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EVENT CALENDARS

Printable calendars for the month of March 2020

Upcoming Events
Mon, Mar 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Us Online - Join Us Online
Join us for a virtual session of Death Café!

Tue, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Google Meet
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Wed, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Wed, Apr 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Storytime with your little one in mind. We'll read a story, sing songs, and do some finger plays. Half-hour storytime with free play after. Ages birth to 18 months with an adult.

Wed, Apr 01, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Babies and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Ages 0-11 months with adult.

Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. Free and open to the public. No registration is required; drop-in when you can.

Wed, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
This club is for the social enjoyment of the game of Bridge. It is open to all all levels. Beginners welcome.

Wed, Apr 01, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
To end the spring session of stories for the telling book club we are discussing "Ban This Book" by Alan Gratz.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math themed storytimes and activities. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 01, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
The Friends of Duncan Library present A Year of Great Neo Noir Films.

Wed, Apr 01, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories and songs in Duncan's children area every Wednesday night. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Families welcome, recommended for ages 2-8.

Wed, Apr 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Bring the whole family for an evening of creative play with Lego. Just bring your imaginations, we have loads of Lego and Duplo! All ages.

Thu, Apr 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Apr 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and music just for one and two-year-olds. Ages 12-35 months with an adult.

Thu, Apr 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Apr 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Apr 02, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
The Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. All are welcome!

Thu, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Google Meet
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Thu, Apr 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

Thu, Apr 02, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Apr 02, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Choose your favorite books and read to a friendly trained dog. Ages 6-12, or younger independent readers.

Thu, Apr 02, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Thu, Apr 02, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a discussion of the following two stories: "Birthmates" by Gish Jen and "Soon" by Pam Durban.

Thu, Apr 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Join us in the Children's area. Ages 8-18.

Fri, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Fri, Apr 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 months.

Canceled
Fri, Apr 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Colombian grade-school teacher Luis Soriano brings books, via two hard-working donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province's poor and violence-ridden interior.

Sat, Apr 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Renée Adams of Del Ray’s poetry fence invites everyone to walk Mt. Vernon Ave. to read the poems outside over 30 businesses that Renée “poem-bombed” for April, poetry month.

Sat, Apr 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Saturday mornings with stories and songs.

Sat, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Please join us for a special firefighter storytime, then head outside to join the Alexandria Fire Department to learn all about a fire engine and see one up close. All ages with adult.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
“Prepare to Perform!” is a workshop facilitated by Poet Laureate of Alexandria, Virginia, KaNikki Jakarta.

Sat, Apr 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Library services are shaped by public funding and government policies. Learn how to advocate for your local library to make sure we can provide you with the resources and events you've come to enjoy!

Sun, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Talk to a financial counselor for free!Register

Sun, Apr 05, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tips and tricks for selling a home in the DC area.

Sun, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tips and tricks for buying a home in the DC area.

Sun, Apr 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org for info about this month's selection or to join our email list.

Mon, Apr 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Apr 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an engaging musical puppet show where kids will learn all about creatures from Virginia's wetlands. All ages with adult.

Mon, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Let's read some books, dance and play. The program includes a half-hour story time and 20 minutes of free play. Ages 12 to 24 months with an adult.

Mon, Apr 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Apr 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an engaging musical puppet show where kids will learn all about creatures from Virginia's wetlands. All ages with adult.

Mon, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required.

Mon, Apr 06, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Recycled book crafting never looked so inspiring!

Canceled
Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 8:40pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Join us for a special screening of HBO's 2018 adaptation of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" just in time for All Alexandria Reads!

Mon, Apr 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Looking to attract more birds, butterflies and pollinators to your yard and in the process help our local ecosystem? Register

Mon, Apr 06, 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Learn how to become an emergency volunteer.

Tue, Apr 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Apr 07, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Apr 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Ms. Eli for a bilingual story time! It's all about books, songs and play in Spanish and English! You do not need to know Spanish. Ages 1 to 4 with an adult.

Tue, Apr 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Favorite children's books are retold with yoga. This program is for ages 2+, though younger siblings can come too.

Tue, Apr 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Apr 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Apr 07, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of choice.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
We have friendly dogs who visit the library every Tuesday Night to learn how to read from you! Registration Required.

Tue, Apr 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Join Jim Johnston at Duncan Library as he talks about his book, "Murder, Inc.: The CIA under John F. Kennedy."

Tue, Apr 07, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to code with IT professional Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14.

Wed, Apr 08, 10:15am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
This class will introduce you to Overdrive & Libby, help you create an account, and get you started reading or listening. Please bring your device (phone, tablet, or laptop) and library card!

Wed, Apr 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Ms. Eli for a gentle bilingual storytime just for your littlest one. In Spanish and English; you do not need to know Spanish. Ages birth to 18 months with an adult.

Wed, Apr 08, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Favorite children's books are retold with yoga. This program is for ages 2+, though younger siblings can come too.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
About to take the SAT? Come take a practice exam to see what it’s like! Ages 13-18.

Wed, Apr 08, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories and songs in Duncan's children area every Wednesday night. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Families welcome, recommended for ages 2-8.

Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Alexandria author Serena Wills discusses her poetry and non-fiction. Plus she will provide valuable tips on getting your works published.

Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a death-themed book club and discussion, plus tea!

Thu, Apr 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Apr 09, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Apr 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us in celebration of All Alexandria Reads's teen book: Suggested Reading by Dave Connis. We will be re-purposing discarded books and making them into poetry and visual art. Ages 11-18.

Thu, Apr 09, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Apr 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for a special playtime geared towards children with sensory processing disorders and intellectual and physical disabilities. Ages 2-12 with adult.

Thu, Apr 09, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join Matt Ligas, AIA, LEED, AP, Principal of Architecture at Michael Graves Architecture and Design, as he talks about legendary architect Michael Graves.

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn which plants will attract and fill the needs of our native pollinators even if your garden space is limited to a small yard, a patio, or a balcony. Register

Thu, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Join us in the Children's area. Ages 8-18.

 

CUSTOM EVENT BROCHURES

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