William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

UPDATE: The upper floor is now open to the public.

The upper floor the Bellevue Library is temporarily closed due to high temperatures. Access to the bottom floors is unaffected. The closed-off floor contains the adult and teen computers, the Xerox machine, two smaller meeting rooms, study rooms, and the adult book collection.


The Children’s library is on the middle floor, and the large meeting room is on the first floor remain open. Additionally, the public will still have access to the Express computers available on the first floor and staff can assist with any printing or Xeroxing that needs to be completed.

We apologize for the inconvenience. The upper floor will be reopened when normal temperatures have been restored.

Teen Workshop

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014

Downloadable ProgramCome learn or advance your Download Media Skills
by using the DC Public Library website.

In the Workshop,you will be taught how
to do quick research for papers,
download music, and Stream Videos.

You can do this all on these type of devices
Nook and Ipad.

Every other Monday at 4:30 p.m. starting July 7, 2014
in the Main Meeting Room.

For more information 202-243-1184.

Summer Fun for Kids

Published on Thursday, June 5, 2014

Summer Reading kicks-off, June 1st, so don't forget to pick up your reading gameboard and prize during library hours and drop by for the following June events:lab equipment and words, Fizz, Boom, Read

Story Times, 10:30 a.m., Mondays and Wednesdays
Songs, action rhymes and stories for children birth to 5.

Crafts, 4 p.m., Mondays
Gooey crafts in honor of our science theme.

Movies, 3:30 p.m., Tuesdays
Animated and live action films chosen by participants.

June 1 and 15, 1 p.m., Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays

On Mother's Day

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

We were here at Bellevue Library busy pulling together our best Mother's Day gift ideas. So we came up with cards and outdoor plants for mom. Don't worry! we got everything together right on time. checkout some of our work.

Wednesday, June 25, 3:30 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

light paintingGet out of the summer heat with an indoor experiment with various lights and photography for an afternoon of creative fun.  Camera and lights provided.

Ages 12 and under.


Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

How well do you know a computer keyboard?!
Do you know the keyboard enough to guess every key in 1 minute?
Computer KeyboardCome test your Knowledge

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Third Floor Teen Space

Lets see if your going to walk away with the Title Beginners, Intermediate, Advance, or Expert.

For more information call 202-243-1184

Talking To Your Child About Prevention and Safe Behavior

Published on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Metro Teen AIDS (MTA) is a community health organization Parenting
dedicated to partnering with young people to end HIV/AIDS.
During our 20+ years of service, MTA has provided education
programs and prevention resources to well over 200,000 young people,
 family members, and youth workers in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area.

When: June 3, 10, and 17
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Published on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

First-Time Home BuyersJoin us in the Main Meeting Room on Saturday June 14, 2014 from 1 to 3 p.m. for a free training seminar about the Home Buying Process! 

Don't just dream about owning a home, you may be ready to buy Right Now.

Part of National Bicycle Month

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014

DCPL Bike Month Logo

Join Bellevue Neighborhood Library in celebration of DCPL’s recognition of May as National Bicycle Month!

Each Tuesday in May we will be showing movies featuring bicycles and bicyclists in the Main Meeting Room at 6:30 p.m. The films selected will include an Italian classic film, a modern action movie, a critically acclaimed indie romance and an outrageous modern horror/action flick which is SURE to leave an impression! 

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math

Published on Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thanks to the grant funding from the LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) for the DC Public Library, the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library was able to be one of the libraries that hosted programs encouraging a broader awareness of S.T.E.A.M.
Bug Quilt