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D.C.'s central library to close until 2020 for major renovation

Feb 03, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

The District's central library will close March 4 for a three-year renovation under a timeline released Thursday.

During the closure, rare collections housed at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will be dispersed across the city. At neighborhood branches, hours and computer resources will expand to cover expected increased demand, said D.C. Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan.

The long-planned makeover of the building at Ninth and G streets NW is expect...