Adams Morgan Stories: Idle Time Books
“It seems like a nice name – but of course, there is no idle time.”
Val Morgan is as much an Adams Morgan fixture as her two-story book shop; Idle Time Books has been in the neighborhood since 1981, with shelves to the ceiling, and a sense of community stacked just as tall.
Books from her collection make up the curated micro-libraries in every room at the LINE, and we’re proud to call Val a neighbor, and a friend. Press play for the Full Service Radio interview, and insight on this city – and this neighborhood – from the perspective of a longtime resident and small business owner.
Full Service Radio is a community radio station, broadcasting live from the lobby of the LINE DC.
Photos by Emma McAlary