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Thursday, April 17, 2014

(All day)

Prom dressresHelp someone’s wish to go to prom come true!

Rosedale and Bellevue Neighborhood Library will be collecting gently-used prom dresses and prom accessories for financially challenged DC are teens until April 19. We aim to accumulate 100 donated items for our Prom Come True event to be held at the Rosedale Recreation Center on April 26. During this exciting event teens will come shop, win prizes and learn Do-It-Yourself grooming tips any prom queen or king can use!

With the stress of final grade point averages, acceptance letters and graduation fees, the pressures and costs of the prom could prove to be financially challenging for some families. DC Public Library is happy to announce that we are there for our youth community!

From now until Saturday, April 19, please donate:

  • Gently-used prom/formal wear (all sizes are welcome)
  • Prom shoes (for females and males)
  • Other formal wear accessories (for females and males)
  • In-kind prizes/certificates/services

For more information about contributing the above-listed goods/services, please contact:
Jasmin Jackson, Rosedale Neighborhood Library
jasmin.jackson@dc.gov
202-727-5012

Monisa Waters, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library
monisa.waters@dc.gov
202-243-1185

Friday, April 18, 2014

(All day)

Prom dressresHelp someone’s wish to go to prom come true!

Rosedale and Bellevue Neighborhood Library will be collecting gently-used prom dresses and prom accessories for financially challenged DC are teens until April 19. We aim to accumulate 100 donated items for our Prom Come True event to be held at the Rosedale Recreation Center on April 26. During this exciting event teens will come shop, win prizes and learn Do-It-Yourself grooming tips any prom queen or king can use!

With the stress of final grade point averages, acceptance letters and graduation fees, the pressures and costs of the prom could prove to be financially challenging for some families. DC Public Library is happy to announce that we are there for our youth community!

From now until Saturday, April 19, please donate:

  • Gently-used prom/formal wear (all sizes are welcome)
  • Prom shoes (for females and males)
  • Other formal wear accessories (for females and males)
  • In-kind prizes/certificates/services

For more information about contributing the above-listed goods/services, please contact:
Jasmin Jackson, Rosedale Neighborhood Library
jasmin.jackson@dc.gov
202-727-5012

Monisa Waters, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library
monisa.waters@dc.gov
202-243-1185

Saturday, April 19, 2014

(All day)

Prom dressresHelp someone’s wish to go to prom come true!

Rosedale and Bellevue Neighborhood Library will be collecting gently-used prom dresses and prom accessories for financially challenged DC are teens until April 19. We aim to accumulate 100 donated items for our Prom Come True event to be held at the Rosedale Recreation Center on April 26. During this exciting event teens will come shop, win prizes and learn Do-It-Yourself grooming tips any prom queen or king can use!

With the stress of final grade point averages, acceptance letters and graduation fees, the pressures and costs of the prom could prove to be financially challenging for some families. DC Public Library is happy to announce that we are there for our youth community!

From now until Saturday, April 19, please donate:

  • Gently-used prom/formal wear (all sizes are welcome)
  • Prom shoes (for females and males)
  • Other formal wear accessories (for females and males)
  • In-kind prizes/certificates/services

For more information about contributing the above-listed goods/services, please contact:
Jasmin Jackson, Rosedale Neighborhood Library
jasmin.jackson@dc.gov
202-727-5012

Monisa Waters, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Neighborhood Library
monisa.waters@dc.gov
202-243-1185

Monday, April 21, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 0 to 30 months. 

4:00 p.m.

Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects.

Ages 6 to 12.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

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 will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.


Instructor: O. Fontem
Venue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

You will learn to:

  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop, Internet, email and job applications.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows and internet environments of Microsoft and Firefox software applications.
  • Create and save a document, resume or job application to the desktop, to a flash drive or submit to employer.

Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.

6:30 p.m.

Come join us for Bellevue Library's weekly movie night!

3:30 p.m.

Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

6:30 p.m.
Come join us at Bellevue Neighborhood Library for a season of hand dancing fun.  There will be a new 12-week class filled with intermediate hand dancing.  If you already know the basic steps, then you won't want to miss this FREE class.  Come with your dancing shoes on!


Dance Institute instructor Mr. Jerry Williams will lead classes weekly, starting April 17. To register, click on the picture below.

