Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Enjoy an exciting live animal show! Friendly and professional wildlife presenters will entertain audiences of all ages with funny animal stories and facts while showcasing a colorful variety of exotic animals.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups are welcome. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.  
The intellectuals who remade asia

Father & Son Book Club

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:00 pm

William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Library's Father & Son Book Club presents From the ruins of empire: the intellectuals who remade Asia by Pankaj Mishra.For ages 13 & Up
chipotle fundraiser

2017 Chipotle Fundraiser for DC Public Library

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day)

Cause an Effect Make eating a selfless act by dining at any Washington, DC Chipotle location on Thursday, June 1 from 10:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. Show the image on this page on your smartphone OR tell the cashier you are supporting the cause to ensure 50% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to DC Public Library Foundation.

Murals, Music & Makers

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:00 pm

Words Beats & Life encourages creativity and fosters production techniques utilizing the cultural heritage of Washington, D.C. Teens will create murals with multi-color stencils on parachute cloth, wheat paste their creations on temporary walls throughout the city, plus learn about digital music production with DJ mash-up instruction, all while utilizing inspiration from the likes of Langston Hughes, Marvin Gaye, Bad Brains, Wale and other artistic DC legends.   
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Monday, June 12, 2017, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
makey kit

Makey Makey Mondays

Monday, June 12, 2017, 4:00 pm

Join us, each month from April - July, we will be hosting Makey Makey Mondays.  Makey Makey Monday uses Makey kits that turn everyday objects into touchpads. Each month will be a new project. Registered attendees will have preference; after the first seven minutes, the program will open up to first come, first serve.Age Range: Children 5 to 13 years of ageLocation: Bellevue/ William O. Lockridge Library, 115 Atlantic St SW
Roxane Gay

Author Roxane Gay @ All Souls Church

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm

Author Roxane Gay will be in conversation with Alicia Montgomery, editorial director, WAMU. Join DC Public Library for a night of insight and discussion with this prolific author and modern female voice.
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Pneumatic Kinetic Art!

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 4:30 pm

Bring art to life with FutureMakers. Explore how air pressure can be used to make your art move.