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==Bookstores and Infoshops== ==Bookstores and Infoshops==
 +*[http://www.dcinfoshop.org/ Brian MacKenzie Infoshop] - 1426 9th Street NW
*[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/books.htm Busboys and Poets Books] - 2021 14th St NW *[http://www.busboysandpoets.com/books.htm Busboys and Poets Books] - 2021 14th St NW
-*[http://www.candidasworldofbooks.com/ Candida's World of Books] - 1541 14th St NW+*[http://www.candidasworldofbooks.com/ Candida's World of Books] - 1541 14th St NW - Travel Books
*[http://www.chaptersliterary.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Chapters: A Literary Bookstore] - 445 11th St NW *[http://www.chaptersliterary.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Chapters: A Literary Bookstore] - 445 11th St NW
 +*Franz Bader Bookstore - 1911 I St. NW - Art & Architecture Books
*[http://www.abebooks.com/home/idletime/ Idle Time Books] - 2467 18th St NW *[http://www.abebooks.com/home/idletime/ Idle Time Books] - 2467 18th St NW
*[http://www.kramers.com/ Kramerbooks] - 1517 Connecticut Ave NW *[http://www.kramers.com/ Kramerbooks] - 1517 Connecticut Ave NW
-*[http://www.lambdarising.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Lambda Rising] - 1625 Connecticut Ave NW+*[http://www.lambdarising.com/NASApp/store/IndexJsp Lambda Rising] - 1625 Connecticut Ave NW - LGBT Books
*[http://www.politics-prose.com/ Politics and Prose] - 5015 Connecticut Ave NW *[http://www.politics-prose.com/ Politics and Prose] - 5015 Connecticut Ave NW
*[http://www.secondstorybooks.com/ Second Story Books] - 2000 P St NW *[http://www.secondstorybooks.com/ Second Story Books] - 2000 P St NW
-*[http://www.dcinfoshop.org/ Brian MacKenzie Infoshop] - 1426 9th Street NW 
==Things to see and do== ==Things to see and do==

Revision as of 20:31, 13 March 2007

We're starting the travel page for ALA Annual 2007 in Washington DC. Below is a rough skeleton of a document. Feel free to add sections.


Contents

Travel/Getting around DC/Logistics

ALA Conference site

Maps

Google Maps

Public transportation

StationMasters Online - A guide to Metrorail station neighborhoods.

Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority - Includes a Trip Planner. Type in your departure and arrival addresses and WMATA will tell you the best way to get there using buses or metro.

Free wireless hotspots

Hotels

American Youth Hostel International - 1009 11th Street NW. $32/night ($3 discount if you are a member). Dormitory style hostel. Wheelchair-accessible. Breakfast included.

International Guest House - 1441 Kennedy St NW. $30/night. Mennonite-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

William Penn House - 515 East Capitol St. SE. $40/night. Quaker-run. No private rooms/baths. Must be able to use stairs. Breakfast included.

Restaurants


Vegetarian/Vegan restaurants

Coffee (no Starbucks please!!)

  • Breakwell's Coffee and Tea - 900 M St, NW (Directly across the street from the Convention Center)
  • Java House - 1645 Q Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Mocha Hut - 1301 U St. NW
  • Murky Coffee - 660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
  • Soho Tea & Coffee - 2150 P St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • Sparky's Cafe - 1720 14th Street, NW
  • Steam Cafe - 1700 R St. NW, Washington, DC 20009

Libraries

Bookstores and Infoshops

Things to see and do

Museums