9/2021 by 2:00 p.m. EST Description: DCPL is issuing this IFB to engage the services of a qualified Contractor to furnish and deliver broadcasting equipment.   DCPL-2021-B-0050 Solicitation

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Request for Qualifications


The District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL) is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to engage individual artists, designers, and art/design teams (Artists) to respond with professional qualifications in addition to proposals for the design of a permanent work of public art for the interior of the children’s area in the newly constructed Southwest Neighborhood Library, located at 900 Wesley Place, SW, Washington, DC 20024.   RFQ Issue Date:  May 27, 2021 Questions Due:  June 9, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. EDT

Solicitation Number: DCPL-2021-R-0034

Go-Go Programming and Oral History Consultant Services

Issue Date:  3/22/2021 Questions Due:  4/2/2021 by 5:00 p.m. Proposal Submission Date: 4/19/2021 by 2:00 p.m. Description: DCPL is seeking the services of a Contractor to provide Go-Go Programming and Oral History Consultant Services.   DCPL-2021-R-0034 Solicitation

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Solicitation Number: DCPL-2021-R-0019

Janitorial and Related Services for the DC Public Library

Issue Date: 01/26/2021 (Tuesday) Questions Cutoff: 02/11/2021 (Thursday, 5:00 P.M.) RFP  Closing: 3/11/2021 (Thursday, 2:00 P.M.) Description: Janitorial And Related Supplement Services At Twenty-Five DCPL Neighborhood Branch Libraries DCPL-2021-R-0019 Cover Page

Solicitation Number: DCPL-2021-B-0029

Building Engineering Services for the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

Issue Date: 1/25/2021 Solicitation Summary: DCPL is seeking the services of a Contractor to provide building engineering services at the MLK Library every weekend from 11:00 p.m. Friday through 11:00 p.m. Sunday.  Site Visits: Site visits will be conducted by appointment only from 1/26/2021 through 1/29/2021. Bidders shall contact Jonathan Banks ( or Michael Walker ( between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

Solicitation Number: DCPL-2021-R-0007

Landscape Maintenance and Supplemental Landscape Services

Issue Date:  10/30/2020 (Friday) Questions Due:  11/16/2020 (Monday, 12:00 noon) Closing Date:  12/28/2020 (Monday, 12:00 noon) Description: Landscape Maintenance and Supplemental Landscape Services DCPL-2021-R-0007 Cover Page DCPL-2021-R-0007 RFP

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