Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Neighborhood Library

Tax Assistance

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10:00 am

From Feb. 1 through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at your local library to help answer your tax questions and prepare your 2017 income tax filing.   For more information and to find other sites offering tax assistance, please visit our website.
Bellevue Neighborhood Library

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt

Monday, February 26, 2018 (All day)

Exclusively at Bellevue | William O. Lockridge Neighborhood Library, we will be hosting a Black History Month Scavenger Hunt. Rules: 1. Check out a book by an African-American author at the Bellevue Neighborhood Library location.  2. Take a selfie with the book on Instagram and tag @dcpubliclibrary and @90skidult. 3. Claim your mystery prize before March 16.   For prize redemption, ask for Ms. Portia. Prizes are limited and varied. One prize per customer. 
Baby and Toddler Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 10:30 am

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs are full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program along with the children.

C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

Monday, February 26, 2018, 7:00 pm

In celebration of African American History Month 2018, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Kush and Axum: Grand Kingdoms of the Nile."  Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.   
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 10:30 am

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years. Children and their caregivers, will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning. These 30-40 minute programs are designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children’s imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them. Class groups are welcome. Please no children under 2 years of age unless attending with a sibling or class group.  

Shakespeare for the Young

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 2:00 pm

Shakespeare for the Young is a company of puppeteers and designers dedicated to bringing Shakespeare's stories and poetry to young audiences through the medium of puppets. The program is for 3-to-9-year-olds and includes a puppet play and a workshop to run approximately 40 minutes. Come join us for great theater and creativity.

Unlocking Employment: Job Seekers Legal Clinic

Monday, March 12, 2018, 10:00 am

Are you having difficulties getting or keeping a job? Come to one of our Jobseeker Legal Clinics at the DC Public Library. You can meet one-on-one with an attorney from Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) to find out if you have a barrier to employment that an attorney may be able to help you resolve.
Photo credit: Daniel C. Crain Photograph Collection, DC Public Library Special Collections

Saving Family Treasures: Personal Archiving Workshop #dc1968

Saturday, August 11, 2018, 1:00 pm

Are you interested in preserving family treasures? Special Collections staff, in collaboration with Marya McQuirter, PhD, of the dc1968 project, will lead a two-hour workshop on preserving digital and physical personal archives, including photos, letters, newspapers and other material objects. Participants will receive information and supplies that will help them maintain their family records.
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Small Business Development Workshop

Thursday, September 6, 2018, 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of starting your own business? Don't know how to begin? Come to this free two-hour seminar by the DC Small Business Development Center. This workshop will give you an overview of the thought process that goes into the development of a business plan and a discussion of the reasons why. Please pre-register with DCSBDC to attend this program.