William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Monday, January 23, 2012

The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot is a New York Times bestseller about the true story of a poor African-American woman from Clover, Virginia, whose cells were taken from her during a biopsy at Johns Hopkins Hospital without her knowledge in 1951 and became one of the most important tools in medicine, known as HeLa. 

Published on Friday, January 20, 2012

Teen Word Search About Dr. Martin Luther King JR.Come in and play this quick and fun word search, and see if you can find the hidden words
 associated with the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Tuesday January 24, 31
Thursday January 26
Ages 12 -18.
Time: 4:30 -5:30 p.m.

Published on Friday, January 20, 2012

Martin Luther King Jr. Children will learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life by putting together a teeny tiny colorful booklet.

Tuesday, January 24, 31 
Thursday, January 26
4 - 5 p.m.
Ages 2-11.

Published on Friday, January 13, 2012

http://catalog.dclibrary.org/client/dcpl_boxed/search/results?te=ILS&qu=ocm53356396The new year is celebrated in many different countries. The children's picture book I'm sharing today, for ages 6 years and under, is about the Chinese New Year.  In Washington, D.C., we have a Chinatown like many other major cities in America.  Each year, the neighborhood hosts a Chinese New Year's parade with Chinese dragon dancers, live musical performances and more. This year's parade will be held on January 29th.

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

http://catalog.dclibrary.org/client/dcpl_boxed/search/results?te=ILS&qu=ocn740627788
"Love In a Nutshell"
A Novel by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly

77 Shadow Street

Interim Library Remains Open Until New Date is Set

Published on Monday, January 9, 2012

The opening of the new Bellevue Neighborhood Library (formerly named Washington Highlands Neighborhood Library) at 115 Atlantic St. SW has been postponed due to manufacturing delays.  The Washington Highlands Interim Library at 4037 S. Capitol St. SW will remain open until a new date is determined.  The opening date will be posted as soon as possible.

The new 22,000 sq. ft. library will open with about 40,000 books, DVDs and other library materials, and includes areas for children, teens and adults; meeting/programming, conference and study rooms; and 40 computers and Wi-Fi Internet access.

The Bellevue Library is designed by world-renowned architect David Adjaye Associates.  This is the first public library to open in the United States designed by David Adjaye and only his second public library design. 

Published on Wednesday, December 7, 2011

An Angel Just Like MeAn Angel Just Like Me is a story about the significance of the angel on top of the Christmas tree. 

Tyler wants to know why he cannot find an angel that looks just like him.  Santa Claus finds out about Tyler's Christmas wish, and he brings Tyler's wish to life on Christmas day. 

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Georgia BottomsThe Washington Highlands High Noon Book Club will be reading Georgia Bottoms by Mark Childress. The book is about a southern socialite with a drawerful of surprises.  Come out and enjoy some great discussion. 



 

Published on Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Hot Water by Erin Brockovich Hot Water
Creatures Here Below Creatures Here Below: A Novel by O.H. Bennett

Published on Monday, December 5, 2011

You are not too late to join the teens' book club here at Washington Highlands on Wednesdays at 4 p.m.

We are still reading Secret Saturdays by Torrey Maldonado. Most teens agree it's a good read; come check it out for yourselves.

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