Hand Dancing
 

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 3-5.

10:30 a.m.

Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. 

Ages 3-5.

10:30 a.m.

DinoRock photoThis show explores characteristics that human babies and dinosaur babies share, using award winning music and dynamic puppetry. These scientific findings are presented to the children through original songs and interaction with characters.
Ages 5-11
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
IMLS logo

Friday, April 25, 2014

4:30 p.m.

Join us for another tech-themed program this month! We will be doing some educational activities but mostly just using the time to have a little fun and explore our interest in computers.

Appropriate for ages 9-12.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

2:00 p.m.

math quilt photoUsing brightly colored card-stock paper, children will produce exquisite creations that reinforce math curriculum ideas from simple patterns, symmetry, and shapes all the way up to fractions and geometry.  The individual squares created will be put together to form a public art “quilt” that will display in the library.
 
Space is limited, please call ahead to reserve space.
 
Ages 6-13
 
DC Public Library and Class Acts Arts are partners for this project.
IMLS logo
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Monday, April 28, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 0 to 30 months. 

4:00 p.m.

Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects.

Ages 6 to 12.

4:30 p.m.
Metro Teen AIDS

Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) provides free, quick, and confidential HIV/STI testing every month in the parking lot of the Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library. Individuals, ages 13-24, will receive sexual health information and materials, and may get referrals to counseling services.

Join MTA inside Bellevue the fourth Monday of each month, 4:30-7:30 p.m. For more information about Metro TeenAIDS, visit metroteenaids.org or their teen-centered site realtalkdc.org.

If the fourth Monday of each month doesn't work for your schedule, try another day of the week! MTA provides HIV/STI testing at three other Library locations through December 2014.

  • Anacostia - second Tuesday of each month
  • Benning - third Thursday of each month
  • Parklands-Turner - first Wednesday of each month

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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 will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.


Instructor: O. Fontem
Venue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

You will learn to:

  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop, Internet, email and job applications.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows and internet environments of Microsoft and Firefox software applications.
  • Create and save a document, resume or job application to the desktop, to a flash drive or submit to employer.

Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.

3:30 p.m.

Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

6:30 p.m.
Come join us at Bellevue Neighborhood Library for a season of hand dancing fun.  There will be a new 12-week class filled with intermediate hand dancing.  If you already know the basic steps, then you won't want to miss this FREE class.  Come with your dancing shoes on!


Dance Institute instructor Mr. Jerry Williams will lead classes weekly, starting April 17. To register, click on the picture below.

Hand Dancing
 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 3-5.

10:30 a.m.

Each weekly program will include songs, fingerplays, action rhymes and picture books. Occasionally, we also hope to have instruments, flannel board stories and puppets.  Groups are welcome. 

Ages 3-5.

10:30 a.m.

In addition to our regular scheduled story time, today we will be celebrating diversity in action (DIA)! Join us for some multicultural stories and activities, great for promoting cultural awareness and an excitement for learning!

Appropriate age is 3-5. Please join us for a fun time!

Sunday, May 4, 2014

1:00 p.m.

Family Math, Engineering and Science Sundays is a bi-weekly program that encourages children 3-12 to learn more about the world around them through experiments, building and other activities.

Parental/caregiver participation is suggested.

Monday, May 5, 2014

10:30 a.m.

Join us for our weekly preschool storytime!

Appropriate for ages 0 to 30 months. 

12:00 p.m.

Gone GirlHigh Noon Book Club will discuss Gone Girl, a novel by Gillian Flynn in Room B.

4:00 p.m.

Create and celebrate each week with seasonal art projects.

Ages 6 to 12.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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 will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.


Instructor: O. Fontem
Venue: Bellevue Library's Main Meeting Room

You will learn to:

  • Identify basic computer components and operating system features.
  • Execute basic mouse techniques.
  • Perform basic keyboard strokes and functions.
  • Identify and navigate the features of the desktop, Internet, email and job applications.
  • Open and exit software programs.
  • Identify and navigate the Windows and internet environments of Microsoft and Firefox software applications.
  • Create and save a document, resume or job application to the desktop, to a flash drive or submit to employer.

Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents, or send them to your email account.

6:30 p.m.

Come join us for Bellevue Library's weekly movie night!

3:30 p.m.

Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!

Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

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