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'You have to eat oatmeal or you'll dry up. Anybody knows that.' - Kay Thompson

Published on Wednesday, January 1, 2014
2013 is over, time to step into 2014. Aside from a New Year’s Resolution, what is the best way to do that?

(Photo by [TheCulinaryGeek]/ Flickr)To answer: definitely with a hearty and delicious breakfast. And, given the cold weather here in D.C., what could be warmer, more delicious, and more filling than a bowl of oatmeal?! To show our support for our bodies, and to kick off the New Year with a healthy breakfast habit, let’s celebrate Oatmeal Month this January. To learn more about oatmeal and to get some good breakfast resources, please read on…

Published on Monday, December 23, 2013

Starring headlining band the Disenchantments, this book focuses on the three girls who form the band and theThe Disenchantmentsir friend Colby, who has been a sidekick to the band since its inception. Colby and Bev (the band's lead singer and guitarist) have a history.

Thursday, Dec. 26, beginning at 2:00 pm

Published on Thursday, December 19, 2013

Popcorn craftJoin us as we explore the principals and traditions of this seven day Winter holiday based on the First Fruits Festivals of the African continent.  Our afternoon program features the practice of Kwanzaa, folktales, crafts, adornment and foods.

All ages.

Published on Friday, December 13, 2013

movieWhen the weather is cold outside, it's better to be in the library watching a great holiday movie with your friends.

Join us for a holiday movie marathon at Bellevue Library on Dec. 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. 

Sunday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2013
A set of Build pieces A completed Build project
Looking for a fun, hands-on afternoon project?  Build an object and test your completion time against other participants. 

Instructions will be provided and teams are encouraged. 

Ages 8 and up.

Adult Book Club

Published on Monday, December 9, 2013

the Man in 3BIntroducing William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Neighborhood Library new Urban Fiction book Club: "Sip and Spill." 

Glitter Snowflake

Published on Monday, December 9, 2013

snow flakeTeens, get really creative designing this wooden snowflake ornament using decorations ranging from glitter to ribbons. Any way you do it, I'm sure I'll be impressed!

Come to the teen room ready to decorate and hang your snowflake, whether it's here at the library or home.

Decorating starts at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 16.                                      

Published on Sunday, December 8, 2013

tromboneCome and celebrate A Sunday of Jazz with Reginald Cyntje, a jazz trombonist, on Dec. 15 2-3 p.m. 

Experience cultural heritage at the forefront and social justice as the message.

This passionate performer blends jazz, Caribbean rhythms and Afrobeat to make a perfect setting for the listener to enjoy the audible testament of "Peace and Love" with his jazz trio.

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.

Published on Saturday, December 7, 2013

Borax and chenille stem craftGet crafty and make a keepsake of dough, paper, yarn, borax or all four.

Seasonal refreshments to keep off the Winter chill will be available.

Ages 3 and older.

You can be a winner!

Published on Thursday, December 5, 2013

bingoCome join us here at Bellevue Library as we bring holiday cheers to friends and family with a fun game of Christmas Bingo.

Let the fun begin on Dec. 9 at 4:30 p.m.