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
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.

Image of a keyboard

Typing Lessons for Kids

Typing Lessons is a program for children, third grade and up, which teaches them how to type on a keyboard with the proper ten-finger touch typing technique. The program is held every weekday after school for children who want time on the public computers. The time varies depending on when each student starts their computer time.

Cover of book What Does Peace Feel Like?

Senses of Peace

What does peace feel like?

In honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and drawing on inspiration from the children's book, What Does Peace Feel Like? by Vladimir Radunsky, participants may contribute, in words and or pictures, what peace smells, sounds, tastes or feels like.

Remember the Titans

MLK Week Celebration 2015

Movie Showing: 'Remember The Titans'

On Jan. 11 at 2 p.m., in celebration of MLK Week, the William O. Lockridge Library will show Remember The Titans. In 1971, at the desegragated T.C. Williams High School, a black head coach, Herman Boon leads the football team to achieve racial harmony and success.  The Titans go undefeated while battling racial prejudice, before slowly gaining support from the community.  Watch this "Two Thumbs Up" movie and see the history of tears, resilience and victory!

Instant DCPL

7 Ways to Enjoy the Library Instantly

The library's closed, but dclibrary.org is open 24/7!

All library locations are closed today, but there's myriad ways you can enjoy the library online! 1. Have your own film festival at home. View films from major festivals like Sundance, Tribeca and more. Log into IndieFlix with your library card.

Gregg Hurwitz

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing the book Don't Look Back, a novel by Gregg Hurwitz on Jan. 5 in Room B at 12 p.m.

Snowflake

The Winter Reading Program

Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

Children in grades K-8 can earn prizes for reading books or articles during Winter Break. To participate, children need to pick up an entry form from the Children's Room, on the second floor, write down any books or article read during Winter Break, and return the form to the library to collect a Chipotle kid's meal (grades K-5) or a Chipotle burrito (grades 6-8). Vistors to the children's room can also look forward to the following during Winter Break: Craft and a Movie Dec. 22, Dec. 28, Dec. 29 1 p.m.

Winter Reading

Cold But Cuddly

Winter Reading Club

Cuddle up to books this winter break and be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card! This winter break, between Dec. 21 and Jan. 3, elementary and middle school students who visit their neighborhood branch can be eligible to receive a Chipotle gift card for sharing their winter reading with their librarian.  

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