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Resilient Community Idea Swap

World Localization Day!

2024-06-22 00:00:00 2024-06-22 23:59:00 America/New_York Resilient Community Idea Swap From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too! Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library -

Saturday, June 22
All day

Add to Calendar 2024-06-22 00:00:00 2024-06-22 23:59:00 America/New_York Resilient Community Idea Swap From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too! Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library -

From Thursday to Saturday, stop into the Barrett Branch to add your sustainable, zero-waste, community-building idea to our wall of ideas. Check out and jot down what others share too!

Have a nifty way to prevent plastic waste? Are you implementing a sustainability practice at work that has been a hit? Is there a need being met that is strengthening your neighborhood? Do you know of a small business that's creating positive change?

Please share your ideas, actions, and dreams that are and can make our community more resilient. The more local, the better!  

If you'd like to see all of the ideas shared at the end, register with an email address.  

World Localization Day!

World Localization Day is an annual celebration convened by the international NGO Local Futures. On June 21 and throughout the month of June, Local Futures and an array of amazing Global Partners host in-person and online events to highlight localization as a strategy for change. And not least, to celebrate the many efforts and initiatives that foster ecological economies, thriving communities and healthy local food systems.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Sustainability |

TAGS: | Sustainability | Resiliency | Environment | Community | Climate Change |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Jul 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 09 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 12 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 13 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 14 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jul 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8

Mon, Jul 15, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Second Floor
Rick Galliher, president of the Virginia Bottle Bill Organization, will give a presentation on how a bottle deposit system works and the benefits to both communities and wildlife.

Tue, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Join Miss Lisa for songs, games, movement activities and more fun that's just right for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Second Floor
Teens, ages 12-18, will develop an emergency plan for a zombie invasion of Alexandria.

Tue, Jul 16, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Science right before your eyes! Ages 6+

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:45am
Outdoors
It's time to play on the lawn outside the Children's Room. Ages 2+

Sat, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Come play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.
This event is full

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 13-18.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Lisa for songs, games, movement activities and more fun that's just right for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
Baby Artsplay Artist Kofi Dennis leads Baby and Toddler Time today!

Tue, Jul 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
What will Drew have "up his sleeve" today? Magic for ages 6+