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African American Film Series

"Rustin"

2024-07-12 13:00:00 2024-07-12 15:00:00 America/New_York African American Film Series Please join us for a 2023 inspirational film of unsung Civil Rights icon Bayard Rustin. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room

Friday, July 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-12 13:00:00 2024-07-12 15:00:00 America/New_York African American Film Series Please join us for a 2023 inspirational film of unsung Civil Rights icon Bayard Rustin. Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room

Please join us for a 2023 inspirational film of unsung Civil Rights icon Bayard Rustin.

"Rustin"

Bayard Rustin, advisor to Martin Luther King Jr., dedicates his life to the quest for racial equality, human rights and worldwide democracy. However, as an openly gay Black man, he is all but erased from the civil rights movement he helped build. Rated PG-13. 

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

jlambert@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1704
Fax: 703.746.1775
Branch manager
Jherusha Lambert

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

Virginia's Constitution is a traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia to mark the 50th anniversary of the state's current constitution.

Upcoming Events

Sun, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Sun, Jul 14, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Let's celebrate the joy of playing games! Play a wide variety of games, the classics and the new. Bring a friend or make new friends.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
English conversation practice for English language learners.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement for kids ages 0-5 !

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy weekly sessions with other fiber artists. Share your projects and see others. Quilting tutorials will be provided on the first Wednesday of every month. No registration is required.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn basic line dance steps while you workout to Golden Oldies music. This is a great class for beginners. Bring a friend or come alone. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Please join us for the 2024 Sci-Fi Adventure "Dune: Part Two."

Thu, Jul 18, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn and play Riichi Mahjong, a popular tile-based game from Japan.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Canceled
Fri, Jul 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a brief tour of the Burke Branch Library, led by a staff person.

Fri, Jul 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Have fun on Fridays after school, building, making, playing word bingo, and winning prizes! Grades K-5. *Includes slime-making every last Friday of the month!*

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Mon, Jul 22, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Mon, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Room
English conversation practice for English language learners.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, and movement for kids ages 0-5 !

Tue, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
SUPER SMASH your opponents in Super Smash Bros at Burke Branch Library. Ages: 12 – 18.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 8:00pm
Strong Men & Women in Virginia's History is a traveling exhibition honoring African Americans for their contributions to the Commonwealth from the Library of Virginia.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy weekly sessions with other fiber artists. Share your projects and see others. Quilting tutorials will be provided on the first Wednesday of every month. No registration is required.