Story Time

French Preschool Story Time

Come join us a for a bilingual story time in French and English! Recommended for ages 2-5.

Special Sunday Stories : Dress Up Storytime

Come celebrate Halloween a little early with songs, books and a craft. Materials will be chosen for ages 3 and up, but all ages are welcome to attend. Don't forget to wear your favorite costume!
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Baby/Toddler Story Time

Music, movement, rhythm activities, rhymes and stories every Tuesday morning. Best for children ages birth to 3 years and their caregivers.  

Wordless Book Preschool Story Time

Join us for an interactive Story Time that includes songs, rhymes and wordless picture books. Librarians will demonstrate ways to have fun conversations around picture books without words that develop early literacy skills such as vocabulary, sequencing, storytelling, and creativity. All of skills these will help little ones get ready to learn to read and ready for school.

10-Minute Stories

Join us for frightfully, funny, ghastly, scary tales told in 10 minutes or less.Tuesdays from 6-6:10 p.m. (ages 5-7) & 7-7:10 p.m. (Ages 8-10). 

Morning Glory Stories (Especially for Babies and Toddlers)

Rise, shine and join us for morning glory stories! Come enjoy books, songs, movement, rhymes and fingerplays. This story time program is for children under age 4 and their caregivers.  Groups of 10 or more, please call 202-727-5012 to schedule a special group story time.

Costume Parade

Collect treats on a fun tour through the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library.

A Teddy Bear Tea

Treats, stories and games for toddlers and preschoolers.Please bring a favorite stuffed friend.

Hispanic Heritage Month Hora de Cuentos

Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish! Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos!Ages 2-5.