Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

The DC Public Library will be closed on the following dates: Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Jan. 20 for Inauguration Day

Author Kia Dupree Discusses 'Silenced'

Come hear local urban fiction author Kia Dupree discuss her lastest book, Silenced.Join us on on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the main meeting room.

Hands-On Computer Workshop

Learn basic computer skills, gain an understanding of health literacy, learn to use government-sanctioned medical websites and how to find health information online.This 2.5-hour workshop will be conducted by P. I. Advocates International Inc., a community education nonprofit. Seniors are welcome. Questions? Call us at 202-243-1185.

We Love the Wii! Join Us.

Do you love to play games?Come join us here on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. for a fun-filled time of games.We've got Wii, board games and even some card games.For ages 10 to 19.

Chess for Teens and Adults

Did you know:The first world chess championship took place in 1886.The world chess federation was founded in Paris in July 1924.The first programed chess games appeared on the market in the 1970s and now thousands of people enjoy playing chess against their computer.But now you have a chance to come to Bellevue Neighborhood Library to play a game

Celebration, Celebration!

Grand Opening Party for the New Library

Grand Opening CelebrationSaturday, June 23, 2012 Scheduled activities: 10 a.m. –  Story Time with Sheila Stewart from Radio One (ages 2-6)10 a.m.-12 p.m. – Face Painting11 a.m. –  Step Afrika! Reads/Mini Dance Workshop (all ages)

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Opens

Mayor Vincent Gray, Councilman Marion Barry and Chief Librarian Ginnie Cooper opened the doors to William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library on June 13.

Teens, New Volunteer Jazz up April

Washington Highlands has a new teen volunteer all the way from Phelps Vocational School.Keino Lanier, who is in his last year at Phelps, is taking up Technology. He is great with our young teens.Thursday night was "Jazz Night," where the teens came out to decorate cardboard musical instruments to their liking -- and did they do it up!

New Library Opening June 13

Join Mayor Gray and City Officials for a Ribbon Cutting at 12:30 p.m.

Your new library opens June 13! Join Mayor Gray and city officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 12:30 p.m.The Interim Library closed permanently Saturday, May 19 at 5:30 p.m. During the move, library customers can return books to any DC Public Library and pick up holds at Parklands-Turner Library, 1547 Alabama Ave. SE.

High Noon Book Club

"The Glass Castle"

The Washington Highlands Interim Library's High Noon Book Club will meet April 9, 2012 at 12 p.m.  We will discuss The Glass Castle, a Memoir by Jeannette Walls. This is a exce