Last Chance to Donate Books

for Friends of the Library FALL BOOK SALE to Benefit Reading Programs

New or like new books in ALL categories.
Please, no textbooks, magazines, or obsolete nonfiction.

HOW TO DROP OFF BOOKS — now through September 5

If donating JUST A BOX OR TWO, or if delivering on the WEEKEND, drop off any time the MLK Library is open:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street
Great Hall
Donation Center (next to the Bookstore across from the Circulation desk).

If donation consists of MORE THAN TWO BOXES, please deliver to the loading dock behind the MLK Library between 8:00 am until 5:00 pm Wednesday through Friday. Please leave a message for Bookstore Manager Rob Schneider (202) 727-6834 after the boxes are unloaded. Stack boxes neatly against the back of the loading dock:

G Place, NW
(Enter from 10th Street, NW
between H and G Streets, NW)

Assistance with unloading is available Wed-Friday from 11am – 3pm only.
Call Bookstore Manager Rob Schneider (202) 727-6834 in advance to arrange.

Please mark all bags and boxes

For further information contact Robin Diener

2011 Goals for the Federation of Friends



1. To strengthen Friends membership in each branch organization by:
• Assisting in the establishment and reformation of Friends groups for all branches
• Encouraging members to seek out individuals for the Federation and individual Friends groups who can fully participate in all Friends activities
• Supporting DCPL’s goal to give equal attention and maintenance to all branches, and
• Adding a Membership Officer position to the Federation of Friends Executive Committee

2. To raise awareness of the Federation by establishing relationships and, if applicable, partnerships with:
• The DCPL Foundation
• The DCPL Board of Trustees
• All Elected officials charged with the stewardship of the libraries including but not limited to ANC’s, civic organizations, local businesses, and schools as well as other community stakeholders.

3. To actively market the Federation by:
• Developing communication and marketing materials
• Improving the Federation website with timely updates, linkage to the DCPL website and encouraging more use and input
• Promoting Friends activities in the local media, DCPL Website and ALTAFF

4. Resource Development
• Identify sources of funding and other revenue streams

Adopted by the Executive Committee 2.5.11

Renovated, Historic Library Reopening October 18, 2010

The Georgetown Interim Library, located at 3307 M St. N.W. will close Saturday, September 25. Library services will resume on Monday, October 18 at the renovated Georgetown Neighborhood Library, located at 3260 R St. N.W.

The renovated three-story library will add many modern improvements including:

  • Better lighting
  • Dedicated space for teens
  • Improved ADA access
  • A new outdoor reading terrace overlooking Book Hill Park
  • A new bright, spacious children’s room
  • Restored woodwork throughout the building
  • A new third floor for the Peabody Room which houses a special collection of materials on the history of Georgetown .

During the transition to the new location, library users can return or renew books checked out at any other DC Public Library location or online at The library closest to the Georgetown Interim Library is the West End Neighborhood Library at 1101 24th St. N.W.

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