Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Bookmark Creations

Get ready for DC Read-In on March 10, the library's city-wide celebration of reading. Reading is so much fun when you get the right book or have the right person with whom to read.Children of all ages can join us here at Washington Highlands Friday, March 9, at 4 p.m. to create their own bookmark. We'll provide markers, colored pencils and colorful paper.

Celebrate Women's History Month

Who Said It?: Guess the Source of the Quotes

Who Said This?Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.Barbara Bush or Laura Bush?Join the teens' game of "Who Said What" March 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

High Noon Book Club

"The Color of Water"

The Washington Highlands Interim Library's High Noon Book Club willmeet March 5, 2012 at 12 p.m. We will be discussing the book

Black History

Tour of Washington, D.C.

When students from Hendley Elementary School attended a Black History Program recently, we began by taking a tour through the library using pictures from Picturing America and other post cards from around the city. After the tour, students received a map of Washington, D.C. and were asked to locate different landmarks: the Lincoln Memorial, White House, Smithsonian, National Mall and etc.

Washington Highlands Reopens Today - Feb. 2

The Washington Highlands Interim Library will reopen Thursday, February 2, 1 p.m.The library closed Tuesday, January 31 after a deer broke through the library window. The library was not open and no staff were injured.

Black History Month: Thursday Matinees

All are Welcome to Join Washington Highlands Interim Library to celebrate Black History Month with the showing of movies and documentaries every Thursday in February at 4 p.m. 2/2    Documentary:           Dogfights: Tuskegee Airmen

Heads Up On a Good Read!

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot is a New York Times bestseller about the true story of a poor African-American woman from Clover, Virginia, whose cells were taken from her during a biopsy at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Teen Word Search About Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Come in and play this quick and fun word search, and see if you can find the hidden words associated with the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tuesday January 24, 31Thursday January 26Ages 12 -18.Time: 4:30 -5:30 p.m.

A Teeny Tiny Book About Martin Luther King Jr.

Children will learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life by putting together a teeny tiny colorful booklet.Tuesday, January 24, 31 Thursday, January 264 - 5 p.m.Ages 2-11.