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Footsteps, Part 2 Moving Towards Empowerment
Political activism, financial responsibility,
personal health and carbon footprints…how are you moving towards empowerment? DC Public Library continues its program series of highlighting the life and legacy of Dr. King, and explores whether we and our leaders are Following in the Footsteps of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Part two of this program series, which began in January, looks at Moving Towards Empowerment. February programs feature lectures with Bill Strickland, a former at-risk student, who changed his life by using his skills as an artist to make social change. C.R. Gibbs will discuss African history and culture. Also, attend programs on starting a home-based business, Printmaking for Teens, a discussion with the Darfur Peace and Development Organization, a Poetry Slam, a blood drive, a Zora Neale Hurston Re-enactment, a look at the history of Go-Go, Senior Reflections on Black History,
the 20th Annual Black Film Festival, exhibits, book displays, activities for children and more. Find a full schedule of events in the Footsteps, Part 2: Moving Toward Empowerment Booklet available at all library locations, or by visiting dclibrary.org.
Attention high school juniors and seniors, let DC Public Library help you prepare for college. Attend College Goal Sunday on February 8, 2009, from 2 – 5 pm, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library in the third floor Computer Lab.
Hosts College Goal Sunday Tips on Financial Aid
using computers in Room 324.
. Talk to trained volunteers who will be
on hand to help with the FAFSA form and the DC ONEAPP.
. Learn how to fill out a FAFSA (Free
. Participate in a lottery to win a
scholarship. For more information, call James Rose at Reach4Success, (202) 393-1100, ext. 19, or email: email@example.com.
DC Public Library Is Open at Eight Locations on Presidents’ Day
Special Holiday Hours 10 am to 5 pm
See back page for a list of library locations.
Application for Federal Student Aid) in the Library’s Computer Lab, Room 311. Those already familiar with the application process can complete one
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Adaptive Library Services 727-2142 Adult Literacy Resource Center 727-1616 Arts and Literature Division Art 727-1291 Literature and World Languages 727-1281 Music and Recreation 727-1285 Religion 727-1251 Multimedia Services and Programming Support 727-1265 Book Information 727-0321 Books Plus, The Library Store 727-6834 Business, Science and Technology Business and Vocation 727-1171 Science and Technology 727-1175 Children’s Division 727-1248 Circulation 727-1579 College Information Center 393-1100 ext. 16 e-BIC (Enhanced Business Information Center) 727-2241 Meeting Room Reservations 727-1222 New Popular Library 727-1295 Social Sciences Division History and Biography 727-1161; 727-2079 Philosophy and Psychology 727-1251 Sociology, Education and Government 727-1261 Special Collections Black Studies Center 727-1211 Washingtoniana 727-1213 Young Adult Services 727-5535 Call locations marked with this symbol for special hours. The next Board of Library Trustees meeting will be on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at 6 pm, at the Georgetown Interim Library, 3307 M Street, NW. The public is welcome to attend.
in the spotlight
Enjoy these Picturing America @ Your Library programs in February.
HaPPy BIrtHDay aBraHam LInCOLn, yOu DOn’t LOOk 200! Ages 6 - 12 Learn about Abraham Lincoln from a photograph taken in 1865. Petworth Thursday, February 12 1 pm Juanita E. thornton/ Shepherd Park Thursday, February 12 1 pm Southwest Thursday, February 12 4 pm Watha t. Daniel/Shaw Interim Monday, February 16 Noon
Cleveland Park Monday, February 16 3 pm tenley-Friendship Interim Thursday, February 19 4 pm Palisades Monday, February 23 4 pm yOu’rE LOOkInG PrEtty GOOD tOO, GEOrGE! Ages 6 - 12 Learn about the REAL George Washington. mount Pleasant Monday, February 16 1 pm
WHat’S HaPPEnInG On yOur BLOCk? Ages 6 - 12 Celebrate the style of African American artist Romare Bearden by examining his collage “The Dove” and his influence on children’s book illustrators. Cleveland Park Wednesday, February 18 4 pm Saturday, February 28 2 pm For more information, call the Library.
