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Girls Who Code

2020-01-23 17:00:00 2020-01-23 18:45:00 America/New_York Girls Who Code James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

Thursday, January 23
5:00pm - 6:45pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-23 17:00:00 2020-01-23 18:45:00 America/New_York Girls Who Code 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. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

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.

Bring your own laptop or feel free to use one at the library. It's never to late to join in and start coding!

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Teens | STEM/STEAM |

TAGS: | teens | STEM |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

bstovall@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
Mon, Feb 17 Closed
(George Washington Day)
Tue, Feb 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Feb 19 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 20 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 21 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 22 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: There is a small lot with 9 spaces.  On street parking is available.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1.3 miles) and King Street Stations (1.5 miles)
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E
  • DASH Bus: AT10

Upcoming events

Sun, Feb 23, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Calling all writers...join the Beatley Central Writers Group.

Sun, Feb 23, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Come take a safari with Miss Stacy as we do yoga poses and hear stories inspired by animals! Ages 3-7

Mon, Feb 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Mon, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 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 12 to 24 months with an adult.

Mon, Feb 24, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Canceled
Mon, Feb 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
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.

Mon, Feb 24, 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, Feb 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Do you like to sing and have fun with music? Join us as we share old favorite songs, experiment with new ones, and learn music basics. Ages 5 to 8 only.

Mon, Feb 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Monday.

Mon, Feb 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn how to improve and manage your lawn to make it a more environmentally friendly, less resource intensive part of your home garden.

Mon, Feb 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class with our friends at Yoga in Daily Life.

Mon, Feb 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY AND TIME! Class will be meeting on Monday evenings from 7-8 PM in the Story Room on the first floor.

Mon, Feb 24, 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Beulah's pastor, Rev. Quardricos Driskell, will share the deep and rich history of this important Alexandrian institution.

Tue, Feb 25, 10:00am - 11:55am
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, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
It’s time for reading books, singing, dancing, and playing together. A half-hour program followed by 20 minutes of free play. Ages 1-4 years w/adult.

Tue, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn how music transforms our bodies and our minds.Register

Tue, Feb 25, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Make friendship bracelets. Make friendship key fobs. Eat friendship snacks. Join us!

Tue, Feb 25, 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, Feb 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6.

Tue, Feb 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Celebrate Love Your Pet Day! Turn an old t-shirt and hangers into a tent for your feline friend. Bring a t-shirt to repurpose. Limited supplies will be provided. Ages 13 and up.

Tue, Feb 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join Beatley Central's tween book club! No assigned book; pick one YOU want to read that relates to the genre and share your thoughts. 4th-9th grades.

Wed, Feb 26, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to use Heritage Quest to research your family history.

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a gentle storytime just right for your littlest one. We'll sing, read and play together. Twenty-minute program plus 20 minutes of free play. Ages birth to 18 months with an adult.

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us as we celebrate the opening of Women's History month. We're taking to the stars and talking about the achievements of women in engineering and space!

Wed, Feb 26, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Join us at the library for an in depth book club discussion. For tweens and teens.

Wed, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join a Naturalist from Buddie Ford Nature Center as we explore the animal kingdom through books, activities & games. Each visit will include a live animal from the Nature Center. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Wed, Feb 26, 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.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema screens lesser known films you may have missed in theaters! Join them for foreign films, strange documentaries, and fascinating dramas.

Wed, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Through song, spoken word and music, Liberated Muse Arts Group gives tribute to the legendary genius of master writer Toni Morrison.

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Visit with GO Alex team members to learn about transit initiatives in the city. Get updated city bicycle maps and learn about your transit options.

Thu, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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.

Thu, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a screening of "Knight and Day." Rated PG-13.

Thu, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
"Wonder" tells the heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, going to elementary school for the first time. Rated PG.

Thu, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Fri, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Join us every fourth Friday of the month for interactive yoga/music activities for babies ages 6 weeks to 11 months and their grownups.

Canceled
Fri, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
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.

Fri, Feb 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Dance along to Motown hits, just like our American Girl doll Melody Ellison!

Sat, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 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, Feb 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Come play with Legos with us on Saturday morning!

Sat, Feb 29, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English?

Sat, Feb 29, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages. Children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
This seminar will cover the most important financial considerations and strategies for those approaching retirement and current retirees.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us at Duncan to learn how to Salsa! Come alone or with a partner. All skill levels are welcome.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn about the Capital City under the institution slavery and the people who tried to escape this system which will be presented by NPS Ranger Kenya Finley in honor of Black History Month. 

Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Presented by master flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq. Experience the history of women in jazz through lecture, trivia, and live performance.

Sun, Mar 01, 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.