Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

The children's room at Bellevue Library will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 11 - mid October to create a Sing, Talk and Read learning space.

"Twilight" Book and Movie Discussion

May 12 at 4 p.m.

Teens, are you Team Edward or Team Jacob? Which are better, the books or the movies?

High Noon Book Club

Date Change for May

The High Noon Book Club is postponed this month. We will meet on Monday, May 10 at 12 p.m. to discuss the Big Read book selection, A Lesson Before Dying.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Wednesday, May 5, at 4 p.m.

On Wednesday May 5, at 4 p.m., you are invited to join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo.  Parents, preschoolers and elementary school children are welcome to view and discuss our interesting Cinco de Mayo Holiday Facts and Fun DVD.

Save the Date: Author Talk

Meet Marcus White. He is an author, father, son and citizen of our country who resides in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Northern Virginia. He is also a convicted felon. White has been out of prison for over ten years, working steadily ever since, and helped raise two daughters.

The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

"Nubs" Is Recommended for Ages 4-8

This is a true story of one man’s love for a dog that had been through a lot of misery. Nubs, an Iraqi "dog of war," never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving.

The Big Read Is Here

The Big Read is here! Join us on Monday, May 3, at noon for book discussions of the Big Read book, A Lesson Before Dying. Even if you haven't had a chance to read the book, you can still join us. We're also showing the film with Don Cheadle on April 29 at 6 p.m.

Technology Tutoring Returns!

Technology tutoring returns to the Washington Highlands library! If you need assistance with online job searching, creating a resume, or just want more in-depth computer assistance, be sure to stop by the library on Saturday mornings to take advantage of our technology tutor. The volunteer will have a one-on-one session with you anytime between 9:30 am to 12 noon.

Don't Forget to Mail Back Your Census Form!

While the official deadline to mail back your Census form was April 1, you can still send your form in and be counted. If you don't mail in your form, don't be surprised to see a Census employee at your door in May to collect your information. What kind of information can you expect to give? You should supply the name, sex, birth date, and race for every person living in your household on April 1, 2010.

Sing Talk and Read (S.T.A.R.)

We are excited to invite you to come and learn about the early literacy S.T.A.R. program at the D.C. Public Library.  This program is for parents, caregivers, librarians, teachers and anyone who is interested in helping children from newborn to 5 years old get ready to learn to read. The S.T.A.R. program uses six early literacy skills to lay a strong foundation for learning.

The Big Read Is Coming!

"A Lesson Before Dying"

The Big Read is coming!