Is Our Deer Learning?: Maybe it's not too late to change the award-winning designs of some of the new libraries around town. Because, apparently, the local fauna have trouble with lots of windows. A deer crashed through the plate glass in the interim library in Washington Highlands today, shattering the window; the deer had to [...]
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Bring Out Your Books: It's finally safe to return that copy of What It Takes that you got from the library to brush up before the 2000 election. The D.C. Public Library will run an amnesty from Dec. 5 to Feb. 5, forgiving all fines for overdue, lost, or damaged books, CDs, DVDs, or other [...]
#Losing: Being a celebrity has its perks. Not included among those perks, apparently, is the right to get a police escort through downtown D.C. when you're late to your own performance. Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier says there's no way Charlie Sheen's police escort this week was appropriate under police rules. Which, of course, [...]
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Good morning. D.C. Council Chairman and [...]
The Issue: After the D.C. Public Library announced citywide staff reductions in early June, Cleveland Park residents flocked to their community Listserv last week to gripe about the decision. Residents' anger seems to stem from the seemingly high number of employees dismissed from the Cleveland Park library, specifically. Out of the 40 library employees laid-off across D.C., five worked [...]
Contrary to popular belief, every once in a while, LL likes to point out cool, positive things the D.C. government is up to.
Like this: The D.C. Public Library has an iPhone application. And it's great!
It lets you search the library catalog, place a hold on a book, and have it sent to the branch of [...]
Unless LL's bird is right and Harry Thomas Jr. is successful, three library kiosks will close by Jan. 1. They are: Langston, R.L. Christian, and Sursum Corda, all of which are about 1,400 sq. feet (i.e. tiny) and open only on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Deanwood Kiosk closed several months ago. [...]