Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Teens Banned Book Quiz

Ask me why some books were challenged

Sept. 22 through Sept. 28, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., come on in and play some Banned Books Week trivia.Then we will look at the illustrations and write down what you think is wrong with each book. Once you have completed your investigation, then we will discuss the reason why the books are banned. 

'The Everything Running Book'

"Get thee to a runnery"

Now that the dog days of summer have come and gone you may be feeling more inclined to get out and exercise. Seize the feeling that comes with this beautiful late summer weather and start moving!

Thursday Crafts at Bellevue Library

All through September at the Bellevue Neighborhood Library, Thursdays are Craft Day!Join us in the Children's Room for some really excellent crafts you can take home!

DC Shorts Film Festival 2013

Sept. 19-29, check out the DC Shorts Film Festival, the only event in DC dedicated to featuring short films from throughout the world.

Kindle Fire Winner

Congratulations to the 2013 Summer Reading Final Prize Winner of the Kindle Fire... Jaden Morgan!I got to take some time and sit down with him so I could ask him some questions and talk about his summer. Here is what he had to say:

History of Labor Day

For many, Labor Day signifies the final celebration of summer and the start of the back-to-school season. However, its initial significance represents something quite different. In fact, Labor Day was more specifically intended to be a celebration of the economic and social achievements of American workers. It is a day when Americans and those working in the U.S.

Weeding and Beading Jewelry Class For Beginners

Teens Only

In the beginning level jewelry making class, you will learn the basic techniques.During the four-day course, you will create a minimum of one professional project (for example, a bracelet) while learning different layouts. Learn the proper tool techniques and safety practices which will allow you to express yourself artistically in beading.

Attention Murakami Fans!

Have you heard?

Fans of prolific Japanese writer Haruki Murakami will be thrilled to hear that his latest novel is set to be translated and released in English sometime next year. The novel, which translates to Colourless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, was released in Japan on April 12 and has already reportedly sold a million copies in true Murakami fashion.

Back to School Event

Giveaways and More!

On Aug. 22 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library will be hosting a Back to School Event!This will not be just your average library program so be sure to come out for a great time!

'Devil in the White City'

“Murder, magic, and madness at the fair that changed America”

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City is a gripping historical tale that is a must-read for anyone, especially those who rarely venture out of their fiction-only comfort zones.