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. Preschool Story Hour Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am Children’s Division, Room 200 Ages 2 - 5. Science Fair Help Tues, February 3 - April 28 7 pm Children’s Division, Room 200 Ages 5 - 14. Toddler Story Time Wednesdays 10:30 am Children’s Division, Room 200 Ages 2 - 3. anaCOStIa IntErIm Telling Stories Tuesdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 10. Story hour using puppets and drawings. Story Time Wednesdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. Songs and rhymes. CHEVy CHaSE Baby Time Wednesdays 9:30 am Ages 4 - 14 months. Fingerplays, songs, bounces and more. Story Time Thursdays 10 am Ages 5 Months - 5 years. CLEVELanD Park Wonderful Ones Tuesdays 10 am Ages 12 - 23 months. Preschool Story Time Tuesdays 4 pm Ages 3 - 5. Terrific Twos Wednesdays 10 am Age 2. Baby Time Lapsit Thursdays 10 am Ages 1 - 11 months. Songs, rhymes and baby bounces.
Video relay Service/ Videophone Booth now available Courtesy of Sorenson Communications
Deaf and hard of hearing patrons can now make video-based “phone” calls at the Library thanks to a new Video Relay Service/Videophone Booth located in Adaptive Library Services and the Great Hall of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library. Calls can be made in two ways: • Direct, person-to-person, to another Sign Language user who has a videophone • Relay, via a Sign Language interpreter, to a hearing person with a regular telephone Please note that this booth does not handle voice calls. For more information, contact the Librarian to the Deaf Community: Voice (via Video Relay Service) (866) 570-7364, and ask for Janice Rosen; Voice (direct) or VideoPhone (202) 727-2145; TTY (202) 727-2255; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass PJ and Stars Story Time Thursdays 7 pm All ages. Wed, February 18 10:30 am All ages. GEOrGEtOWn IntErIm Toddler Story Time Red Hearts Tuesdays 10:30 am Age 2. Wed, February 18 1:30 pm Grades Pre-K - 12. Arts and Crafts. Martin Luther King, Jr./Rosa Parks Play Wed, February 25 10:30 am All ages. Arts & Crafts Thursdays 4 pm Ages 3 - 10. BEnnInG IntErIm Story Time Adventures Tuesdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. Reading and crafts. CaPItOL VIEW Story Time for Toddlers Tuesdays 10:15 am Ages 2 - 5. JuanIta E. tHOrntOn/ SHEPHErD Park Preschool Story Time Tuesdays 10 am Ages 3 - 5. Baby/Toddler Lap Time Tuesdays 11 am Ages 1 month - 3 years. Arts and Crafts Wed, February 4 4:30 pm Elementary school ages. Preschool Movies Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 3 - 5.
Traveling Pajamas: a Story Hour
For ages 5 – 8
Children, treat your bunny slippers to a bedtime story. Come to the Palisades Neighborhood Library dressed in your pajamas for a story hour program every Tuesday, from February 3 – March 31, 2009, at 7 pm. Travel to a different place through folktales from other countries and faraway places. Explore these tales and adventures from the comfort of your public library in your night clothes while enjoying cookies and milk. For more information, call (202) 282-3139.
LanGStOn Manga/Anime Club Wednesdays 3:30 pm School ages. Friday Afternoon Off 3:30 pm School ages. Book talks, crafts, talent shows, movies and more. mt. PLEaSant Neighborhood Story Time Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 3 months - 4 years. nOrtHEaSt Story Time Tuesdays 10:15 and 11:15 am Thursdays 11:15 am Ages 3 months - 4 years. PaLISaDES The Music Connection Tuesdays 10:30 am Music/movement activities for infants, toddlers and parents/caregivers. Lap Time Wednesdays 10:30 am Ages 3 months - 2 years. Valentine Party Wed, February 11 4 pm Valentine stories, crafts and refreshments. Ages 4 -10. Crafty Tales for Toddlers Thursdays 10:30 am Age 2. Stories, rhymes and crafts for toddlers. PEtWOrtH Tales for Twos and Threes Tuesdays 11 am Ages 2 - 3 years. Tiny Time Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:30 am Ages 1 month - 2 years. Preschool Story Time Wednesdays 11 am Ages 3 - 4. Threes for Me Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 3 - 5. Stories. SOutHEaSt Tales for Twos Mondays 10 am Age 2. Stories, songs and activities. Picture Book Time Mondays 11 am Ages 3 - 5. Interactive songs, rhymes and activities featured around picture books. Lap Time Wednesdays 10 am Ages 3 - 12 months. Space limited to first 25 children. Wonderful Ones Wednesdays 11 am Ages 12 - 23 months. SOutHWESt Story Time with the Librarian Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 