Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Toddler Story Time

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Get up and get moving for these 20-30 minute programs full of books, songs and other activities designed to help develop a child's language skills.  Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the fun.  No sign-up or registration is required.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 3-5 and their grownups will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love or reading and learning.  These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. No sign-up or registration required.$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:931814/ada?qu=widowmaker

High Noon Book Club

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, 12 p.m.

High Noon Book Club will be discussing Widowmaker, a novel by Paul Doiron on Monday October 3 at 12 noon in Room B.

Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Are you thinking of starting your own business?  Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center.  This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.

Making a Valid Will in the District of Columbia

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Many Americans have never seen a will and far too many do not have one. Join Amy Gellatly of Neighborhood Legal Services Program for an engaging talk on the history of wills and how historical figures have used wills – sometimes in highly unexpected ways. Participants will also learn the legal requirements for a valid will in the District of Columbia, the information needed to prepare a will, what happens during a will execution and how to find free legal help to prepare a will.
The Handmaid's Tale

DC Reads: The Handmaid's Tale

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 7 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. 
Handmaid's Tale

DC Reads: The Handmaid's Tale

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 12 p.m.

One of twelve books chosen on the theme, American democracy, this early novel by award-winning author, Margaret Atwood captures a country taken over by a zealotry not even it's originators cannot control.  With elements of George Orwell's 1984, love, intrigue and an ever watchful Eye are at the heart of this story of a blinkered handmaiden forced to conceive for childless leaders while the safety and whereabout
The Handmaid's Tale

DC Reads: The Handmaid's Tale

Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, 12 p.m.

Join us for a discussion of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. 
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Fringe Music in the Library: Akua Allrich

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, 2 p.m.

Jazz vocalist and DC-native Akua Allrich has proven herself to be a musician of extraordinary talent and crowd-moving passion. With finesse and charisma, this vocalist, composer and teacher, has successfully etched out a place for her unique musical expression, electrifying audiences in and around the nation’s capital with sold-out performances.