Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

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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

'Little Brother' by Cory Doctorow

Can one teenage hacker fight back against a government out of control?

In an age of pervasive surveillance of ordinary people by their own government, Little Brother by Cory Doctorow is eerily relevant today.

Capital Pride

LGBT Community

It is a testimony to the District of Columbia that Capital Pride operates at the level that it operates. For a very long time, and even today in many locations (both in the United States and around the world), hatred and fear surrounding people who don't display perfectly hetero-normative behavior has been largely institutionalized, condoned, or at least empathized with.

Can you dig it?

Deep underground, in a dark, dank forest, the children of Washington, D.C. embarked on an epic journey. A summer journey that would hopefully lead them to the attainment of a noble prize. A prize that would bring them glory in the form of fire. This prize would bring them the light of technology even on their darkest days. This prize is... a Kindle Fire.

Sankofa Film Festival

As part of the Sankofa Film Festival, we will show the following movies from June 17-22:Monday, June 172 p.m.

Author Chat and Book Signing with Iris F. Settles

Come Join Bellevue Neighborhood Library as We Welcome Author Iris F. Settles. She Will Be Discussing Her Book, Rising Above A Dream.

Teen Thursday Night Movies

Teen Movie Tickets

The Next Three DaysMay 30 at 6 p.m.A college professor and his wife, convicted of a murder she swears she did not commit, plot to break her out of prison in this thriller starring Russell Crowe and Liam Neeson.Green Zone June 6 at 6 p.m.

UNBORED: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun

Summer vacation is right around the corner. Don't waste it away in front of the TV!

Teens Book Review Contest

Tell us about your favorite books

This is your chance to tell us about your favorite book or books that you have read. Many of you have told me about the books you have read, but now here is a chance for you to put in to action those really good writing skills, show off your writing skills.