William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Octavia Butler Books at the Bellevue Library

Octavia Butler was the first African-American woman to come to prominence for writing science fiction.

High Noon Book Club

Bellevue's High Noon Book Club will meet Monday, March 4 at  noon in Meeting Room B to discuss Heartburn, a novel by Nora Ephron.Join us!

'Goliath' by Tom Gauld

There is something wholly upsetting about hearing the villain's side of the story. I learned recently that the Joker from the Batman comics was driven to madness by an event in his life that was so jolting -- so shattering that he genuinely forgot what the event was.

A Good Read for Teens

'Secret Saturdays'

Secret Saturdays is a great read for teens struggling with issues surrounding friendship and trust. The main character, Sean, has been acting out, telling lies and getting into trouble at school.

'Start: How to Get Your Business Underway'

Start: How to Get Your Business Underway by Kevin Duncan explains the complexities of running a business in a clear and simple approach.

'Decoded' by Jay-Z

Jay-Z’s Decoded profoundly deciphers the inspirations of Jay-Z’s musical ingenuity: friends, life experiences, culture and h

Black History Month Film: 'Roots'

Join us for a 5-day showing of the television epic Roots, Monday, Feb. 11 through Friday, Fab. 15.

Girls' Talk: A Celebration of Breast Cancer Survivorship

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!

Summer Youth Employment Program Sign-Up

The Mayor's 2013 Summer Youth Employment Program sign-up begins Friday, Jan. 25 at 12:15 p.m.

It's Time for Testing Right Here in Our Community!

HIV Testing and Blood Pressure Screening

Every 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!

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