Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

MLK Week

Children's Programming

We are very excited here in the Bellevue Library Children's Room! This month is bringing a ton of fun programs and very many of them are focused on Martin Luther King Jr.

Oatstanding Oatmeal

'You have to eat oatmeal or you'll dry up. Anybody knows that.' - Kay Thompson

2013 is over, time to step into 2014. Aside from a New Year’s Resolution, what is the best way to do that?

Enchanted by 'The Disenchantments'

Starring headlining band the Disenchantments, this book focuses on the three girls who form the band and their friend Colby, who has been a sidekick to the band since its inception.

Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Community

Thursday, Dec. 26, beginning at 2:00 pm

Join us as we explore the principals and traditions of this seven day Winter holiday based on the First Fruits Festivals of the African continent.  Our afternoon program features the practice of Kwanzaa, folktales, crafts, adornment and foods.All ages.

Holiday Movies

When the weather is cold outside, it's better to be in the library watching a great holiday movie with your friends.Join us for a holiday movie marathon at Bellevue Library on Dec. 20, 2013 at 4 p.m. 

We Build

Sunday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m.

Looking for a fun, hands-on afternoo

Sip and Spill

Adult Book Club

Introducing William O. Lockridge/ Bellevue Neighborhood Library new Urban Fiction book Club: "Sip and Spill." 

Teens Let It Snow

Glitter Snowflake

Teens, get really creative designing this wooden snowflake ornament using decorations ranging from glitter to ribbons. Any way you do it, I'm sure I'll be impressed!Come to the teen room ready to decorate and hang your snowflake, whether it's here at the library or home.

Sunday Jazz Performance

Come and celebrate A Sunday of Jazz with Reginald Cyntje, a jazz trombonist, on Dec. 15 2-3 p.m. Experience cultural heritage at the forefront and social justice as the message.This passionate performer blends jazz, Caribbean rhythms and Afrobeat to make a perfect setting for the listener to enjoy the audible testament of "Peace and Love" with his jazz trio.

A Winter Make and Take

Saturday, Dec. 14, 1 p.m.

Get crafty and make a keepsake of dough, paper, yarn, borax or all four.Seasonal refreshments to keep off the Winter chill will be available.Ages 3 and older.