December Highlights

 

  

Noon Year's Eve
posted on December 27, 2017

Start your First Night at Barrett! Our fourth annual bash includes performances by "Oh Susannah" and "The Great Zucchini"and join in at 11:55 AM for a countdown to "Noon Year" with music & a balloon drop! (Barrett Branch)

 

  

Christmas Holiday
posted on December 15, 2017

All Alexandria Libraries will be closed for Christmas Holiday on Sunday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 26. 

 

  

Teen Winter Writing Contest
posted on December 15, 2017

This contest is a 'free write" contest, where you can write anything from poetry to short stories. 

 

  

Healthy food demo
posted on December 12, 2017

Join Madison Reeder, a Registered Dietitian from InovaCares for Seniors™ PACE® Program, who will be doing themed cooking demos for seniors to promote healthy nutrition.(Beatley Central)

 

  

Winter Reading program
posted on December 15, 2017

The program begins December 18. Enroll through Beanstack or pick up a paper log at any Alexandria Library.

 

  

Healthy food demo
posted on December 12, 2017

Join Madison Reeder, a Registered Dietitian from InovaCares for Seniors™ PACE® Program, who will be doing themed cooking demos for seniors to promote healthy nutrition.(Beatley Central)

 

  

Sense it! Family challenge
posted on December 12, 2017

Learn about sensors and physics with your whole family! Using the Physics Toolbox app. (Beatley Central)

 

  

Holiday Music Program (LVRG)
posted on December 11, 2017

Come and celebrate holiday music program, parking and refreshments! (Beatley Central)

 

  

Duncan Holiday Open House
posted on December 11, 2017

Celebrate the holidays at Duncan library with food, fun, and entertainment. (Duncan Branch)

 

  

Holiday craft night with Handcraft Tuesday
posted on December 8, 2017

Celebrate the season and join us to make handcrafted ornaments and garlands. (Beatley Central)

 

  

Murder in the afternoon
posted on December 8, 2017

Celebrate your love of mysteries by joining us for an afternoon of murder and mayhem! Mystery writers Donna Andrews, Lane Stone and Sherry Harris will be discussing their latest mysteries.(Burke Branch)

 

  

Healthy holiday habits--Free Yoga
posted on December 7, 2017

Learn about nutrition and how to balance holiday indulgence with a healthy lifestyle, and then enjoy a free Yoga and Mindfulness class. (Duncan Branch)

 

  

Buying a home
posted on December 7, 2017

Learn how to shop for a home and be successful in the competitive metro Washington, DC, area market. You will learn how to use online sources and other resources to streamline the search for your new home. (Burke Branch)

 

  

Youth Winter Reading
posted on December 6, 2017

Kids can either log books read or read to them or complete an early literacy activity sheet for a surprise. 

 

  

Recyled wrapping
posted on December 5, 2017

Don't spend money on more holiday paper! With reused newspapers create beautifully wrapped gifts that will marvel your loved ones and spare the Earth. (Barrett Branch)

 

 

Family Storytime
posted on December 5, 2017

Come by to read stories and sing songs in the children's room! (Duncan Branch)

 

 

Jane Austen birthday month extravaganza
posted on December 4, 2017

Celebrate Jane Austen's birthday all month long! Throughout December, we'll be showing a variety of Jane Austen movie adaptations.  (Beatley Central)

 

 

Winter Wonderland crafts 
posted on December 4, 2017

Make crafts to warm up a bleak winter window! (Burke Branch)

 

 

Kids winter crafting
posted on December 1, 2017

We will be making winter-themed crafts to get us in a festive mood! All supplies provided.(Duncan Branch)

 

 

Code Club
posted on December 1, 2017

Tweens and teens will learn the basics of coding through fun hands-on projects that focus on creating. (Beatley Central)

 

 

Through the gray
posted on November 27, 2017

Come and learn alternative health techniques that can be used to ease sluggishness, irritability and depression brought on by seasonal changes.(Barrett Branch)

 

 

 

Selling a home
posted on November 27, 2017

Learn how to make your house stand out from the others on the market and techniques for how to negotiate and get the best price for your home. (Burke Branch)

 

 

Author talk with Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
posted on November 27, 2017

Come listen to local author Paula Tarnapol Whitacre talk about her recent book, A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time. (Burke Branch)

  

 

Barrett Booksale
posted on November 27, 2017

The Barrett Branch is having a Winter book sale from 10 am - 4 pm. Buy good quality used books, DVDs and CDs and support the Friends of the Barrett Branch Library.(Barrett Branch)