Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

'The Concubine'

Book Review

In The Concubine, Elechi Amadi tells the story of a traditional African society still ruled by the gods.

'The Name of the Rose' by Umberto Eco

Book Review

The Name of the Rose is a modern-day classic and historical fiction by the renowned Italian academician and author Umberto Eco.

Back To School

It's almost time to go back to school! If you're not exactly ready, maybe these tips and resources will help you get there!

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will meet on Mon., Sept. 9 to discuss the book Rising Above a Dream, by Iris F. Settles.

Celebrate Your Last Month of Summer with the Library!

This August at the Bellevue Children’s Room, be sure to come by for great programs, cool books, and a fun new challenge!

'Chess in Action: From First Attack to Checkmate'

A Beginner's Chess Book Worth Reading!

If you have ever tried to pick up the game of chess from reading a book, you may have noticed that books on chess are almost always cripplingly dense and dry.

Summer Meals and Healthy Eating

Hungry during the summer? The Bellevue library and other locations are now serving free lunches! Please come by and call us at 202-243-1185 with any questions.

Reader of the Week

Robert Johnson

I (Miss Jen) got a chance to sit down and chat with one of our regular library patrons and discuss a couple questions with him related to summer reading as well as some background information about his other interests. Read on to learn a little more about Robert.Hi Robert, how's it going?Good.

Search Inside Yourself...

The Unexpected Path To Achieving Success, Happiness (And World Peace)

 "You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it."-- Albert Einstein

The Truth About Summertime

What's the deal with summer anyway? Don't get me wrong -- it's really awesome: You get to take a break from school and have A LOT more sunlight. But there's so much more to know:When did summer start and why is the day longer?What are fun activities to do during the summer (besides Summer Reading at DCPL)?When does it really start and when does it really end?What are some really good books and movies about summer?Want to find out? Then keep reading! :)Sunny Summer