Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

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Weekly Online Trivia Contest!

Women's History Month

Join us in celebrating Women's History Month, and win fantastic prizes! Every Monday in March, a new trivia question will be posted on Twitter (@dcpl) and Facebook.  Respond by Friday with the correct answer using #herstoryDCPL, and get entered to win a different prize each week!  We'll reveal the correct answer at the end of the week.

The Secret of Magic

High Noon Book Club

Monday, March 2 at 12 p.m.

High Noon Book Club will be discussing The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson. We're meeting in Room B.

Library Closed February 17

DC Public Library is closed Tuesday, Feb. 17 due to inclement weather.

Jackie Robinson

Black History Movie

For my baseball lovers

For my baseball lovers, come watch 42: The Jackie Robinson Story. In 1946, Branch Rickey, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, took a stand against Major League Baseball's infamous color line when he signed Jackie Robinson to the team. Sunday, Feb. 15, 3-5 p.m. For ages 13-19.

Afro-Beat Dance Party

Saturdays, 12 p.m.

Beginning Feb. 14, the library will be hosting a weekly dance/fitness program that incorporates traditional African dance, Samba, Salsa and more. Classes are energetic, but for all fitness levels.

Painting by C.R. Wells of the Jackson Family Art Show

The Jackson Family Art Show featured for Black History Month!

The Jackson Family Art Show celebrates three generations of greatness in art. The family will visit libraries accross the District to celebrate Black History Month with exhibits and hands-on art demonstrations. The show will visit:  Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library on Feb. 5, 6 p.m. Rosedale Library on Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. Parklands-Turner Library on Feb. 21, 2 p.m.

Malcolm X

Black History Month Movie

Fun for teens

Come watch the Spike Lee Movie Malcolm X, starring Denzel Washington. Malcolm X was a man who rose up from the dregs of society, spent time in jail reeducated himself and through spiritual enlightment, rose to the top. Join us Thursday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. For ages 13-19.

The Ernest Green Story

Black History Movie

Watch 'The Ernest Green Story'

Disney Educational Production presents The Ernest Green Story. The movie is about the Little Rock Nine, a group of courageous black students who enrolled in a previously all-white Arkansas high school. Join us Saturday, Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m. For ages 13-19.

Freedom's Song

Black Leadership and Film

Black History Month

Come watch Freedom's Song: 100 years of African-American Struggle and Triumph Middle/High School Edition on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m. For ages 13-19.

How The Light Gets In

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will discuss How The Light Gets In, A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny. We're meeting in Room B on Monday, Feb. 2 at 12 p.m.

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