William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2013

Welcome Spring!

It’s about time spring rolled around and D.C. got some warm weather.

This spring, the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library is celebrating by getting ready for Summer Reading and playing outside! Because May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month, the library children’s room will be displaying information and books about how to play sports as well as showing off some of our collection’s biographies of famous athletes.

No matter what sport you are interested in, there’s a book here waiting for you to read it!

For example, you should come in and take a look at our biography picture book on women’s soccer player, Mia Hamm: Mia Hamm Winners Never Quit.

Published on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Ishmael… An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit, adds itself to a contemporary frontier of green politics, environmentalism and mythology, relating specifically to the overall importance of sustainability and critical thinking, combining both of their unique methodologies, showing their distinctive relationship to the emergence and illumination of revolutionary ideas. Quinn, without hesitation, holds fast to the fabric of these social movements in saying to the reader, save the planet or else!

Published on Sunday, April 14, 2013

Urban BikingHave you ever wanted to scale the concrete heights of your inner city neighborhood; traverse the varied gradations of the mountainous regions of the countryside, maybe even take a scenic tour alongside the historical C&O Canal, all the while atop two wheels of pure independence and freedom firmly set in the handles and pebbles of a Bicycle?  Cycling, moreover regarded as the most efficient mode of human locomotion, is thoroughly outlined from the rear cassette, all the way to the handlebars in an eclectically stylized format, catering to the artistically inclined u

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.

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