Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Teen Poetry Open Mic

Louder Than A Library: Teen Poetry Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 pm

Louder Than A Library is a poetry partnership with Split This Rock. Events will include Teen Poetry Workshops and a Teen Poetry Open Mic. Teens will learn techniques on how to enhance their creative writing and then get an opportunity to recite their own work at an Open Mic. All events are free and refreshments will be provided for teens who attend events. Event dates:  Teen Poetry Workshop Thursday, April 20, 5-7 p.m. Bellevue Library main meeting room Teen-only event  
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Line Dancing

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 11:00 am

Please come out with your dancing shoes on and join Patricia Sanker as she teaches us the latest line dances.  Patricia Sanker is a Certified Instructor in Line Dancing, Zumba,  Aerobics Rector, and Pound Certified/Coach Life Wellness. Lessons will be held at Bellevue Neighborhood Library 11 a.m. - noon on Saturdays: April 22, 29, 2017​ May 13, 20, 2017 Main Meeting Room (Adults)
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your 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 program along with the children.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of 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. Class groups are welcome. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
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Chess and Checkers Club

Each and every Wednesday students are invited to learn and play chess and checkers. Lessons and play will begin at 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children of all ages and levels are encouraged to come and join the fun. There will be prizes for children who participate. The games will help students to continue to develop their critical thinking skills in a safe, fun and competitive environment.  Mr. Lawrence, our children's librarian, will be in charge of instruction and coordination. We hope to see you here!  

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Monday, May 8, 2017, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
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Makey Makey Mondays

Monday, May 15, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us, each month from April - July, we will be hosting Makey Makey Mondays.  Makey Makey Monday uses Makey kits that turn everyday objects into touchpads. Each month will be a new project. Registered attendees will have preference; after the first seven minutes, the program will open up to first come, first serve.Age Range: Children 5 to 13 years of ageLocation: Bellevue/ William O. Lockridge Library, 115 Atlantic St SW
Tour de DCPL 2017


Saturday, May 20, 2017, 9:00 am

Library staff discovered a great way to explore the ongoing transformations at the DC Public Library -- by bike!
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
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Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 4:30 pm

Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.