Washington Highlands and Francis A. Gregory Interim Libraries Closing

New Libraries to Open in June

The Washington Highlands Interim Library closes Saturday, May 19.  The new library at 115 Atlantic St., SW opens Wednesday, June 13.  Additionally, the Francis A. Gregory Interim Library closes Saturday, May 26.  The new library at 3660 Alabama Ave., SE opens Tuesday, June 19.
 
Each new library is 22,000 square feet and 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 and two 12-person conference rooms
  • Quiet study rooms for up to two people

 
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 for the Washington Highlands Interim Library and Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE, for the Francis Gregory Interim Library.