William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, April 5, 2013
The Sankofa Book Club is coming soon to a library near you! We'll meet every first Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Here's our book selections for the next few months:


Book Cover Sister Citizen

Published on Thursday, April 4, 2013

Animal FarmAnimal 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 t

Published on Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The New Jim CrowThe 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.

Join us! 

Published on Monday, March 25, 2013

Guns, Germs and SteelCome along on an exploration with Jared Diamond and his distinctive environmental philosophies of human societal evolution.

Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m.

Published on Friday, March 22, 2013

Closeup of a Chess BoardJoin 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

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

On The LineBellevue'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

In the President's Secret ServiceKessler’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.

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