Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

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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.

Summer Reading Raffle Winners

We Salute Our Summer Readers!

Adults who completed four blocks in DCPL's Adult Summer Reading Program this year were automatically entered in a branch-wide raffle for two fabulous prizes. The grand prize was a new Amazon Kindle e-Reader and second prize is a collector's edition of War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

Spark A Reaction

Teen drug free prevention

Teens, join Ms. Carolyn Smith in the Teen Space here at William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library on Oct. 1 and Oct 15. This is where the teens come to meet up with friends and hear about all the great things that are happening here in your community library. Come and learn how drugs can harm you and how to stay drug free. Good for teens ages 13-19.

Top Summer Reading Prizes Awarded

Ages 0-5 and 6-12

This summer, DC Public Library hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)-themed reading program for all ages from June 1 to Aug. 31.To cap off our summer of reading, we held drawings for readers 12 and younger who had completed timed reading or activity requirements. Our winners for Fizz, Boom, Read! are:

High Noon Book Club

Every first Monday of the month at noon!

The High Noon Book Club Meets once a month, and is geared toward those with a high interest in adventures, thrillers, romance, fantasy, fiction or non-fiction books for pleasure.The High Noon Book Club took a summer break along with everyone else, and it's time to get the pages turning for the fall. A few upcoming book selections:

Kid's Freedom to Read

Library Hours, September 21-27

Drop by the Children's Room on the second floor for Banned Books Week (September 21-27) and discover how some great and memorable reads were denied to others.  Take home a commemorative craft kit, submit your answer to the name of the banned book in the jar at the Children's Room desk, and browse the display areas for something special.  The Monday Preschool story time (10:30 a.m.), children's Monday afternoon crafts (4 p.m.) and Tuesday movies (3:30 p.m.) will also feature a banned book. 

Forever Young Adult (FYA)


Laurie Halse Anderson did an excellent job illustrating when you don't report ortell someone that something bad happened to you, how it can have a negative effect on you.