Bike Month and Beyond

Bike Month and Beyond

Tour de DCPL, bicycling resources and more

Love riding your bike and the DC Public Library too? You are not alone: Washington, D.C. is a city filled with both book and bike lovers. Bookmark this page to find information on local bicycling resources and upcoming programs at the library - including our annual library bike ride, the Tour de DCPL

National Bike Month Events | Tour de DCPL | Library Resources


May is National Bike Month and we like to celebrate with bicycle themed programming at the library. View the 2015 National Bike Month library program calendar hereBike Month may be over, but we have free bike repair clinics happening at Anacostia Neighborhood Library all summer.

Tour de DCPL Bike Ride

The DC Public Library system is undergoing major change, with renovated and rebuilt libraries sprouting up throughout the ​​city. Library staff discovered a great way to explore these  transformations -- by bike!  The Tour de DCPL VI was on Saturday May 16, 2015.

Learn more about this year's ride, previous routes and how to register for future events at 

Library Resources

Get your bike fix through books and films found in the DC Public Library collection, in print and online. Looking for tips on riding a bike in the city, a guidebook for regional bike trails, or maybe a picture book to help someone lose their training wheels? Check out staff suggestions on our Bikes and Books Pinterest Board and Online Research Guide.

The Happy Bicycle by Kathy McGee
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle by Chris Raschka
 A Bicycle Journey Across America by Brian Benson
The Happy Bicycle: Make
15 Stylish Bike

Accessories with Hemma Design

McGee, Kathy
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Everyone Can Learn to
Ride a Bicycle

Raschka, Chris
Going Somewhere: a Bicycle
Journey Across America

Benson, Brian
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