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DCLA hosts a variety of events including tours, discussions, presentations, and social gatherings. We also list community events of interest to our members. 

Upcoming events

    • 04 Apr 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Busboys and Poets 1025 5th St. NW

    You are invited:

    In honor of the 20thanniversary of the American Library Association’s Spectrum Scholarship, we invite librarians of color and allies from the DC metropolitan area to join us for food and conversation on April 4, 2018 from 6-8pm. Busboys & Poets will host our informal gathering to celebrate the legacy of our professional and national diversity champions on the 50th anniversary of the passing of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Tickets are $25 and proceeds will go to the Spectrum Scholarship, the American Library Association’s program which “affirms its commitment to diversity and inclusion by seeking the broadest participation of new generations of racially and ethnically diverse librarians to position ALA to provide leadership in the transformation of libraries and library services.”

    Please RSVP here.


    Time & Date: April 4, 2018 from 6-8pm


    Location: 5th and K Busboys & Poets

    1025 5th St NW

    Washington, DC 20001

    (near Gallery Place-Chinatown metro)

    • 19 Apr 2018
    • 21 Jun 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • To Be Determined
    *All DCLA members are welcome at Board Meetings.

    Interest Group chairs and appointed members are invited to attend and report on their activities.

    Meetings occur on the third Thursday of each month, from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Contact the DCLA President for the location as it may be subject to change. Changes will also be announced on the Events calendar. Please check for messages prior to the meeting.

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 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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