Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.
children playing chess

Chess and Checkers Club

Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 4 p.m.

Each and every Wednesday students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will begin at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun. There will be prizes for children who participate. The games will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment.  Mr. Lawrence, our children's librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!  

Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 20, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving for these 20-30 minute programs full of books, songs and other activities designed to help develop a child's language skills.  Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the fun.  No sign-up or registration is required.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-5 and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love or reading and learning.  These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. No sign-up or registration required.
Retro Jumpers:  Double Dutch Team

Retro Jumpers: Double Dutch Team

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 1:30 p.m.

Jumping rope is a great way to burn calories, tone muscles and improve your cardiovascular endurance. Come learn how to Double Dutch jump and get your exercise done for the day in a fun way.   Ages 6 and up   Note: The Nationals have provided jump ropes to be given away at this event (while quantities last).   Participants will have to sign a waiver to participate.
children playing chess

Chess and Checkers Club

Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 4 p.m.

Each and every Wednesday students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will begin at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun. There will be prizes for children who participate. The games will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment.  Mr. Lawrence, our children's librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!  

Toddler Story Time

Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving for these 20-30 minute programs full of books, songs and other activities designed to help develop a child's language skills.  Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the fun.  No sign-up or registration is required.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-5 and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love or reading and learning.  These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. No sign-up or registration required.
children playing chess

Chess and Checkers Club

Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 4 p.m.

Each and every Wednesday students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will begin at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun. There will be prizes for children who participate. The games will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment.  Mr. Lawrence, our children's librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!  
Job Seekers 2016:  Employment Success

Job Seekers 2016: Employment Success

Friday, July 1, 2016, 6 p.m.

Please join the William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library as we give job seeking support, and help seekers locate JOBS via online searches.   Create an email account Start a resume Work on an online application Learn about the job seeking process Every second Thursday at 6:00 p.m. from March– September in the Main Meeting Room on the lower level.   Job seeking assistance is available for Spanish and Amharic speakers. 

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-5 and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love or reading and learning.  These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. No sign-up or registration required.

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