William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library


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!                                                                                                                                                           

Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Happy October! Celebrate the Second Annual National Picture Book Month with some of these fantastic picture books/graphic novels. Don’t worry, even if you’re an adult, you’re allowed to read them! If you’re at all a fan of empowering books with fantastic illustrations, please check out some of the titles below!

Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Frederick Douglass in Washington DC The Lion of AnacostiaHigh Noon Book Club will Celebrate DC Reads with a discussion on Frederick Douglass in Washington, DC: The Lion of Anacostia by John Muller, Monday, Nov. 4 at 12 p.m. in Room B.

Teens Only

Published on Monday, October 7, 2013

teens movieIf movies are your passion, then the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library Teens space is the place where you want to be every other Saturday morning.

Saturday Matinee Movies (Oct. 12 and Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) were designed especially for those early morning teens who like to come watch movies at the library. The cool thing about us is you get to talk to your friends, study, check out books and watch a movie all at the same time!

So stop by the library and check us out.