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Game Day for Teens

2022-08-08 17:30:00 2022-08-08 19:30:00 America/New_York Game Day for Teens Drop in, bring a friend, and play some board games and video games at the library! Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Monday, August 08
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-08 17:30:00 2022-08-08 19:30:00 America/New_York Game Day for Teens Drop in, bring a friend, and play some board games and video games at the library! Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Large Meeting Room, Small Conference Room

Drop in, bring a friend, and play some board games and video games at the library!

Board games and video games will be available in the Large Meeting Room. Snacks provided.

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Teens | Summer Quest |

TAGS: | video games | Games | board games |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Aug 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Aug 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Aug 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Aug 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Aug 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Aug 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: The library has a large parking lot with 175 spaces. The parking lot is currently under construction and spaces may be limited.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue Lines 3.2 miles); Van Dorn Station (Blue Line 2.1 miles)
  • Metrobus: 29K/N, 21C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 32

Upcoming Events

Thu, Aug 18, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Thu, Aug 18, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Thu, Aug 18, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Thu, Aug 18, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
ESL is returning to the Beatley Library as an in person event. Come join us. No registration needed.

Rescheduled
Thu, Aug 18, 10:30am - 11:15am
New date Thursday, August 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Join Cinderella from the Metropolitan Youth Ballet for a very special storytime. (Ages 0-5)

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Butterfly Garden
Enjoy the warm summer sun with us outdoors in the Butterfly Garden. Toddler Rock N' Read is a joyous half hour of singing, reading and dancing with friends.

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Thu, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Burke Lawn
Join Cinderella from the Metropolitan Youth Ballet for a very special storytime. (Ages 0-5)

Thu, Aug 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form.

Thu, Aug 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Book Discussion

Thu, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual meeting the third Thursday of each month! For 2022 we are discussing selections from The Civically Engaged Reader, a Great Books Foundation collection.Register

Thu, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join local author Brendan Slocumb for a discussion of his debut novel.

Fri, Aug 19, All day
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Swap your complete puzzle for a new-to-you challenge!

Fri, Aug 19, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Fri, Aug 19, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Fri, Aug 19, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Fri, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
The Prevention of Blindness Society is hosting a monthly virtual book club this summer.

Fri, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden,Large Meeting Room
Join Grammy-winning children's musician Andrés for an interactive musical performance in English and Spanish. All ages.

Fri, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Fri, Aug 19, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!

Fri, Aug 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join us on Friday afternoons, after school and during the summer for awesome activities! Please register to make sure there are enough activities. This week is a mystery craft! Ages 6-12

Sat, Aug 20, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sat, Aug 20, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sat, Aug 20, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Sat, Aug 20, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!

Sat, Aug 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Barrett Library is hosting a D&D game day. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.

Sat, Aug 20, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
A special viewing of recent film releases.

Sun, Aug 21, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sun, Aug 21, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sun, Aug 21, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Sun, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Books, CDs, and DVDs for both children and adults all for sale at low prices. Join the Friends and/or shop the sale and help support the library!

Sun, Aug 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
This session goes over situational awareness, responding to conflict before it gets physical, and using the environment to your advantage.

Sun, Aug 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Alexandria Library partners with the Alzheimer's Association's National Area Chapter to bring you a quarterly support group at Beatley Central Library.

Sun, Aug 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Textbooks will be provided for use at the library. Come join us! All are welcome. No registration is needed.

Mon, Aug 22, All day
Alexandria Library Virginia YouTube Channel
Anytime can be story time when you join us on YouTube. Books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Mon, Aug 22, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Mon, Aug 22, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Mon, Aug 22, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Mon, Aug 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Baby Time at the Library, something to spend all month babbling about! Please register in advance to make sure that we have room for you. Ages 0-14 months.

Mon, Aug 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Mon, Aug 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
ESL is returning to the Burke Library as an in-person event. Come join us. No registration is needed.

Mon, Aug 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Mon, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Call the Children's desk (703)-746-1783 to register your rising 1st-6th grader to Read to a Dog! We have 3; 15 minute slots from 5:30-6:30PM. It is first come first serve if you don't call ahead.

Mon, Aug 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wendy Harper returns to lead the popular Yoga in the Reading Garden.

Tue, Aug 23, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Tue, Aug 23, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Tue, Aug 23, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Tue, Aug 23, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
ESL is returning to the Beatley Library as an in person event. Come join us. No registration needed.

Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Butterfly Garden
Chap and cheer for Stories and Songs in the Butterfly Garden. Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the music, story-telling and sunshine with us.

Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn basic line dance steps while you workout to Golden Oldies music. This is a great class for beginners. Bring a friend or come alone. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Tue, Aug 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Tue, Aug 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!Register

Wed, Aug 24, All day
Alexandria Library Virginia YouTube
Join Miss Lisa for a weekly YouTube time for our littlest friends

Wed, Aug 24, All day
Alexandria Library VIrgiia YouTube Channel
Enjoy some of our favorite songs and games from this year's programs.

Wed, Aug 24, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Wed, Aug 24, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Wed, Aug 24, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Wed, Aug 24, 10:15am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Looking for a baby storytime and/or a chance to talk to other grown-ups with children? Then join us at the Beatley Central Library for Tummy Time!

Wed, Aug 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, movement, and activities just right for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Rescheduled
Wed, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Wednesday, August 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join us on Zoom for a current events discussion on the 4th Weds. of the month. Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org to join our email list and get details on this month's topic.

Wed, Aug 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Join us for a virtual discussion of "Sigga of Reykjavik" by Solveig Eggerz. Register

Wed, Aug 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Wed, Aug 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
The is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Aug 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Interested in writing? This is the group for you. We will meet twice monthly to discuss our work, give each other constructive feedback, and grow in our craft.

Thu, Aug 25, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Thu, Aug 25, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Thu, Aug 25, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Thu, Aug 25, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
ESL is returning to the Beatley Library as an in person event. Come join us. No registration needed.

Thu, Aug 25, 10:30am - 11:20am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Outdoors
Dance with Andrés as Christina helps him overcome being shy and realize he was a dancer all along. (Ages 0-5)

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Butterfly Garden
Enjoy the warm summer sun with us outdoors in the Butterfly Garden. Toddler Rock N' Read is a joyous half hour of singing, reading and dancing with friends.

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Join us in the Children's area for story time! Ages 0-5

Thu, Aug 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters.

Thu, Aug 25, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Join representatives from Alexandria's Health, Police, EMS, and Fire Departments as they discuss the mental health among public health workers and first responders since 2020. Register

Fri, Aug 26, All day
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Swap your complete puzzle for a new-to-you challenge!

Fri, Aug 26, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Fri, Aug 26, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Fri, Aug 26, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Fri, Aug 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Sat, Aug 27, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sat, Aug 27, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sat, Aug 27, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Sat, Aug 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together! 

Sun, Aug 28, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sun, Aug 28, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch.

Sun, Aug 28, All day
All Library Locations
Pick up a craft kit at your local Alexandria Library branch!

Sun, Aug 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Textbooks will be provided for use at the library. Come join us! All are welcome. No registration is needed.