Visitors to the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library, ages birth and up, picked up their reading logs or signed-up online, aimed for their seasonal reading goals, achieved success, and became even bigger heroes this summer. To all this year's summer readers who participated, you're super!
Looking for some awesome teen crafts?
It’s difficult being a teen sometimes, so let us help you express yourself. Put your frustrations into Arts and Crafts by making or building something with us at William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library. Who knows, you might develop a lifelong hobby. Making things is great for building self-esteem and self-confidence!
Thursday Sept. 22, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday Oct. 24, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday Nov. 19, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate the freedom to read at DC Public Library
Children 12 and under, visit the Children's Room during Banned Books Week and try to guess the banned book in the jar on the Children's Desk. Correct guesses will be entered into a drawing on Oct. 5. Guess the book for each day and improve your chances of winning the prize -- a gift card for a Subway meal.
Parents and caregivers visiting the Children's Room this Fall, try your hand at a fun and relaxing craft, coloring pages for adults. Each Thursday afternoon and evening an Art Nouveau to Art Deco coloring page with coloring pencils, markers and crayons will be available on the 2nd floor to enjoy.
Join us for a FREE celebration, hosted by Bellevue Neighborhood Library and Community of Hope, for the whole family to help kick off a successful school year with backpack and school supply giveaways!
The event will also include :
Local book authors
Vendors and information tables
Carnival snacks and more
Nearby Metro Stations: Anacostia and Congress Heights
Bus Lines: A2, A4, and A8
The workforce Investment for Successful Employment (wise) Program at LAYC is a retail and hospitality sector-focused on GED and workforce readiness program for out-of-school youth, ages 16-24.
On July 23, from 3-4:30 p.m. we will offer info on job readiness classes, leadership and personal development, career exploration activities, job placement services, retail and computer certification, GED preparation, and support services.