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DC Public Libraries Expand Operating Hours in November


Public libraries in the District are adding more hours of operation to remain open until 9 pm multiple days of the week, starting Monday, November 14.

The update aims at allowing residents of the area to “pick up books after work, reserve a room for community meetings,” or have more opportunities to attend workshops for longer hours.

The newly announced hours of DC public libraries are as follows:

Neighborhood Libraries

(Anacostia, Bellevue, Benning/Dorothy I. Height, Capitol View, Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, Francis A. Gregory, Georgetown, Lamond-Riggs/Lillian J. Huff, Mt. Pleasant, Palisades, Parklands-Turner, Petworth, Shaw/Watha T. Daniel, Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton, Southeast, Southwest, Takoma Park, Tenley-Friendship, West End, Woodridge)

Monday – Wednesday | 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday | 1 pm – 9 pm
Friday – Saturday – 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday | 1 pm -5 pm

Libraries Co-Located with a DPR Recreation Center

(Deanwood, Northwest One, Rosedale)

Monday – Wednesday | 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday | Noon – 8 pm
Friday – Saturday | 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday | 1 pm – 5 pm

Central Library | Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Library

Monday – Thursday | 9:30 am – 9 pm
Friday – Saturday | 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday | 1 pm – 5 pm

For further details, visit here.

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