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TEENS

Tue, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Google Meet
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Wed, Apr 01, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
To end the spring session of stories for the telling book club we are discussing "Ban This Book" by Alan Gratz.

Thu, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Google Meet
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Thu, Apr 02, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

Thu, Apr 02, 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, Apr 02, 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.

Sat, Apr 04, 10:30am - 12:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Renée Adams of Del Ray’s poetry fence invites everyone to walk Mt. Vernon Ave. to read the poems outside over 30 businesses that Renée “poem-bombed” for April, poetry month.

Canceled
Sat, Apr 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
“Prepare to Perform!” is a workshop facilitated by Poet Laureate of Alexandria, Virginia, KaNikki Jakarta.

Mon, Apr 06, 4:45pm - 5:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Recycled book crafting never looked so inspiring!

Tue, Apr 07, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to code with IT professional Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14.

Canceled
Wed, Apr 08, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
About to take the SAT? Come take a practice exam to see what it’s like! Ages 13-18.

Wed, Apr 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Alexandria author Serena Wills discusses her poetry and non-fiction. Plus she will provide valuable tips on getting your works published.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us in celebration of All Alexandria Reads's teen book: Suggested Reading by Dave Connis. We will be re-purposing discarded books and making them into poetry and visual art. Ages 11-18.

Thu, Apr 09, 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, Apr 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn which plants will attract and fill the needs of our native pollinators even if your garden space is limited to a small yard, a patio, or a balcony. Register

Thu, Apr 09, 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.


 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Let Me Hear a Rhyme

Watch Us Rise

Animales fantásticos

Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

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MOVIES

 

The Girls in the Band

Maidentrip - A Teen's Solo Voyage Around the World

Once I Was a Beehive

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

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DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

Car and Driver

National Geographic

Popular Science

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

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MUSIC

 

A Chill Weekend

Queens Hip Hop

Big Mood

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

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A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
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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 
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