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Service Alert

The Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Library is closed temporarily for major repairs to the HVAC system. Work has begun and additional parts have been ordered to complete the repairs. The library will reopen once the repairs are complete. The book drop will be locked. Due dates and hold expiration dates will be extended. 

Arthur Capper TechExpress is closed for critical repairs to the HVAC system. The Department of General Services has completed their assessment, identified the issue and ordered the necessary parts. Once the parts arrive, they will require two days to complete the repairs. The earliest that TechExpress will open is Monday, July 1. The Book Return will remain locked. Available holds have been transferred to the Northeast Library. Expiration dates have been extended.

Requesting Reasonable Accommodations

The DC Public Library encourages people with disabilities to participate in our programs, services, and Board of Trustees meetings. 

If you have questions about physical access, need handouts in alternate format, or require American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, CART, or other reasonable accommodations to participate, fill out this form. If assistance is needed to make a reasonable accommodations request, please contact the DC Public Library Center for Accessibility by email at or by phone at 202-727-2142. 

Please request any accommodations as early as possible, but at least seven (7) days in advance of the program or event, so that proper arrangements may be made. If you have requested ASL interpretation or other accommodation and find you cannot attend, please contact us promptly to cancel your request.


Assistive Technology 

For a list of assistive technology available throughout the DCPL system, including audio loop systems, desktop magnifiers, and others, please visit our Assistive Technology Support page.


Reporting Access Concerns

To report access concerns at DC Public Library locations, please go to the ADA Compliance Issue Form. If assistance is needed to fill out this form please reach out to the Center for Accessibility via email at or phone at 202-727-2142.

Audiences: All Ages
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