Year Up is a nonprofit organization that has created a one-year intensive training and education program that provides high school graduates and GED recipients from the National Capital Region with a combination of hands-on skill development and corporate internship opportunities.
Get ready, the library is gearing up for National American Indian/Native American Heritage Month this November.Because you live in or near Washington D.C., there are a ton of resources available for you to take advantage of!
In the 21st century, libraries are about much more than books. On Saturday, Nov. 16, more than one thousand libraries around the world will showcase gaming programs and services in support of IGD13.Bellevue Library will play games from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Come join us for:
Looking for a great read to get into the Halloween Spirit?Check out some of these fantastic titles, some designed to scare and some designed to reassure your child that there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to monsters. Silly or scary, these stories are guaranteed to be entertaining and perfect for Halloween!
Join us on Halloween (Oct. 31) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an evening of spookily fun activities.Come in costume and bring your library card for a sweet bonus.Games, snacks, competitions, photo opportunities, music, dancing and more!
The Kids European Festival in Washington, D.C. is one of the largest arts and culture events in the United States. In conjunction with the European Union, the French-American Cultural Foundation, and corporate and private foundations, local cultural institutions like the Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts and DC Public Library are able present more than 200 family events.
Girls across the world still do not have equal access to education. As often as possible, the availability of public libraries should be a venue from which to fight for education for everyone. Check out the below links for information about the Day of the Girl (which took place Oct. 11) and pick up one of these books with a strong female character today!
"In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue"
If you recall nothing else about Columbus Day from your school days, you probably at least remember the beginning of this infamous poem that briefly describes the explorer's search for the New World. You may also be familiar with the holiday, which falls on the second Monday of October, simply because it's an extra day off from work.