3 months - 5 years. takOma Park HI-tECH BOOkmOBILE The library is closed until spring 2009 for modernization and restoration. Limited library service is available on the hi-tech bookmobile located near the library building. The nearest full-service library is Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library. tEnLEy-FrIEnDSHIP IntErIm Winter Toddler Time Tuesdays 10 and 11 am Ages 2 - 5. WaSHInGtOn HIGHLanDS Preschool Winter Story Time Mondays - Fridays 10 am Ages 3 - 5. Noon-Time Stories Mondays - Fridays Noon Ages 3 - 10. WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Sunday Stories 3 pm Ages 7 - 12. Dramatic readings from favorite children’s books. Mother Goose on the Loose Mondays 9:45 am Ages birth - 2. Story Time Tuesdays and Saturdays 10 am Ages 3 - 5. Rock-Along with Casey Wednesdays 10 am Ages 3 - 5. An interactive, musical jam session that teaches children how to play music together using rock and roll, rhythm and beats. WESt EnD Toddler Story Time Tuesdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. West End Bookworms Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. WOODrIDGE Tales for Twos Wednesdays 10 am Ages 3 months - 2 years.
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. GED Practice Test ID is required Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am and 5:30 pm Saturdays 10 am Adult Literacy Resource Center, Room 300 For adult education and GED programs, call the Literacy Help Line, (202) 727-2431. Let’s Communicate in American Sign Language School ages - Adults. Beginning Level Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm Second Floor, East Lobby Thursdays Room 221 Intermediate Level Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm Second Floor, East Lobby Conversational Level Saturdays 10 am Room 221 FranCIS a. GrEGOry Preschool Programs Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. Book Bingo Wed, February 18 6:30 pm School ages. Children play bingo and win books and prizes. tEnLEy-FrIEnDSHIP IntErIm Ask Us About Live Homework Help! Mondays - Fridays 3 pm Ages 4 - 12. WaSHInGtOn HIGHLanDS School Visits Mon - Fri, February 2 - 27 Library Hours School ages. WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Homework Help Mondays 3:30 pm School ages.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Reel Geography Film Series: Geopolitical & Historical Issues on Film Mon, February 2 6:30 pm Auditorium A-5 Young adults - Adults. All the World’s a Stage Film Club: Reel History, Real Lives Mon, February 9 6:30 pm Second Floor, East Lobby Young adults - Adults. Filmscreening for 2/23 book discussion will be Young Mr. Lincoln. anaCOStia interiM Movie Night Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm All ages. CLeVeLanD ParK Preschool Films Thursdays 11 am Ages 2 and up. r. L. ChriStian Movie Time Thursdays 4 pm All ages.
WaShingtOn highLanDS After School Film Time Mondays - Fridays 4 pm All ages. Share stories, and watch movies from the Library’s DVD collection. Watha t. DanieL/ShaW interiM Big Kid Movie Night Wed, February 4 6 pm All ages. Anime Fridays February 6, 13 and 20 3:30 pm Ages 12 -19. Classic Film Series Wed, February 25 6 pm Adults. WOODriDge Preschool Films and Stories Thursdays 10:30 am Ages 2 - 5. Afternoon Movies Thursdays 4 pm School ages.
tween &teen programs
Yoga for Teens Thurs, February 26 5 pm Room 200 Ages 12 - 19. Relax and stretch away the winter blues with beginning yoga. BEnnInG IntErIm From Haiku to Hip Hop: The Art of Poetry Thursdays 6 pm Ages 12 - 19. Poetry and creative writing. martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. “Zine” Workshop Sat, February 7 1 pm Young Adult Services, Room 107 Ages 12 - 19. Learn how to make your own mini-magazine or mini-comic book. Youth Activism Workshop Wed, February 11 10:30 am Room 221 Ages 12 - 19. Teens, become an advocate for issues you care about. LanGStOn Teen Chat on Mondays 3:30 pm Ages 14 - 18. Get Your Game On! Thursdays 3:30 pm All ages. Chess, checkers and more. PEtWOrtH Teen “Zine” Program Mondays 4:30 pm; Tuesdays 3:30 pm Ages 12 - 19. Teens drop-in for creative writing arts and e-publishing activities. Get creative and get published. SOutHEaSt Teen Night Thursdays 5:30 pm Ages 12 - 19. Books, movies, games and more. SOutHWESt An Evening of Poetry Wed, February 14 6:30 pm Young adults - Adults. WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Comic Readers Club Thurs, February 19 4 pm Ages 12 - 19. Karaoke Fri, February 27 3:30 pm Ages 12 - 19.
