Congratulations to Rai Yiannakos, BFOL’s 2021-2022 Endowed Scholarship in MLIS Recipient

CONGRATULATIONS to Rai Yiannakos!!! Rai is the recipient of the Bellevue Friends of the Library’s Endowed Scholarship in Library and Information Science for the 2021-2022 school year. Each year, Bellevue Friends of the Library awards this scholarship to one promising student in the University of Washington’s Masters of Information and Library Science program. Rai, an…

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Program Highlight: The Chinese Book Group-Celebrating 10 Years!

The Chinese Book Group has been bringing together our Chinese-language patrons since 2010 to not only discuss books, but also to create a space to build community and connections. This group meets the third Saturday of the month to discuss Chinese-language books in Chinese. This program has successfully attracted and maintained participation, largely due to the leadership…

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Program Highlight Flashbacks

Although the libraries continue to be closed and we continue to social distance, there’s no reason we can’t take trip—a virtual trip, that is—down memory lane. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be posting highlights of some of the recent programs at the Bellevue Library sponsored by Bellevue Friends of the Library. Enjoy!  

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The Shakespeare Series is back! Join us for Hamlet starting March 6

Shakespeare Series: Hamlet

The popular Shakespeare Series returns with a new five-part series on Hamlet, once again led by Leah Adcock-Starr. Superlatives abound when describing Hamlet, Shakespeare’s longest, most performed, most quoted and one of the most influential works of all literature. Explore through reading and discussion, the reasons Hamlet endures. Local Shakespearean scholar, actor and director Leah…

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