Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Grade 3-6 Book Review

Arthur’s Computer DisasterBy:  Marc BrownGrades:  3-6Arthur has a new computer game called Deep Dark Sea that he is hooked on.He wants to play the game on the computer every chance he gets.  When his mother was leaving for work, she told him not to play

Airhead Series by Meg Cabot

Ages 12 and Up

Em Watts is your typical high school braniac. She shuns fashion for a more comfortable, yet sloppy look. She pretends that she doesn’t care when the cool kids at her specialty high school shun her. And she is in love with her best friend, Christopher.

"Floods": Quick, Informative Book for Kids

Floods by Libby Koponen is a very interesting book for fourth graders and up.

African-American Hot Picks

Come into the library, and check out these new African-American authors:Secrets of A Soap Opera Diva by Victoria Powell  Seasons of Change by Rena Finney

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.