William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Friday, January 25, 2013
Girls Talk

Join Thelma D. Jones, survivor and community navigator, for an evening of sisterly love, care, and support with fellow survivors.

This program, sponsored by the Smith Center for Healing and the Arts, will be held in the main meeting room.

Refreshments, important health information and special giveaways will be offered!

RSVP is required. To register and for more information, call the Program Coordinator at 202-483-8600.

Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2013
DC SYEP 2013
The Mayor's 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program sign-up begins Friday, Jan. 25 at 12:15 p.m.

District residents ages 14-21 wishing to sign-up will have priority access to several computer stations in the Teen Space of the Bellevue Neighborhood Library from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Parents are welcome to accompany their children during the sign-up process. Library staff will be present to assist teens and parents.

HIV Testing and Blood Pressure Screening

Published on Friday, January 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic on High Blood PressureEvery Thursday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Community Education Group will offer HIV testing and blood pressure screenings in their testing truck outside of the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library.

The first step toward a healthy lifestyle is knowledge. Come down to the library on Thursdays and arm yourself with knowledge!

Science for Kids

Published on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Science ProjectsNeed fun and exciting science project experiments for kids? You've come to the right place: William O. Lockridge Library:

Published on Monday, January 7, 2013

StethescopeJoin us as Dr. K. leads a series of personal health care education workshops in January and February in Meeting Room A. The sessions -- held on Jan. 17, Jan. 24, Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 -- will start at 6 p.m. and are 1.5 hours long. 

Workshop activities will include:

Published on Monday, December 31, 2012

William O. Lockridge/BellevueThe District's new libraries stand out in their neighborhoods, and they continue to win praise nationally. The Wall Street Journal has recognized the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue and Francis A. Gregory libraries as two of the best designed buildings for 2012.

"We are proud that the District continues to be honored for offering its residents world-class libraries," said Ginnie Cooper, chief librarian of the DC Public Library. "By putting great design in the heart of our city's neighborhoods, more District residents are discovering all the wonderful things their Library offers."

Two hours of drawing fun

Published on Thursday, December 27, 2012

anposterCome on into Bellevue Library and easily learn to draw animals, monsters, dinosaurs, famous cartoons and much more with Darryl Smoothers' step-by-step method of drawing instructions.

Our sessions -- for ages 10 through 15 -- will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on:

  • Jan. 5
  • Jan. 16
  • Feb. 2
  • Feb. 16

Remember: If your first attempt does not turn out too well, it's important to keep trying. Practice and patience do indeed help. Mr. Smoothers is a great drawing companion, thanks to his great ideas and patience.

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2012

On Wednesday, Jan. 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., learn basic computer skills, gain an understanding of health literacy, learn to use government-sanctioned medical websites and how to find health information online.

This 2.5-hour workshop will be conducted by P. I. Advocates International Inc., a community education nonprofit. Seniors are welcome.

Questions? Call us at 202-243-1186.    

Monday January 7, 2013 @ 12:00PM 3rd Floor Room B

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Kite RunnerThe High Noon Book Club will be discussing The Kite Runner , a novel by Khaled Hosseini, on Monday, Jan. 7 at noon in Third Floor Room B.

Join us as we delve into this intriguing book set in Afghanistan.

Published on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The UntellingBellevue's High Noon Book Club will meet Monday Dec. 10 at noon to discuss The Untellinga novel by Tayari Jones.

Come and pick up your copy at the Bellevue Library.