William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Healthy Living Begins With You

Do you want to learn how to eat more healthful foods, but don’t know where to start? On Thursday, July 8, at 2 p.m., a representative from Healthy Solutions will discuss what’s what in the produce department, and will have recipes available. Healthy Solutions is a nonprofit organization working to enhance the lives of the underserved, underprivileged, and/or marginalized and to help them make informed decisions about the food they eat.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Ages Birth to Three

All parents, teachers, nannies, and childcare providers are welcome to come to the Washington Highlands library every Monday at 10:30 a.m.  Come and enjoy our summer reading baby/toddler story time program.  Along with our regular summer entertainment, we will share some reading activities of our Sing Talk and Read (STAR) Program.

"Let's Swim!"

Grades Pre-K through 2

Let’s Swim teaches children about swimming and diving in pools, ocean and lakes. Filled with photographs of children swimming with floating devices,  the images in the book present the skills, equipment, and safety concerns of swimming.

HIV Awareness

The DC Public Library is partnering with several health organizations in the DC area in support of National HIV Testing Day. You can join a representative from the Family and Medical Counseling Center at the Washington Highlands Interim Library at 2:30 pm on Friday, June 18 to learn more about prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS, and find out where you can get tested. On June 27, several libraries around the city will host rapid HIV testing centers with results in 20 minutes.

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner

An Eclipse Novella

All you Twilight fans out there probably know that Stephenie Meyer came out with a new novella (that is, a mini-novel) about a minor character from Eclipse named Bree Tanner.

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.

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