William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

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Chess and Checkers Club

Mondays in February, students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will start Mondays 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun. There will be prizes for children who participate. Chess and checkers will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment. Mr. Lawrence, our children's librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!
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Wii Night

Monday, April 27, 2015, 5 p.m.

So you think your moves are hot enough for the game? Come join a friendly competition of dance off! Let's see who has the real dance EXPERIENCE!!! Let's see how well you drive! Come dance your pain away every Monday. Ages 13-19.

Computer Basics Class

Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 1:30 p.m.

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. Overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Seats are filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: O. FontemVenue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

Wii Dance Off

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

So you think your moves are HOT!
Poetry at the Library

Louder Than a Library: Poetry Month Events for Teens

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 6 p.m.

April is National Poetry Month. Louder Than A Library is a Poetry Partnership with The Louder Than a Bomb-DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival. Events throughout the month of April will include Teen Poetry Workshops and Open Mics. Teens will learn techniques on how to enhance their creative writing at the beginning of the month, and then get opportunities to show off their work at the end of the month. Refreshments will be provided. Tuesday, April 7, 6 p.m.  Teen Poetry Workshop/Feature  at Bellevue Library  and Anacostia Library 

Afro-Beat Dance Party Class

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 12 p.m.

Looking to add a fun workout to your New Year's resolutions?  Try this dance workout based on traditional African dance, Samba, Salsa and more.  Classes are suitable for all fitness levels.  A signed copy of the Agreement of Release and Waiver of Liability form is required. For ages 16 and older.
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Computer Basics

Monday, May 4, 2015, 10 a.m.

In this course, students learn the parts of the computer, mouse basics, typing, Internet search and electronic mail. This two-hour class meets twice per week for six weeks.  Prerequisite: none. Pre-registration is required. To register for classes, please call Byte Back at 202-529-3395 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.   When registration is closed, you may contact Byte Back to join our calling list. ByteBack will call all interested students next time registration begins.  
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Preschool Story Time

Monday, May 4, 2015, 10:30 a.m.

Stories through books and flannel board tales with lots of action rhymes and fingerplays abound for this half hour event for ages 2 to 3.
Children playing Chess

Chess and Checkers Club Mondays

Monday, May 4, 2015, 4 p.m.

Students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers on Mondays. Lessons and play will start at 4 p.m. and continue into the evening for all who are interested. All ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun! There will be prizes for children who participate. Chess and checkers will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment. Mr. Lawrence, our children’s librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!!! 

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