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TEENS

Mon, Jul 22, 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 class.

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Face-off against friends or family while playing our wide selection of board games and card games! All ages with adult.

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, they embroidered constellations on fabric. Join us to recreate these traditions in celebration of 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Ages 13+.

Wed, Jul 24, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Attend a brief presentation about how to be safe on the Internet.

Thu, Jul 25, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
For ages 11-14 Join an in depth and lively book discussion this summer! Please Register online and pick up a copy of the first title prior to the meeting at the Duncan Branch beginning June 17th.

Fri, Jul 26, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us every other Friday for a game day for teens & tweens. We have board games, video games, and other fun gadgets to play with. Ages 11-19.

Fri, Jul 26, 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 class.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
About to take the SAT? Come take a practice exam to see what it’s like! Ages 13-18.Register

Sat, Jul 27, 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.

Sun, Jul 28, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Alexandria Library will celebrate 225 years with a Living History performance of Frederick Douglass and a legislative proclamation supporting our history. Birthday cake will be served! All ages.

Mon, Jul 29, 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 class.

Mon, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a talk with Dr. Atticus Stovall of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center about the cutting edge laser technology being used to map the world's forests in three-dimensions.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Every other Tuesday, Beatley Central Library will pop up video games for teens to play. Join us to play some of the fun new games on X-box. Ages 13-19.

Tue, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Use your imagination and our supplies to make projects about science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Ages 8-14.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Learn Internet safety tips to keep yourself protected.

Thu, Aug 01, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
For ages 11-14 Join an in depth and lively book discussion this summer! Please Register online and pick up a copy of the first title prior to the meeting at the Duncan Branch beginning June 17th.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 4:10pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a screening of the 2018 Best Picture Film "Green Book".

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Daughter of the Pirate King Series

History Is All You Left Me

The Nowhere Girls

 

Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

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MOVIES

 

The Mask You Live In

All this Panic - Teenage Girls Coming of Age in Brooklyn

Adventures In Public School

 

Play Credits: 4 per month Checkout Period: 72 hours per play credit

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DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

ESPN The Magazine

PC Gamer

Popular Mechanics

 

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MUSIC

 

Goal! A World Cup Playlist

 Summer Wave

Due East: K-Pop & J-Pop All-Stars

 

Download Limit: 5 per week  Streaming Limit: 3 hours per day

Freegal Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

HOMEWORK HELP

A TO Z WORLD FOOD 
A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT 
Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
An online resource with easy to use and easy to find trusted information.

EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE  
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER 
Access to carefully compiled medical reference materials.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION 
Information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

NOVELIST  
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

PROQUEST RESEARCH COMPANION 
Helps to teach more effective ways to find, evaluate, and use information.

TODAY’S SCIENCE 
Includes tips for writing research papers and a guide to putting together a science fair project.

 

Requires single sign-on to access from home.         MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>

 

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