Take-out service is now available at DC Libraries on weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and fron3 to 7 p.m.
During Phase 2, which began on May 29, there will be controlled access to ensure that no more than 50 people per 1,000 square feet will gather in a publicly-accessible space within the library and no more than 50 percent capacity is reached in a publicly-accessible space within the library with social distancing.
Starting June 29: Anacostia, Benning, Cleveland Park, Mt. Pleasant, Northeast, Shepherd Park, West End and Woodridge
Starting July 13: Anacostia, Benning, Cleveland Park, Mount Pleasant, Northeast, Shepherd Park, West End, Woodridge, Bellevue, Capitol View, Francis-Gregory, Petworth, Shaw and Tenley-Friendship
The following libraries will offer returns only (no in-branch services) starting July 6: Bellevue, Capitol View, Francis-Gregory, Petworth, Shaw and Tenley-Friendship.
The locations will be closed from 2:30 to 3 p.m. every day for sanitizing. Return items, pick up holds, browse the window collections, check out items and remote print at any of the eight locations. Search the catalog and place holds online at dclibrary.org.
For help, use the chat service in the bottom right corner of your screen or call the Library at 202-747-1017 for adult materials or 202-747-5054 for youth materials. You will receive an email notication when your holds are ready to pick up. Learn more about plans for the phased opening of DC Libraries at dclibrary.org/reopening.