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GPO To Close Brick and Mortar Bookstore in Washington DC

“The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) will permanently close its brick-and-mortar bookstore at 710 North Capitol Street NW in Washington, DC on January 4, 2021. After lengthy consideration, GPO, in consultation with the Joint Committee on Printing and its congressional oversight committees, determined that the bookstore is no longer financially viable due to changes in customer behavior which have resulted in sustained losses over the last five years…Federal publications continue to be available for sale through the U.S. Government Online Bookstore at This storefront provides the public with the opportunity to purchase more than four thousand titles such as the Pocket Constitution, National Park Service Trip Planners, the President’s budget for the Federal Government, activity books for children, and much more…GPO’s bookstore’s roots trace back to 1895 when employees started serving the public by selling new and popular publications from all three branches of the Federal Government…”

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