Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

The Art of Romare Bearden and Faith Ringgold for Kids

Sunday, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23, 1-4 p.m.

Shapes and bold color are a hallmark of African American artists, Romare Bearden (1911-1988) and Faith Ringgold (born 1930). Bearden’s collage and Ringgold’s fiber art illustrate many books for youth and adults found in our libraries.

A Lundi Gras Story Time

Monday, Feb. 3, 10 a.m.

Let the good times roll as we bring the culture and traditions of Louisiana to the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library for a special story time that begins a half-hour earlier.A masked parade (masks are provided), complete with throws, begins promptly at 10 a.m.Stay for the foot-stomping folktales, starting at 10:30 a.m., and take a special treat commemorating the fun.

Our Dreams

For Martin Luther King Jr. Week, Bellevue Library Children's Room asked: Do you have a dream?Many of you responded in the affirmative! Yes, you have dreams - and they are as big as the sky and just as full of hope.

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Speeches of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.

The Bellevue Neighborhood Library will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Week with speeches of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room.

Sip and Spill

Adult Urban Book Club

"When Billie was eight years old, her father was murdered.

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club celebrates Black History Month with a discussion on: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson.

My School DC: School Lottery Information Sessions

Learn - Apply - Enroll

Which school will your child call My School?

Glorious March to Liberty: Civil War to Civil Rights

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 10 a.m.

The African American Civil War Memorial and Museum is dedicated to keeping alive the contributions of men and women of African descent in securing liberty and equality for themselves and others.

January is Get Organized Month!

Come check out our display!

The start of the New Year and the resolutions that accompany it make January the perfect time to get serious about becoming better organized mentally and physically. According to experts, better organization lowers stress and increases productivity.

MLK Week Film: The Rosa Parks Story

Join us as we celebrate MLK Week with a showing of the Rosa Parks Story on Monday, Jan. 13.The film will begin promptly at 4 p.m. in the main meeting room.Hope to see you there!