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. Let’s Talk about Books Thurs, February 5 2:30 pm Adults. Literature and World Languages Division, Room 221 Discuss A Man’s a Man by Bertolt Brecht.
book club programs
anaCOStIa IntErIm Anacostia Book Club Tues, February 24 7 pm Adults. Benning/Capitol View Afternoon Book Club Wed, February 11 1 pm Adults.
Southeast Library Fiction Book Club Thurs, February 26 7 pm Adults. Discussion of new and classic novels. WaSHInGtOn HIGHLanDS Adult Book Club Mon, February 2 Noon For more information, call (202) 645-5881. WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Urban Fiction Book Club Wed, February 18 4 pm Adults. History Book Club Monday, February 9 7 pm Discuss Lincoln, the writer. Adults. WESt EnD West End Book Club Tues, February 17 12:30 pm Adults.
Braille Book Club for Kids Sat, February 7 11 am Ages 6 - 12. Children’s Room, Room 200 Discuss Curious George Takes a Train by Margaret and H.A. Rey. Shades of Black Book Club Tues, February 17 3 pm Adults. New Popular Library, Room 110 Discuss Kindred by Octavia E. Butler. All the World’s a Stage Book Club Mon, February 23 7 pm Adults. Social Sciences Division, Room 221. Discuss assorted biographies on Abraham Lincoln.
CaPItOL VIEW Glamour Girls Rule Book/Activity Club Sat, February 7 and 21 1 pm Ages 6 - 12.
JuanIta E. tHOrntOn/SHEPHErD Park Shepherd Park Afternoon Book Club Wed, February 11 1 pm Young adults - Adults. PaLISaDES Palisades Library Book Club Tues, February 17 7:30 pm Adults. SOutHEaSt Capitol Hill Non-Fiction Book Club Tues, February 17 6:30 pm Adults. Discussion of recent non-fiction titles.
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. Free Computer Classes To register, call (202) 727-1298, or go to dclibrary.org, and click the link Programs, Events and Classes. Let’s Speak English - English as a Second Language Conversation Circles Mondays and Wednesdays 6 pm Adult Literacy Resource Center, Room 302 English conversation circles for advanced beginners (adults who can speak and understand basic English.) Talking Book Club Thurs, February 12 11 am Adaptive Services Division, Room 215 Members of the D.C. Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped adult book club will discuss The Story of Edgar Sawtelle: A Novel by David Wroblewski. Saturday Technology Training Sessions Sat, February 21 1 pm Adaptive Services Division, Room 215 Technologies and group training. Children and adults who use assistive technologies. CaPItOL VIEW Step Aerobics Mon and Wed, February 2 - 25 6:30 pm CLEVELanD Park Love and Forgiveness in the Light of Death: A Reading and Discussion Series Tues, February 17 7 pm Discuss Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee. FranCIS a. GrEGOry Computer Classes for Seniors Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10:30 am For more information, call (202) 645-4297. JuanIta E. tHOrntOn/ SHEPHErD Park Scrabble Club Saturdays 1 pm School ages and adults. PaLISaDES Palisades Lace Group Sat, February 7 10 am PEtWOrtH Let’s Speak English - English as a Second Language Conversation Circles Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am English conversation circles for advanced beginners (adults who can speak and understand basic English). Petworth Quilters Sat, February 28 3 pm WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Tech Tuesdays 4 pm Learn something new about technology at Watha T. Knitting Circle Wed, February 11 and 25 7:30 pm WESt EnD Qigong Mondays 7 pm A form of Chinese medicine using movement, breathing and meditation techniques. The DC Public Library is not responsible, nor does it endorse health information given to participants during the program. Sahaja Yoga Meditation Wednesdays 7 pm The DC Public Library is not responsible, nor does it endorse health information given to participants during the program. Tango Practice Saturdays 2:30 pm Young adults - Adults. WOODrIDGE Woodridge Library Quilters Sat, February 28 3 pm Young adults - Adults. Learn how to quilt from quilter Cherlyn Monk.
