Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

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

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Community

Thursday, Dec. 26, beginning at 2:00 pm

Join us as we explore the principals and traditions of this seven day Winter holiday based on the First Fruits Festivals of the African continent.  Our afternoon program features the practice of Kwanzaa, folktales, crafts, adornment and foods.All ages.

Holiday Movies

When the weather is cold outside, it's better to be in the library watching a great holiday movie with your friends.Join us for a holiday movie marathon at Bellevue Library on Dec. 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. 

We Build

Sunday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

Looking for a fun, hands-on afternoo

Sip and Spill

Adult Book Club

Introducing William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Neighborhood Library new Urban Fiction book Club: "Sip and Spill." 

Teens Let It Snow

Glitter Snowflake

Teens, get really creative designing this wooden snowflake ornament using decorations ranging from glitter to ribbons. Any way you do it, I'm sure I'll be impressed!Come to the teen room ready to decorate and hang your snowflake, whether it's here at the library or home.

Sunday Jazz Performance

Come and celebrate A Sunday of Jazz with Reginald Cyntje, a jazz trombonist, on Dec. 15 2-3 p.m. Experience cultural heritage at the forefront and social justice as the message.This passionate performer blends jazz, Caribbean rhythms and Afrobeat to make a perfect setting for the listener to enjoy the audible testament of "Peace and Love" with his jazz trio.

A Winter Make and Take

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.

Get crafty and make a keepsake of dough, paper, yarn, borax or all four.Seasonal refreshments to keep off the Winter chill will be available.Ages 3 and older.

Teen Christmas Bingo

You can be a winner!

Come join us here at Bellevue Library as we bring holiday cheers to friends and family with a fun game of Christmas Bingo.Let the fun begin on Dec. 9 at 4:30 p.m. 

Christmas Bulbs

Teens, come decorate!

Bellevue teen room is here to help you personalize a Christmas ornament.Each teen is unique in his or her own way. So why not decorate a Christmas bulb and put your own personal touch to it?Join us on Dec. 12 at 4 p.m.

Let the Hunger Games Conclude!

For all of those who celebrated Thanksgiving and/or took time out of their busy schedule to see the new Hunger Games movie, I hope that it has been a good time. Now we can look ahead!The Hunger Games and Thanksgiving (our national day of over-eating) have concluded; but, for many, the next month will be preparation for another holiday.

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