New Library Opening June 13

Join Mayor Gray and City Officials for a Ribbon Cutting at 12:30 p.m.

Washington Highlands Library Rendering
Your new library opens June 13! Join Mayor Gray and city officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.

The Interim Library closed permanently Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. During the move, library customers can return books to any DC Public Library and pick up holds at Parklands-Turner Library, 1547 Alabama Ave. SE.

The new three-level, 22,000-square-foot library features:

  • More than 40,000 books, DVDs and other items with space to hold up to 80,000
  • Separate reading areas for adults, teens and children
  • Public access computers, free Wi-Fi Internet access and mobile laptop carts
  • Comfortable seating for 200 customers
  • A large program room for up to 100 people
  • Two 12-person conference rooms
  • Five small quiet study rooms

For more info, call 202-727-1101.