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I Am Not Your Negro

Diverse Documentaries

2019-02-19 19:00:00 2019-02-19 20:40:00 America/New_York I Am Not Your Negro Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Tuesday, February 19
7:00pm - 8:40pm

Add to Calendar 2019-02-19 19:00:00 2019-02-19 20:40:00 America/New_York I Am Not Your Negro This documentary, based on the unfinished work of James Baldwin, reflects on the death of three historic African-American men and the current civil rights, Black Lives Matter movement. PG-13. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

This documentary, based on the unfinished work of James Baldwin, reflects on the death of three historic African-American men and the current civil rights, Black Lives Matter movement. PG-13.

(2017 Magnolia Home Entertainment) 94 minutes. Book and eBook available from the library.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Oct 14 Closed
(Indigenous Peoples' Day)
Tue, Oct 15 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 16 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 18 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 20 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming events

Sat, Oct 19, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join the Alexandria Arlington Regional Gaming Group (AARGGH) in a Grand Gaming Melee. Bring games you want to play, or come without games and play what others bring.

Sat, Oct 19, 10:15am - 4:45pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Half-price sale on Sunday. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!

Sat, Oct 19, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
About to take the SAT? Come take a practice exam to see what it’s like! Ages 13-18.Register

Sat, Oct 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Stories, music, and movement for the entire family. All ages with adult.

Sat, Oct 19, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English?

Sat, Oct 19, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Sat, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Free English as a Second Language intermediate level class held each Saturday from 1-2 pm.

Sat, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters.

Sun, Oct 20, 1:15pm - 4:45pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Half-price sale on Sunday. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!

Sun, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In, the first known sit-in of the civil rights era, the library will screen films that celebrate black history and civil rights.

Sun, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us to award our winners of the 5th Annual For Love of Country Essay and Poetry Contest. Light refreshments will be available.

Rescheduled
Sun, Oct 20, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
New date Sunday, October 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Bring your crafting projects and enjoy the company of other makers with our monthly group!

Mon, Oct 21, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Attend a brief presentation about how to be safe on the Internet.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 21, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Mon, Oct 21, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Enjoy this mixed level, accessible Hatha style Yoga class where you will practice traditional Yoga poses, breathing and relaxation techniques.

Mon, Oct 21, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join relatives of Alexandria Library Sit-In protestors William “Buddy” Evans and Morris Murray in a panel discussion.

Mon, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join the Friends of Duncan Library for their monthly meeting! These meetings are open to the public. Learn more about what the Friends do, become a member, and get involved!

Mon, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join Let's Talk Books to discuss We Fed an Island: the True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time by Jose Andres

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Oct 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Tue, Oct 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Two year olds enjoy stories, music, movement, and a coloring sheet to practice fine motor skills. Ages 24-35 months with adult.

Tue, Oct 22, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Oct 22, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Tue, Oct 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
A special story time celebrating the Indian holiday Diwali, including a craft. Ages 1-4 with an adult

Tue, Oct 22, 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.

Tue, Oct 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
In this fun and care-free program you will practice using everyday items to create a unique wreath. You will also learn about Upcycle and their classes and workshops.

Tue, Oct 22, 3:20pm - 5:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Help us create a painting to decorate the teen corner! Bring your ideas, artistic abilities and lots of enthusiasm. Come for the art, stay for the snacks! Ages 11-17.

Tue, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Join us for our monthly business meeting and learn how to become more active with the Friends.

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Calling all Tween book lovers! Join our tween book club where we will discuss books of certain genre together. No assigned book; pick one YOU want to read and share your thoughts. Grades 4-9

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us to learn needle tatting!
This event is full

Tue, Oct 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Bring your questions about landscape insects, plant diseases, mosquitos, lawns, soil testing, and so much more.

Wed, Oct 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Wed, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Wed, Oct 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Wed, Oct 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
A special story time for babies and their grown-ups. We'll read a book, sing songs, and do some fingerplays, using English and Spanish; then we'll have time to play.

Wed, Oct 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

Wed, Oct 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
1st and 4th Wednesdays each month. 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, Oct 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us at the library for an in depth book club discussion. Titles to be released soon.

Wed, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
We've got boxes of LEGOs just waiting for you to come and build something awesome! Ages 6 to 12.

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Dr. Salin Sayilgan of Wesley Theological Seminary talks about his new book, "An Islamic Jihad of Nonviolence."

Wed, Oct 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Bring the whole family for an evening of creative play with Legos. Just bring your imaginations, we have loads of Legos and Duplos! All ages.

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Thu, Oct 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Thu, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Thu, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
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, Oct 24, 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, Oct 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Explore art history with story time and a process focused project inspired by an artist. Ages 4-7. All supplies provided. Registration required. Contact Vanessa at vsalo@alexlibraryva.org/703.746.1744

Thu, Oct 24, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join the Girls Who Code club! Learn basic HTML and CSS. Coders will improve their tech skills and learn everything they need to know to start coding!

Thu, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a special Halloween edition of Oddball Cinema with "The Babadook." NR.

Thu, Oct 24, 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, Oct 25, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us to learn how to create slides, edit text, layout and design, insert pictures, and other basics of Microsoft PowerPoint, a presentation program.

Fri, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Fri, Oct 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Interactive yoga/music activities for babies ages 6 weeks to 11 months and their grownups.

Fri, Oct 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading, and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Sat, Oct 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Join us for a fun and relaxing morning of painting along with episode "Snowy Solitude". All materials provided. Space is limited and registration is required.

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Play with Legos! Build your own unique creations, and put them on display. Ages 6+.

Sat, Oct 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Stories, music, and movement for the entire family. All ages with adult.

Sat, Oct 26, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English?

Sat, Oct 26, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Sat, Oct 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Free English as a Second Language intermediate level class held each Saturday from 1-2 pm.

Sat, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
What moves you?  Why have you moved?  What can you move?  Explore the connection between movement and story-telling through a series exercises and movement improvisations.