Animal Farm’s classic whirlwind story line reaches out to seize the reader, and endeavors to thrust our collective consciousness back in a time and place where vivid picturesque images of totalitarianism, communism, socialism and its variants were steadily on the horizon of 20th century political philosophy, sp
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Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The High Noon Book Club will discuss The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander on Monday, May 13 at 12 p.m. in Room B.
Published on Monday, March 25, 2013
Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m.
Published on Friday, March 22, 2013
Join us for an informal teen chess tournament on Tuesday, March 26.
Players of all skill levels are welcome; whether you have never learned to play or you are a budding chess master, there will be room for you to hone your skills with other players. Snacks will be provided as well as a delicious prize for first place!
What: Teen Chess Tournament
When: Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m.
Where: Bellevue Library Teen Room
Who: Anybody ages 12-18
Snacks: Oh yes!
'Heaven is for Real'
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013
Heaven is for Real is a a heartwarming, simple, and surprisingly biblical glimpse into a little 4-year-old boy's journey into heaven.
Colton Burpo was 4 years old when he found himself at death's door. His family didn't realize he had made his amazing journey until small, but shocking revelations that amazed and bewildered his parents as his stories began to leak out. Colton didn't just have one sit-down conversation; he let his journey be known one startling revelation at a time.
Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Bellevue's High Noon Book Club will discuss On The Line by Serena Williams with Daniel Paisner on Monday April 1, 2013 at 12 p.m. in Room B.
Pick up your copy at the Library.
Community Gardening Resources
Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Finally, winter is in its last throes and spring is marching towards the District! The cherry blossoms are predicted to be in peak bloom in just a few weeks and the likely date of the last frost is passing soon after. For gardeners that means it's time to start planning out our plots and giving our seeds a head start indoors.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The DC Public Library will be open during its regular hours on Thursday, March 7.
By Ronald Kessler
Published on Monday, March 4, 2013
Kessler’s book about the behind scenes of the secret service, is a partisan, gossip-rant about U.S. presidents. Former Presidents, Reagan, Bush and Ford were mellifluously described as outstanding American presidents, while agents derided Clinton, Johnson and Carter as inconsiderate or deceptively arrogant, womanizers.
Published on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Octavia Butler was the first African-American woman to come to prominence for writing science fiction. Her novels and short stories uniquely address social issues such as race, gender and class inequality through the subtle lens of imaginative fiction, drawing on her own experiences as well as the historical record. Often dystopian, her alternate realities push the boundaries of what it means to be human in trying times.