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Duncan Book Group

"Magnificent Rebels" by Andrea Wulf

2023-04-19 19:00:00 2023-04-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Duncan Book Group The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library -

Wednesday, April 19
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-19 19:00:00 2023-04-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Duncan Book Group The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library -

The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

This month we will be discussing "Magnificent Rebels" by Andrea Wulf

A zoom account is not required to join, but a microphone is! Most mobile devices have microphones installed. If you're using a desktop, most webcams also have microphones built in.

If you have questions, you can reach out to Brack at bstovall@alexlibraryva.org and he can help you get set up. Registration for this event is required. 

Registration is required. After registering, you will be e-mailed the link to join this Zoom meeting. 

Andrea Wulf and Kirsty Lang on Magnificent Rebels

Andrea Wulf shares 5 key insights from Magnificent Rebels on NextBigIdeaClub
The May discussion is "Horse" by Geraldine Brooks

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Quest | Book Discussion Groups |

TAGS: | books | book group | book discussion | book club |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

bstovall@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
We're closed Monday May 29 due to Memorial Day
Mon, May 29 Closed
(Memorial Day)
Tue, May 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 31 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 01 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 03 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 04 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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
  • DASH Bus: 33

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Enjoy the bright sunshine on your way to Stories and Songs! Fingerplay, singing and storytelling. Ages 0-5

Tue, May 30, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Enjoy the bright sunshine on your way to Stories and Songs! Fingerplay, singing and storytelling. Ages 0-5

Tue, May 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
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, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Pick up your copy of our mystery choice from the Duncan Children's Desk beginning April 18th. Grades 3-7

Wed, May 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Watch the selected films at your leisure, and join the Friends of Duncan Library Film Club on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss over a virtual platform.Register

Thu, Jun 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
The Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. All are welcome! Register

Thu, Jun 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
A dedicated hour to share and critique each other's creative work
This event is full

Sat, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema is back and rising from the ashes, join us and view the less commercially targeted fare

Sun, Jun 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Area
Join us for a weekend storytime given by Courtney Pippin-Mathur, local author of "Dragons Rule, Princesses Drool", "Maya was Grumpy", and "Happy Diwali!" Ages 0-12

Mon, Jun 05, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Does your 1st-6th grader love dogs? We have 3; 15 minute slots from 5:30-6:30PM, these dogs love to listen to all kinds of books even ones about cats. Come read with us! Please call to register.

Tue, Jun 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Enjoy a prideful Storytime with us this week. Featuring unicorns and everything that celebrates taking pride in yourself!

Wed, Jun 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, & sensory processing disorders. Join us for a half hour of Sensory Story Time, followed by a half hour of free play. Ages 3-12.

Wed, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Monthly Meditation, lead by our Friends at Yoga in Daily Life, is a free one-hour meditation class open to everyone.Register

Wed, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Children's Area
Join us on summer evenings in the Children's Area for the best bedtime stories. Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite friend to snuggle with while you listen. Ages 3+ with caregiver.

Thu, Jun 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 08, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Fri, Jun 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Lego Competition heats up this summer! Attendees will be put on a team and given a prompt with 1 hour to complete their build! Our esteemed judges will evaluate and choose a winning team. Ages 6- 12.