Bellevue/William O. Lockridge Neighborhood Library

Cover of book What Does Peace Feel Like?

Senses of Peace

What does peace feel like?

In honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and drawing on inspiration from the children's book, What Does Peace Feel Like? by Vladimir Radunsky, participants may contribute, in words and or pictures, what peace smells, sounds, tastes or feels like.

Remember the Titans

MLK Week Celebration 2015

Movie Showing: 'Remember The Titans'

On Jan. 11 at 2 p.m., in celebration of MLK Week, the William O. Lockridge Library will show Remember The Titans. In 1971, at the desegragated T.C. Williams High School, a black head coach, Herman Boon leads the football team to achieve racial harmony and success.  The Titans go undefeated while battling racial prejudice, before slowly gaining support from the community.  Watch this "Two Thumbs Up" movie and see the history of tears, resilience and victory!

Gregg Hurwitz

High Noon Book Club

High Noon Book Club will be discussing the book Don't Look Back, a novel by Gregg Hurwitz on Jan. 5 in Room B at 12 p.m.


The Winter Reading Program

Dec. 21 - Jan. 3

Children in grades K-8 can earn prizes for reading books or articles during Winter Break. To participate, children need to pick up an entry form from the Children's Room, on the second floor, write down any books or article read during Winter Break, and return the form to the library to collect a Chipotle kid's meal (grades K-5) or a Chipotle burrito (grades 6-8). Vistors to the children's room can also look forward to the following during Winter Break: Craft and a Movie Dec. 22, Dec. 28, Dec. 29 1 p.m.

Picture of an electrical experiment.

STEM Fun at the Library

Saturday, Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.

Save the date for a special Science, Technology, Engineering and Math event. US Navy midshipmen return with games, experiments, and builds and more for kids 6 and up.  No registration required.

K"Wan, Urban Fiction Author

Author Talk and Book Signing With K'Wan

Come join Bellevue Library on Saturday Nov. 15 for an Author Talk and Book Signing with K'Wan. He will be discussing Animal III: Revelations. K'Wan has been featured in Vibe, Pages, King, Library Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Press and Time Magazine, to name a few. K'wan was also the recipient of the 2012 and 2013 Street Lit Book Award Medals (SLBAM) in adult fiction for Eviction Notice and Animal.

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International Games Day

Kids and Teens

Come out and bring your GAME FACE!!!!! Compete for prizes while enjoying gaming, board games, card games and tests of agility!

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High Noon Book Discussion

Join High Noon Book Club in a discussion of DC Reads 2014 book, The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears, a novel by Dinaw Mengestu, in Room B.

Halloween Teens Night

Too scary to watch by yourself! Bring a friend!

Are you a huge fan of scary movies but don't like to watch them by yourself?You are definitely going to need someone to hold on to your your hand, so bring a friend with you! It's just a movie ... or is it?So join us here at the William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library. Share Vanessa's Big Screen and the scariest movies ever and enjoy popcorn with light drinks. We will have a blast!

October Fun

For Kids 12 and under

Los Tres Chivitos GruffOct. 1, 10:30 a.m.A bilingual story time for ages 5 and under. Minute to Win ItOct. 4, 1 p.m.60 seconds to test agility and strategy.