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Nutrition Seminar: Eating for Diabetes

2019-11-22 15:30:00 2019-11-22 16:30:00 America/New_York Nutrition Seminar: Eating for Diabetes Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

Friday, November 22
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-11-22 15:30:00 2019-11-22 16:30:00 America/New_York Nutrition Seminar: Eating for Diabetes November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.

Learn practical ways to manage your diabetes and pre-diabetes. Nutritionist Kristen McGill will show you how to balance carbs and protein for improved blood sugar control.

AGE GROUP: | All Ages |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Health & Nutrition |

TAGS: | diabetes |

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

gschuler@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1704
Fax: 703.746.1775

Hours
Mon, Dec 02 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Dec 03 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Dec 04 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Dec 05 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 06 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 07 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 08 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: The library has a parking lot.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue 3.3 miles)
  • Metrobus: 8W, 25B, 28A
  • DASH Bus: AT2, AT5

Upcoming events

Fri, Dec 06, 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, Dec 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 months.

Fri, Dec 06, 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 may accompany their parents in the classroom.

Fri, Dec 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month for a special playtime geared towards children with sensory processing disorders and intellectual and physical disabilities. Ages 2-12 with adult.

Sat, Dec 07, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Come out of the cold and join us for a cozy day!

Sat, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Local History/Special Collections - Sprouse Rare Book Room
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Sat, Dec 07, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English?

Sat, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 07, 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, Dec 08, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Calling all writers...join the Beatley Central Writers Group.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Seniors, sharpen your mind and exercise your brain with stimulating games, puzzles, and activities.

Mon, Dec 09, 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.

Mon, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn some Line Dancing Basics. You will learn some steps for beginners to get you started with Line Dancing. Bring some friends or come alone, this class is great for beginners.

Mon, Dec 09, 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 may accompany their parents in the classroom.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away.

Mon, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a screening of how Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol" and created a tradition. Rated PG. 2017.

Mon, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 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, Dec 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Join Let's Talk Books club to discuss "Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive" by Stephanie Land.

Mon, Dec 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join local author Nancy Noyes Silcox as she discusses her book "Samuel Wilbert Tucker: The Story of a Civil Rights Trailblazer and the 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In."

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

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

Tue, Dec 10, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
A holiday sing along featuring favorite holiday picture books, rhythm instruments and more. All ages welcome.

Tue, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
It’s time for reading books, singing, dancing, and learning as we create our own art. A half-hour program plus a craft. Ages 1 to 4 with an adult.

Tue, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn about the computer science concept of loops and create your own animation.

Tue, Dec 10, 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, Dec 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join Miss Amanda in guided art and craft projects. Explore different mediums and styles. No previous experience needed. Come and unleash your creative side! Ages 8-14. This month: wood-burning

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for our monthly business meeting and learn how to become more active with the Friends.

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
La Casa Restaurant, 4551 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304 - La Casa Restaurant, 4551 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
Join us for a book club with beer. Contact kdow@alexlibraryva.org or 703-746-1746 for more information.

Tue, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Tim States, Financial Advisor with CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union Financial Network, will discuss strategies for reducing your taxable income.

Wed, Dec 11, 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.

Wed, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
A holiday sing along featuring favorite holiday picture books, rhythm instruments and more. All ages welcome.

Wed, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Celebrate the holidays by joining us for a discussion of a classic mystery for the festive season: mulled wine, mince pies.. and murder.

Wed, Dec 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Using Blockly you’ll help Wonder Woman navigate obstacles and reach her goal.

Wed, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Alexandria Branch for its third gathering of “Strangers No More—Women Building Cross-Cultural Friendships.”

Wed, Dec 11, 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, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for our annual Holiday Open House! We will have finger food from local restaurants and live music from the Irish Breakfast Band!

Rescheduled
Wed, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Wednesday, December 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
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, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Flex your creative skills by making a craft to take home! Crafts change for every program. All ages.

Thu, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn about cryptography while encrypting and decrypting messages. No computer needed!

Thu, Dec 12, 3:00pm - 3:55pm
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, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 4:55pm
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, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Make and take holiday ornaments. Ages 3 and up.

Thu, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
It’s Dog Man month! Learn about this awesome series and how to make characters yourself! You supply the inspiration and we’ll bring the art supplies.

Thu, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Retirement Planning often depends on goals, lifestyle decisions, work plans, health and life expectancy, and employer benefits. This program provides an overview of retirement planning basics.

Thu, Dec 12, 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.

Thu, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
From the author of "Reconstruction", "Pieces of Life Vol 1" & "Crying Tears of Teal" comes "Awakening!" A poetry book filled with the ebbs and flow of life while one is healing from a relationship.

Fri, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 months.

Fri, Dec 13, 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 may accompany their parents in the classroom.

Fri, Dec 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
During this session of Hour of Code, we will explore the lives of the first human computers, the modern day coders and the future tech makers.