Family Programs

Rainbow Foods

Rainbow Food

What are the benefits of eating multiple colored fruits and vegetables? A nutritionist from Giant®  will discuss the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables according to color.      
WOL/ Bellevue Library A-STEP Tutoring Program

K-12 Tutoring Program at William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

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! 
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Singalong Movies!

Do you love musicals? Do you wish your life were a musical? Here's your chance to burst into song in the library: every Sunday in August we'll be watching movies featuring great songs that are fun to sing along to. All ages are welcome.    Aug. 2 - Annie (2014), rated PG

Mini Maker

Join the library staff as we encourage you to create, experiment, and design.  On selected days between July 6 and Aug. 14, The Parklands-Turner Neighborhood Library will host fun and exciting experiments and projects. Children and teens ages 8 to 16 should arrive in the children's room 3:30-5:30 p.m to participate. Call ahead for more information: 202-645-4532
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Coding With Scratch

Learn the fundamentals of programming using the online Flash-based program Scratch. This programming will count for the Conquering Coder badge for the Teen Summer Reading Program. Ages 13-19.  
Every Hero Has A Story

Mid-Summer Madness

Come join us as we have an informal "check-in" for our summer reading program. There will be fun activities, crafts, and light refreshments. Attend to receive your mid-point prizes!  This program is intended for all ages.   For any questions or concerns, please call 202-698-0058 or email us at
June Is Black Music Month

June is Black Music Month

Every Monday in the Lower Level Large Meeting room in June, we will celebrate the legends in Black Music: Gospel, Jazz, Go-Go, R&B and Reggae. Join our listening party and browse our book fair. Learn how to download and stream your favorite music from for free.

Superhero Training Camp

Discover your Superhero Identity!  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., come to the Chevy Chase Library for Superhero Training Camp! Kids and teens can create their own superhero identity, complete with costume. You'll be saving the world in no time! Training camp includes a photo booth, so bring your super fast camera to capture the action.
Every Hero Has a Story

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Holy surprise party, Batman! The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Summer Reading Kickoff is almost here! Come out to your favorite downtown library for music, DJs, food trucks, superheroes and more!
DCPL Summer Reading

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration

Join your Southeast Neighborhood Library to celebrate the start of Summer Reading!  10 a.m. to 12 p.m.: All ages can enjoy hero-themed crafts and activities, plus snacks and a superhero photo booth 11 a.m.: Hero story time for families with children ages 0-8.