Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

DC Shorts Film Festival 2013

Sept. 19-29, check out the DC Shorts Film Festival, the only event in DC dedicated to featuring short films from throughout the world.

Kindle Fire Winner

Congratulations to the 2013 Summer Reading Final Prize Winner of the Kindle Fire... Jaden Morgan!I got to take some time and sit down with him so I could ask him some questions and talk about his summer. Here is what he had to say:

History of Labor Day

For many, Labor Day signifies the final celebration of summer and the start of the back-to-school season. However, its initial significance represents something quite different. In fact, Labor Day was more specifically intended to be a celebration of the economic and social achievements of American workers. It is a day when Americans and those working in the U.S.

Weeding and Beading Jewelry Class For Beginners

Teens Only

In the beginning level jewelry making class, you will learn the basic techniques.During the four-day course, you will create a minimum of one professional project (for example, a bracelet) while learning different layouts. Learn the proper tool techniques and safety practices which will allow you to express yourself artistically in beading.

Attention Murakami Fans!

Have you heard?

Fans of prolific Japanese writer Haruki Murakami will be thrilled to hear that his latest novel is set to be translated and released in English sometime next year. The novel, which translates to Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, was released in Japan on April 12 and has already reportedly sold a million copies in true Murakami fashion.

Back to School Event

Giveaways and More!

On Aug. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library will be hosting a Back to School Event!This will not be just your average library program so be sure to come out for a great time!

'Devil in the White City'

“Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America”

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City is a gripping historical tale that is a must-read for anyone, especially those who rarely venture out of their fiction-only comfort zones.

'The Concubine'

Book Review

In The Concubine, Elechi Amadi tells the story of a traditional African society still ruled by the gods.

'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco

Book Review

The Name of the Rose is a modern-day classic and historical fiction by the renowned Italian academician and author Umberto Eco.

Back To School

It's almost time to go back to school! If you're not exactly ready, maybe these tips and resources will help you get there!