Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:00am
An interactive story time to encourage early literacy skills for 1-year-old children through stories, songs and rhymes.

Ages 12-24 months.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:00am
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs. 

For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
Looking for a place to toddle? Play with toys? Meet other little ones? Look no further! 

Join us in the Children’s Room of the Northeast Library every Thursday afternoon 1-3 p.m. Play with toys that encourage early literacy and motor skill development. Learn early literacy tips from Children’s Librarians. 

Relax, let loose, and have a ball!

For children ages birth to 3, along with parents and their caretakers.
 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
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.  

Curriculum and training provided by ByteBack.

Technology for this program made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
The Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library is a Maker Camp site!

July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects! 

Mondays, 12-2 p.m.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 
12-1 p.m.
Thursdays, 1-2 p.m. 

Children ages 8 ad older and teens up to age 14 are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.  

No registration is necessary.  For more information, please visit the Maker Camp website or the Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library. You can also check out all the fun activities we did last year at our Maker Camp Google + page!

*Maker Camp is sponsored by Make: and Google.  
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.

No registration required.

Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday:
  • Anacostia
  • Capital View
  • Dorothy I. Height/Benning
  • William O. Lockridge/Bellevue
Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
  • Francis A. Gregory
  • Lamond-Riggs
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Petworth
  • Southwest
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm
DC Public Library is participating in the Free Summer Meals Program. Kids and teens eat free lunch July 6 – Aug. 14.

No registration required.

Lunch will be provided from 1-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Friday:
  • Francis A. Gregory
  • Lamond-Riggs
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
  • Mount Pleasant
  • Petworth
  • Southwest
  • Watha T. Daniel/Shaw
Lunch will be provided at the following locations Monday through Saturday:
  • Anacostia
  • Capital View
  • Dorothy I. Height/Benning
  • William O. Lockridge/Bellevue
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:30pm
Join us every Tuesday and Thursday.

There are two sessions each day: 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
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Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
 
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 - 5 p.m.
 
Starting Monday, June 23
Ending Saturday, August 16
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
The rhythm and rhyme story time.

Recommended for ages birth to 5.