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Handcraft Tuesday - Evening Edition

2022-10-04 19:00:00 2022-10-04 20:00:00 America/New_York Handcraft Tuesday - Evening Edition Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together! Virtual -

Tuesday, October 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-04 19:00:00 2022-10-04 20:00:00 America/New_York Handcraft Tuesday - Evening Edition Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together! 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!

All crafters are welcome, you don't have to live in Alexandria or have a library card!

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker |

TAGS: | virtual | sew | maker | knit | Handicraft | crochet | crafts |

Virtual


Hours
Mon, Dec 05 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Dec 06 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Dec 07 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Dec 08 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 09 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 10 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 11 9:00AM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Upcoming Events

Fri, Dec 09, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings.

Fri, Dec 09, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Fri, Dec 09, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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!

Fri, Dec 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Do you love building with Lego's? Come and test your creative skills! Ages 6-12.

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings.

Sat, Dec 10, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Sat, Dec 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Outdoors
Start your Saturday doing good. Join the Barrett Branch walking and litter pickup club.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Citizenship gives you many rights including the right to vote and sponsor a family member to immigrate to the U.S.

Sat, Dec 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Explore Kwanzaa and other winter holidays with stories and activities to inspire young, curious minds. Ages 5-8.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
A special viewing of contemporary film releases.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Sat, Dec 10, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn the origins, concepts, practices, and foods of Kwanzaa, as well as easy crafts and activities to create your own Kwanzaa celebration at home. All ages.

Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all topics related to death and dying.Register

Sun, Dec 11, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings.

Sun, Dec 11, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Sun, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Mon, Dec 12, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Mon, Dec 12, 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. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Mon, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Brave the chill for Baby Time in the Duncan Library. Ages 0-14 months.

Mon, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Dec 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Mon, Dec 12, 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, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us at the table near the teen area and make some holiday cards with us! Supplies provided. Program for teens (ages 12 and up) and adults.

Mon, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
The Friends of Duncan Library's monthly board meeting will take place virtually this month using Zoom.Register

Mon, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Virtual
Please join Let's Talk Books club to read and discuss "Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times" by Katherine May. Register

Mon, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
Please join us for a virtual discussion of McCreary's 2019 memoir.

Tue, Dec 13, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Tue, Dec 13, 10:15am - 10:45am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Join us in the Burke Library for a storytime with songs, parachute and bubbles. Ages 1 & 2 with an adult.

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:40am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Outdoors,First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for our littlest friends. Outdoors if the weather is nice, indoors if it isn't. Ages 0-23 months

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:45am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tue, Dec 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Bundle up for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Dec 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join Miss Katie for a selection of Pre-K stories and themed craft each week. Ages 3+ with a caregiver. Siblings welcome! Recommended Ages 3-5

Tue, Dec 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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!

Tue, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:45pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Spruce up your holiday look this season by making an ugly (or beautiful) holiday pin. Supplies provided with consideration of Bodhi Day, Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.

Tue, Dec 13, 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, Dec 14, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Wed, Dec 14, 10:15am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
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, Dec 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
If you're looking for some holiday inspiration for your next gathering, we can help! Register

Wed, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Join us for a play hour to build, explore, and be creative. Grades: K-6. Únase a nosotros para una hora de juegos para construir, explorar y ser creativo. Grados: K-6.

Wed, Dec 14, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
Celebrate the holidays with a cozy mystery by joining us for a discussion. Register

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Nurturing each girl's love of reading, love of self, and love for girls across all communities.

Wed, Dec 14, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Dec 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
This class is for those who are preparing for the Citizen Exam and Interview. Ideally, you will have already submitted your N-400.

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join us for a cozy holiday beverage and a movie viewing of a literary classic - with a Muppet twist!

Wed, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Wed, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
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. Register

Thu, Dec 15, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:40am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Stories, music & movement activities as we count towards 1000 Books. Outdoors if the weather is nice, indoors if it isn't. Ages 2+

Thu, Dec 15, 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. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Thu, Dec 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Cozy up with friends for singing and dancing at Toddler Rock N' Read. Ages 0-5

Thu, Dec 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Join our friends from the Dundee, Scotland Public Library for a discussion of the short story "A Christmas Memory" by Truman Capote.Register

Thu, Dec 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group! Together we'll be making items to donate to those in need.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Nurturing each girl's love of reading, love of self, and love for girls across all communities.

Thu, Dec 15, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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!

Thu, Dec 15, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area,Teen Area
Join the Duncan Branch Staff for this Annual Holiday Event Sponsored by the Friends of Duncan Library

Thu, Dec 15, 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, Dec 15, 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Beatley Central’s Girls Who Code club will be in person for this session.

Thu, Dec 15, 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

Fri, Dec 16, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Fri, Dec 16, 11:30am - 12:30pm
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!

Fri, Dec 16, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us to learn about magnification tools available for all kinds of tasks! Click on the event title for more details.

Fri, Dec 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Drop in to create your own holiday cards!

Sat, Dec 17, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Sat, Dec 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Come play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 18, All day
Holmes Run Parkway & Pelham St.
Step outside and read Amara's Farm by JaNay Brown-Wood, a story about the harvest and the joys of sharing what you have with friends. Ages 0-8

Sun, Dec 18, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Mon, Dec 19, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Don't spend money on more wrapping paper! Create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. Get a kit at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch beginning December 1.

Mon, Dec 19, 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. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Mon, Dec 19, 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, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Board Room
Regular meeting of the Alexandria Library Board. The meeting will take place in the Ilka K. Dickman Board Room in Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library.

Mon, Dec 19, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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, Dec 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
New venue Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Board meeting of the Friends of Duncan Library (FODL)