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Virtual Events & Videos

While the library is in phase two of the reopening plan, all of our events and programs will still be online. 

Virtual Events
Sat, Jan 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn about online collections from museums, archives, and libraries around the world.Register

Sat, Jan 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts, feelings about all manner death and dying. Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about the four most popular resume styles. Understand which style is best suited for the job you want. Then learn how to take advantage of library resources to create those resumes.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Stories and Songs
Join Miss Venetta for songs, rhymes and a new story every week! Perfect for toddlers, big and little siblings!Register

Tue, Jan 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Jan 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Play time with your youngest ones. Fingerplay, stories and plenty of songs! Get moving and grooving with your little ones! Register

Tue, Jan 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
This winter and spring, practice the letters N-Z with fun learning activities.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 7:00pm-8:15pm.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.Register

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 10:30am - 11:45am
This conversation class is for all levels, but will cater particularly toward beginners. Intermediate students will be broken off into a separate group to read a current event and discuss.

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about things we can see outside. Designed for ages 1 to 3, but anyone can join!

Canceled
Wed, Jan 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join Miss Kayla and Miss Katie for cozy bedtime stories. Explore a new theme each week!

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join Miss Katie for singing, dancing, and to hear new story books!Register

Thu, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join Miss Lisa and "Ally Gator" for an interactive story hour for preschoolers and their siblings.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a virtual discussion of Bill Bryson's "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail."Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Have fun with Miss Amy and Miss Amanda as we flex our STEAM skills! Each week, hear a story, then follow along with a science-related activity using a few simple supplies from around the house. Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dr. Robert Ehrlich, professor of physics at George Mason University, will examine the options for renewable energy.

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a virtual meeting the third Thursday of each month! Register

Fri, Jan 22, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Fri, Jan 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.Register

Fri, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Sat, Jan 23, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Sat, Jan 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join an online cooking class straight to your own kitchen!Register

Sun, Jan 24, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Mon, Jan 25, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Mon, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English? Register

Mon, Jan 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Register

Mon, Jan 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Author Laura Zigman also wrote "Animal Husbandry," "Dating Big Bird," "Piece of Work," and "Her." She lives near Boston with her husband, son, and Sheltie.Register

Tue, Jan 26, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Tue, Jan 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Stories and Songs
Join Miss Venetta for songs, rhymes and a new story every week! Perfect for toddlers, big and little siblings!Register

Tue, Jan 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Jan 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Play time with your youngest ones. Fingerplay, stories and plenty of songs! Get moving and grooving with your little ones! Register

Tue, Jan 26, 11:00am - 11:45am
This winter and spring, practice the letters N-Z with fun learning activities.Register

Tue, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The “We Are Board(Game) Club” is back! Gather your friends to play virtual pictionary. Have some dice nearby -- what you draw will depend on your roll. Register

Tue, Jan 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Get help planning for a money-wise year with a certified financial counselor. Register

Wed, Jan 27, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Wed, Jan 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
It's time to file your taxes, do you know where to start?Register

Wed, Jan 27, 10:30am - 11:45am
This conversation class is for all levels, but will cater particularly toward beginners. Intermediate students will be broken off into a separate group to read a current event and discuss.

Wed, Jan 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about things we can see outside. Designed for ages 1 to 3, but anyone can join!Register

Wed, Jan 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Welcome to Scribble Book Club! While we aren't scribbling on the books, but we are meeting on Zoom twice a month to talk about a new story each month! Register

Wed, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities! This program is geared toward ages 3-5, but children of all ages are welcome to participate.Register

Wed, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join Miss Kayla and Miss Katie for cozy bedtime stories. Explore a new theme each week! Register

Thu, Jan 28, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join Miss Katie for singing, dancing, and to hear new story books!Register

Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join Miss Lisa and "Ally Gator" for an interactive story hour for preschoolers and their siblings.Register

Thu, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Have fun with Miss Amy and Miss Amanda as we flex our STEAM skills! Each week, hear a story, then follow along with a science-related activity using a few simple supplies from around the house. Register

Fri, Jan 29, All day
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Fri, Jan 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.Register

Fri, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Fri, Jan 29, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Start the New Year right with a resolution to reduce stress by joining us for a guided program through meditation and yoga. Register


 

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ONLINE RESOURCES

• Checkout an eBook or eAudiobook from Overdrive/Libby. Just getting started? Use the eBook Guide.

Read a magazine using RBdigital, a free service that offers full digital copies of your favorite magazines to view on a computer or mobile device.

Search databases for articles and information for you or your students.

• Use Heritage Quest from home to work on that genealogy project you've been putting off.

• Expand your music collection by downloading music from Freegal. You can also stream up to 3 hours of music each day.

• Ask a librarian a question via email or request a Book Match if you need some suggestions on what to read.

• Learn a new language with Mango or Rocket Languages.

Take an online class to learn something new!

• You can build your resume and get career help with Peterson's Career Prep.

• Grow your Google skills with Grow with Google classes online.

• Use the Gardening and Horticulture database to get information for planting your garden.

• Cook up some new recipes from the AtoZ World Food database.

• Kids need something to do? Check out this list of free, online resources curated by our Youth Services Librarians.

• Trying to search for grants from home? You can access Candid’s Foundation Directory Online with this link.

• Have questions about any of the digital services? Email the Digital Services Librarian.

 

Last Updated:  December 2020