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Friends Called to Testify on Current State of Libraries

The District of Columbia Council will have two important hearings about the current state and future direction of the Public Library in March and April. Friends are encouraged to testify about these issues at both of the following meetings:

Monday, March 16 @ 10:00a.m. Library Performance Oversight Hearing
( Wilson Building – Council Chamber)

Friday, April 24 @ 10:00a.m. Library FY2010 Budget Hearing
( Wilson Building – Room 412)

As soon as the FY2010 Budget is available, the Federation of Friends will review the budget for the Public Library and share the MAyor’s Budget with the community.

Federation Meeting Rescheduled

November 3, 2006 / Comments Off on Federation Meeting Rescheduled

Due to the cancellation of the October meeting and the scheduled date of the November meeting, the Federation of Friends has rescheduled their November meeting to Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 6:00 pm in Room 443 at the MLKJr Memorial Library.

The meeting will include a presentation from the DCPL Literature department as part of their request for funds to support their 2007 Poetry Month Activities.

Candidate Survey Results Available

August 21, 2006 / Comments Off on Candidate Survey Results Available

The final results of a survey conducted by the Federation of Friends in June, 2006 are now available. All registered candidates for mayor and council positions received surveys by postal mail on May 15, 2006 and were given until June 15 to return their responses. The responses are provided below. In addition to the HTML format presented below, there is also a multi-sheet Microsoft Excel file available.

Responses from:

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Federation President Richard Huffine at

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