Upcoming Events

Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme.

This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5.

Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 


Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Yoga at Your Library is a beginner level yoga class for adults and teens brought to you courtesy of Yoga Activist.

No experience is required. The class is free.

You can bring your own mat, but if you don’t have one, yoga mats are available for use during the class.
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Bring the family and join us on Saturday mornings for a fun, interactive story time followed by open play time at 11:30 a.m. 

Children ages birth to 7 years and their caregivers are welcome.

For questions, please contact the children's librarian at 202-541-6025.    
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more!

Saturday lap time is held upstairs in the children's area of the main reading room. Tickets are not required.

Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:00am
Come in for weekend story time as we read, sing and rhyme.

This program recommended for families with children ages 0-5.

Join us afterwards for our Imaginative Play program. 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:00am
The William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library is partnering with A-STEP (After-School Tutoring and Enrichment Program) to provide a free after-school tutoring program for students in grades K-12.

Sessions will be every Saturday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Tutors will provide help in reading, mathematics, writing and the sciences while also improving proficiency in using technology and acquiring life skills for succeeding in their academic goals. 

We cannot wait to learn with you! 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Christopher Stewart, (202) 243-1185.
 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:30am
"How To Be A Hero: The Sequel" is a fun storytelling, reading, writing and drawing program for our Summer Readers, ages 6 - 9.
 
Let’s explore the continuing adventures of those superhero “alter egos” and bring the adventures to an exciting end!

This program can count towards 1 hour (= 4 colored masks) of Summer Reading credit!
 
 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 12:00pm
Can't get enough of Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, or Magic: The Gathering?

Prepare to exhibit your trading card prowess at this day-long event. Enjoy swapability at the expense of your opponents and win weekly bragging rights. 

Players will meet until 5 p.m. in Gallery A-6, located on the Lower Level. Games are open to adults and teens and tournaments will be held twice a year.

So, come one, come all; just come ready.
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
Come watch hero movies for children with us!

Ages 6-8: 1 p.m.
Ages 9-12: 3 p.m.
Saturday, August 1, 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