May Highlights



Brain games for seniors
posted on May 21, 2018

Come exercise your mind with word, math, and logic puzzles plus a small selection of board games. (Burke Branch)



Origami wtih Pat Gilman
posted on May 21, 2018

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month and learn the art of paper folding with Pat Gilman.  (Beatley Central)



IM Pei and the art of geometry
posted on May 15, 2018

From the National Gallery of Art looks at the museum's design and the geometric components that went into it's creation.  (Barrett Branch)



Dog training 101
posted on May 15, 2018

Join us for an introduction to Dog Training class where the the basics of dog training, modern dog training methods, and how to communicate with Man's Best Friend are taught. (Duncan Branch)



China in my eyes: photography exhibit
posted on May 14, 2018

The exhibit offers a window into life in China today. (Barrett Branch)



Saturday stories
posted on May 14, 2018

Stories, songs, movement, and lots of fun for the whole family! (Beatley Central)



Low Vision Resource Group
posted on May 14, 2018

Join us to learn about astronomy for people with low or no vision with Jenns Robertson (Beatley Central)



Global Accessibility Awareness Day
posted on May 14, 2018

May 17 is the Global Accessibility Awarness Day.



Japan in a suitcase
posted on May 10, 2018

Learn more about Japanese heritage and culture through the Japan in a Suitcase program from the Japan-America Society of Washington DC. School Age. (Duncan Branch)



The Climate Reality Project presents: Climate Change
posted on May 8, 2018

Clare Jayne, a member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, presents on Climate Change in honor of Earth Day. (Duncan Branch)



House of math: How's your foundation?
posted on May 8, 2018

Volunteer Nova Muhlenberg-Bonnett will cover the foundations of math that will help you succeed in your studies in mathematics and in everyday life.  (Barrett Branch)



National Parks Service presents Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage
posted on May 2, 2018

The history and role of Asian and Pacific Islanders during the Civil War Era. (Duncan Branch)



Author talk with Jonathan McClure
posted on May 2, 2018

Join local author, Jonathan "J.G." McClure, as he talks about his new book of poety, "The Fire Lit & Nearing." (Beatley Central)



Peter McCory - The One Man Band
posted on May 1, 2018

Sing and dance along with Peter McCory, the amazing one man band. (Burke Branch)



Walking tour of Jewish Alexandria
posted on April 27, 2018

Tour given by Mark Livingston of the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington. (Local History)



Local History and Special Collections tour
posted on April 27, 2018

Come learn about the importance of Alexandria in Virginia history and about resources available for researching your ancestors or home. (Local History)



STEM class with author Terry Jennings
posted on April 27, 2018

Join Terry Catasús Jennings, author of Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos and Sounds of the Savanna, for a special class! (Beatley Central)


Moana sing-a-long
posted on April 27, 2018

Join us in a Moana Sing-a-Long. We'll watch the movie and sing! School age children (Duncan Branch)



Practice your English
posted on April 27, 2018

Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. (Burke Branch)