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. Young Adult Services, Room 107 Saturdays 3:30 pm anaCOStIa IntErIm Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm WaSHInGtOn HIGHLanDS Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 pm WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm Wednesdays 6 pm
Grades k – 12
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. One Past, many Visions February 1 - 25, 2009 Library Hours Second Floor, East and West Exhibit Halls All ages. Prints by Winston Harris, paintings by Walter Howard McCree, photography by Valerie S.M. Russell and ceramics by Janathel Shaw. Quilting on Dan river February 1 - 26, 2009 Library Hours Gallery A-2 All ages. See a display of hand-sewn quilts created by Carolyn Adams, Otis D. Alexander, Diane Moore and Fredericka S. Griffith from Danville Public Library in Virginia. For more information, call (202) 727-1183.
WOODrIDGE Sundays 3:30 pm and Mondays 6:30 pm
martIn LutHEr kInG, Jr. 901 G Street, NW M, Tu, W, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 727-0321 TTY (202) 727-2255 After hours (202) 727-1111 The District of Columbia Public Library is a vibrant center of activity for residents and visitors to the nation’s capital. Located throughout Washington, DC, the Library provides environments that invite reading, learning and community discussion. The system is comprised of a central library, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, and 25 other neighborhood libraries. anaCOStIa IntErIm 1800 Good Hope Road, SE M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 715-7707/7708
LanGStOn 2600 Benning Road, NE M, Tu, W, Th, F, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sa, Sun, Closed (202) 724-8665
mOunt PLEaSant 3160 16th Street, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 671-0200 nOrtHEaSt 330 7th Street, NE M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 698-3320 PaLISaDES 4901 V Street, NW M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 282-3139
tEnLEy-FrIEnDSHIP IntErIm 4200 Wisconsin Avenue, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 244-3212 WaSHInGtOn HIGHLanDS 115 Atlantic Street, SW M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 645-5880 WatHa t. DanIEL/SHaW IntErIm 945 Rhode Island Avenue, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 671-0265/0267 WESt EnD 1101 24th Street, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 724-8707 WOODrIDGE 1801 Hamlin Street, NE M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 541-6226
BEnnInG IntErIm 4101 Benning Road, NE M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 442-7740/7741 CaPItOL VIEW 5001 Central Avenue, SE M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 645-0755 CHEVy CHaSE 5625 Connecticut Avenue, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 282-0021
ParkLanDS-turnEr 1700 Alabama Avenue, SE M, Tu, W, Th, F, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sa, Sun, Closed (202) 698-1103
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John W. Hill, Jr. President Donald F. Richardson Vice President Ginnie Cooper Secretary-Treasurer Bonnie R. Cohen Richard H. Levy Jim Lewis Myrna Y. Peralta Brenda L. Richardson Kelley J. Smith Beyond Words, the DC Public Library calendar of free events, is published monthly. For more information, call (202) 727-1186.
CLEVELanD Park 3310 Connecticut Avenue, NW M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 282-3080 FranCIS a. GrEGOry 3660 Alabama Avenue, SE M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 645-4297 GEOrGEtOWn IntErIm 3307 M Street, NW M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 724-8783 JuanIta E. tHOrntOn/ SHEPHErD Park 7420 Georgia Avenue, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 541-6100
PEtWOrtH 4200 Kansas Avenue, NW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 541-6300 r. L. CHrIStIan 1300 H Street, NE M, Tu, W, Th, F, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sa, Sun, Closed (202) 724-8599
SOutHEaSt 403 7th Street, SE M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 698-3377 SOutHWESt 900 Wesley Place, SW M, W, 9:30 am - 9 pm Tu, Th, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 724-4752 SurSum COrDa 135 New York Avenue, NW M, Tu, W, Th, F, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Sa, Sun, Closed (202) 724-4772 takOma Park HI-tECH BOOkmOBILE 416 Cedar Street, NW M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 7 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 576-7252
LamOnD-rIGGS 5401 South Dakota Avenue, NE M, W, F, Sa, 9:30 am - 5:30 pm Tu, Th, 9:30 am - 9 pm Sun, 1 - 5 pm (202) 541-6255
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