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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.

DC Public Library continues to advance the goal of building strong communities and ensuring neighborhood libraries are vital centers of community learning and civic engagement.

In 2018, the D.C. Council authorized the DC Public Library as an official voter registration agency. Beginning in 2019, District residents who apply for a new library card and existing customers who have to change their address or renew their library card privilege will be asked if they would like to register to vote and will be offered assistance should they choose yes. Customers can also indicate if they are already registered or decline to register to vote. Regardless of a customer’s response, the quality of service received at any DC Public Library will not be affected, and the Library will continue to be a place open to all.

As an official voter registration agency, District residents can visit any DC Public Library location and request to register to vote without applying for a new library card or being an existing customer.

2024 Primary Election Mail-In Ballot Drop Box Locations

Ballot Drop Boxes are now available at library locations across D.C.! You may drop your voted mail-in-ballot in any ballot drop box at any time beginning Friday, May 10 until 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Ballot Drop Boxes are located at the following libraries:

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