Mexican-born author, artist and storyteller Yuyi Morales spoke little English when she moved to California with her American husband and young son and missed her family and friends. To lift her spirits, her mother-in-law encouraged Yuyi to visit the public library.
Oct. 6 marks our celebration Sunday!We will be having great programs to welcome you back into our Sunday schedules here at the DC Public Library. As a result of our new and expanded hours, the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library will now be open Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
September at the Bellevue Library has been great! I hope you’ve all taken advantage of National Library Card Sign-Up Month.We got to work with Achievement Prep and Kuumba this month and hope they will come back and visit us soon!
Sept. 22 through Sept. 28, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., come on in and play some Banned Books Week trivia.Then we will look at the illustrations and write down what you think is wrong with each book. Once you have completed your investigation, then we will discuss the reason why the books are banned.
Congratulations to the 2013 Summer Reading Final Prize Winner of the Kindle Fire... Jaden Morgan!I got to take some time and sit down with him so I could ask him some questions and talk about his summer. Here is what he had to say:
For many, Labor Day signifies the final celebration of summer and the start of the back-to-school season. However, its initial significance represents something quite different. In fact, Labor Day was more specifically intended to be a celebration of the economic and social achievements of American workers. It is a day when Americans and those working in the U.S.
In the beginning level jewelry making class, you will learn the basic techniques.During the four-day course, you will create a minimum of one professional project (for example, a bracelet) while learning different layouts. Learn the proper tool techniques and safety practices which will allow you to express yourself artistically in beading.