William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Published on Saturday, November 2, 2013

Get ready, the library is gearing up for National American Indian/Native American Heritage Month this November.Native American Tribe Map for the Contemporary United States

Because you live in or near Washington D.C., there are a ton of resources available for you to take advantage of!

Let's Play at Bellevue November 16, 2013

Published on Friday, November 1, 2013
         International Dames Day

In the 21st century, libraries are about much more than books. On Saturday, Nov. 16, more than one thousand libraries around the world will showcase gaming programs and services in support of IGD13.

Bellevue Library will play games from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Come join us for:

Get Ready for Halloween with the Kids

Published on Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Looking for a great read to get into the Halloween Spirit?

Check out some of these fantastic titles, some designed to scare and some designed to reassure your child that there is nothing to be afraid of when it comes to monsters. Silly or scary, these stories are guaranteed to be entertaining and perfect for Halloween!


Published on Thursday, October 24, 2013
Lit jack o lanterns

Join us on Halloween (Oct. 31) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for an evening of spookily fun activities.

Come in costume and bring your library card for a sweet bonus.

Games, snacks, competitions, photo opportunities, music, dancing and more!

October and November 2013

Published on Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The Kids European Festival in Washington, D.C. is one of the largest arts and culture events in the United States. In conjunction with the European Union, the French-American Cultural Foundation, and corporate and private foundations, local cultural institutions like the Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts and DC Public Library are able present more than 200 family events. 

Celebrate the sixth annual Kids European Festival with the following programs:

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2013

Girls across the world still do not have equal access to education. As often as possible, the availability of public libraries should be a venue from which to fight for education for everyone. Check out the below links for information about the Day of the Girl (which took place Oct. 11) and pick up one of these books with a strong female character today!

Secretary of State John Kerry's Press Statement about International Day of the Girl-Child

Official Website for International Day of the Girl-Child

"In fourteen hundred ninety-two Columbus sailed the ocean blue"

Published on Monday, October 14, 2013

Columbus Day

'The Bone Season' by Samantha Shannon

Published on Friday, October 11, 2013

Cover of the book, the Bone Season by Samantha ShannonBeing clairvoyant means hiding your gifts well and or living in the shadows of society, because if Scion catches you, it could mean your life.

In 2059, a young lieutenant of a powerful crime syndicate is beginning to come into her extraordinary clairvoyant gifts. Called the Pale Dreamer, she enjoys her hard and risky life amongst London's underground elite and feels no regrets about abandoning a more comfortable life under the protection of her unknowing Scion-employed father.

Who was Frederick Douglass?

Published on Friday, October 11, 2013
Lion of Anacostia
Douglass' Women

Teens Only

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2013

more games Game Night is not just for kids!

Teen Game Night is a great way to meet and start a conversation with new and old friends.

Come on in on Oct. 16 and Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and pick the right game for you and your friends to play.

Win prizes!