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“Library to Open More Locations, Add Evening Hours and Offer Public Meeting Rooms”

From the DC Public Library:

“Starting in late June, the DC Public Library will phase in more services. Over the next four weeks, all locations will open, evening hours will be offered on Thursdays and meeting rooms will be available by reservation.

The Library’s reopening schedule is:

On June 28, the Parklands-Turner Library, Rosedale Library and Lamond-Riggs Interim Library will open.
On July 12, meeting rooms will be available for public use. Residents can begin reserving rooms on July 6.
On July 15, the Library’s schedule will shift to offer evening hours on Thursdays.
On July 19, the Northwest One Library and Takoma Park Library will open.

Starting July 15, the DC Public Library’s schedule will be:

Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Customers can visit a library location to browse the collection, sit at a table or lounge area and use public computers for 70-minute sessions. In the coming weeks, indoor programming and events will be phased in.

The following measures have been put in place at library locations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19:

Face masks are required for staff and the public.
Hand sanitizer is available for staff and the public.

For more information on the Library’s current opening status, visit”

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