Category: Latest News

Oct 9

FEW SPOTS LEFT – 10/11/14 Books of the Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

Join the Humanities Council, DC By the Book, and the DC Public Library on October 11, 10a.m. to noon, for a free literary walking tour! Participants will meet (…)

Sep 15

We’ll be at WalkingTown DC this week!

We’re all set for four great DCBTB tours as part of WalkingTown DC.  The schedule is: Monday, 9/15, noon – Downtown Fiction, meet outside MLK library [SOLD (…)

Aug 7

8/7 @ 6pm – Mobile App Critique and Feedback Session

Join us for a critique and feedback session of the DC By the Book Tours app!  We’re at a key moment in the grant cycle, with several (…)

Jul 27

We’ll be at HATFest on Saturday, August 2nd!

We’re excited to be part of the Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival (HATFest) at St. Elizabeths East Pavilion on Saturday, August 4th, located at 1100 Alabama Avenue, SW.  (…)

Jun 25

Sat June 28 – Photo Walk Tour of Mount Vernon Square

Saturday, June 28 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Carnegie Library Building 801 K Street NW Washington, DC 20001 202-249-3958 On this walking tour, we will shoot images (…)

May 27

Saturday’s Tour covered by The Examiner

Thanks to Marsha Dubrow, DC Arts Travel Columnist for The Examiner, for her coverage of Saturday’s walking tour: Harlem Renaissance had deep roots in Washington, D.C a (…)

May 19

Download the new ‘DC By the Book Tours’ app!

The app is live and Foggy Bottom and U Street/Howard tours are available.  Download it for iPhone or Android now. Each tour features a route of sites (…)

May 19

Communicator 2014 Award of Distinction for DC By the Book

DC By the Book received a Communicator 2014 Award of Distinction (category: websites – government).  Thank you to our technology firm Beekeeper Group for shepherding the process. (…)

May 12

May 24 @ 10am – Literary Walking Tour: Books of the Harlem Renaissance

NOW SOLD OUT – ENCORE TO BE SCHEDULED SOON Join local literary historian Kim Roberts for a 90-minute walking tour exploring the U Street neighborhood from the (…)

Apr 21

(Sat April 26 @ 11am) Capturing Watergate: Author talk with Thomas Mallon and debut of new fiction walking tour app

Capturing Watergate: Author talk with Thomas Mallon and debut of new fiction walking tour app Saturday April 26, 11am Gelman Library on GW Campus, 2130 H St. (…)