William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

June Hot Picks

Its hot outside! Come into the library this month for some cool summer reading. Here are just a few new books that you can check out.The Burning Wire: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel by Jeffery Deaver The Spy by Clive Cussler

Summer Reading Registration Open

This summer promises to be a cool one when kids and teens sign up for our summer reading programs. Kids from birth to age 14 can Make a Splash and teens aged 12-17 can Make Waves this summer. Kids and teens can get prizes for reading, even for reading some of those books on your assigned summer reading list.This Saturday, the Washington Highlands Library is pleased to present the first of our summer programs, Karen O. Brown, in her Book Waves program. Kids and teens can learn various construction techniques to

"The Water Cycle" by Rebecca Olien

Start your summer with a splash at your neighborhood library, and jump into a good nonfiction book about the water and our earth.

Thanks to Marcus White

The Washington Highlands Library was pleased to welcome local author Marcus White on May 18.

Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!

Buddy Bear is a young cub who lives with his mother. One day Buddy receives a package in the mail from his grandfather. The package contains five colorful bags; one of the bags has seeds for him to plant.

"Twilight" Book and Movie Discussion

May 12 at 4 p.m.

Teens, are you Team Edward or Team Jacob? Which are better, the books or the movies?

High Noon Book Club

Date Change for May

The High Noon Book Club is postponed this month. We will meet on Monday, May 10 at 12 p.m. to discuss the Big Read book selection, A Lesson Before Dying.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Wednesday, May 5, at 4 p.m.

On Wednesday May 5, at 4 p.m., you are invited to join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo.  Parents, preschoolers and elementary school children are welcome to view and discuss our interesting Cinco de Mayo Holiday Facts and Fun DVD.

Save the Date: Author Talk

Meet Marcus White. He is an author, father, son and citizen of our country who resides in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Northern Virginia. He is also a convicted felon. White has been out of prison for over ten years, working steadily ever since, and helped raise two daughters.

The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

"Nubs" Is Recommended for Ages 4-8

This is a true story of one man’s love for a dog that had been through a lot of misery. Nubs, an Iraqi "dog of war," never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving.

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