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The official radio program of the D.C. Public Library.
Hear author talks, interviews, special presentations, stories about the goings-on in the library system and Washington, D.C., and much more!

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    All Things Local

    Local author Dale Brumfield talks about his book, Independent Press in D.C. and Virginia: An Underground History. Portions of his book feature defunct publications whose extant newspaper issues are housed in the DC Public Library Special Collections and available online, like the Washington Free Press, Quicksilver Times, and The Blade, and Underground.

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    All Things Local: Second Chances

    At age 15 Marcus Bullock was sentenced to 8 years in a maximum security prison. Today he is the CEO of Flikshop, a company he founded that helps keep families connected to their loved ones while they are incarcerated. Marcus sits down with host Olubunmi Bakare to discuss what led to his incarceration and his drive to become an entreprenuer.

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    All Things Local: The Inspiration of Life

    Author, actor, songwriter and motivational speaker Hermond Palmer joins host, Olubunmi Bakare, to discuss his life and shares insights about how to live your best life.

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    Notes from the Library: Health & Human Services

    Jean Badalamenti, Health & Human Services Coordinator, and the Peer Outreach Specialists join us to talk about about the library's role in assisting DC's most vulnerable and at-risk residents.

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    Notes From the Library: Read Your Way Up

    Librarians Bobbie Dougherty and Maggie Gilmore will talk about the Read Your Way Up Bike Tour, which was part of last month's DC History Conference. They’ll share the history and evolution of the DC Public Library’s community storefront libraries, portabranches and kiosks of the 70s, 80s and 90s. Joining them on the show is Tim Wright a library patron who joined them on the ride. Wright is the owner of Attucks Adams, a DC tour company that explores both national and local DC.

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