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2019-11-22 10:15:00 2019-11-22 11:30:00 America/New_York Avoid Online Scams Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

Friday, November 22
10:15am - 11:30am

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Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

gschuler@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1704
Fax: 703.746.1775

Hours
Mon, Sep 14 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Sep 15 Closed
Wed, Sep 16 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Sep 17 Closed
Fri, Sep 18 Closed
Sat, Sep 19 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 20 Closed

About the library

Parking: The library has a parking lot.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue 3.3 miles)
  • Metrobus: 8W, 25B, 28A
  • DASH Bus: AT2, AT5

Upcoming events

Sat, Sep 19, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Sat, Sep 19, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Sat, Sep 19, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Sun, Sep 20, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Sun, Sep 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Many people have started reading books on the subject of race in the United States. This club aims to unite individuals to discuss these works and the themes they contain. This club is for all people.Register

Mon, Sep 21, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Mon, Sep 21, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Mon, Sep 21, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Mon, Sep 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English? Register

Mon, Sep 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Virtual
Join the US Black Chambers, Inc. and Grow with Google to learn how customers can find your business online. Register

Mon, Sep 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us for the Library Board Meeting, virtually.Register

Mon, Sep 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
One of the first African-American Mount Vernon Research Fellows speaks to her experience and research at Mount Vernon Library. Register

Mon, Sep 21, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Tue, Sep 22, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Tue, Sep 22, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Tue, Sep 22, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Tue, Sep 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual -
Join us on Tuesdays at 10 AM for virtual Stories and Songs!Register

Tue, Sep 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
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, Sep 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Venetta for Virtual Baby Time now on Tuesdays at 11AM! Register

Tue, Sep 22, 11:00am - 11:40am
Virtual
Let's explore the Alphabet, 1 letter at a time with stories, music and more. Recommended for ages 2+Register

Tue, Sep 22, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual -
Join Miss Katie on Zoom for two stories and a craft every Tuesday at 4 PM. Register

Tue, Sep 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join your friends for virtual versions of different popular tabletop games. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Tue, Sep 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
National History Day projects are starting! What's your topic? Have you decided yet? Register

Rescheduled
Tue, Sep 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
New date Tuesday, October 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Learn about buying and selling homes from the process experts.  Valuable for first time buyers or previous home owners.

Tue, Sep 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Discover the impact of slavery on the drafting, ratification, and interpretation of the United States’ Constitution.Register

Tue, Sep 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Have you been following the news about the record low interest rates and the increased interest in home buying? Are you looking to buy a home yourself? Register

Tue, Sep 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Wed, Sep 23, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Wed, Sep 23, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Wed, Sep 23, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Wed, Sep 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about what we can see from our windows. Designed for ages 2 to 4, but anyone can join!Register

Wed, Sep 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Yoga+Great Picture Books= Storytime Fun!Register

Wed, Sep 23, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual -
Middle School Book club is for ages 10+ . We will meet virtually once a week to discuss the assigned book. Register

Wed, Sep 23, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Children’s books can help us open conversations with our kids about challenging topics. Join us during this five-week series as we explore different social justice issues. Registration required.Register

Wed, Sep 23, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Virtual
Join us for a conversation with Lance Collins, Vice President and Executive Director of the new Innovation Campus for Virginia Tech.Register

Wed, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
An unlikely band of information hunters—librarians, archivists, and scholars—came together during World War II, their war effort centered on collecting books and documents.Register

Wed, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Join us for a collection of themed stories to enjoy in your favorite pajamas with your favorite librarians!Register

Wed, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
To celebrate Constitution Week, author David O. Stewart talks with us about his book "The Summer of 1787 : The Men Who Invented the Constitution."Register

Thu, Sep 24, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Thu, Sep 24, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Thu, Sep 24, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Thu, Sep 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual -
Join Miss Katie virtually on Zoom at 10 AM on Thursday mornings for a rocking half hour of toddler time! Please register at least a half hour in advance! Register

Thu, Sep 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of online accounts you have? Learn about digital minimalism and how to declutter digital tools. Register

Thu, Sep 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
A special story time for our local preschools, but all families are welcome to join in. Books that we read count for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.Register

Canceled
Thu, Sep 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required. Miss Christian will greet each child by name, so please register using your child's name.

Thu, Sep 24, All day
Virtual
Miss Christian and special guest Miss Patricia read stories and sing songs in both Spanish and English! Registration required. Ages 0-5.Register

Thu, Sep 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet group! Register

Thu, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us for a death-themed virtual book club and discussion!Register

Thu, Sep 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories. Come with ideas for other games we can play! Bring a craft to work on while we meet. Ages 8-18.Register

Fri, Sep 25, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Fri, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes. Registration required. Register

Fri, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Ms. Katie will read excerpts from several commonly-challenged young adult books for Banned Books Month. This read out will heavily feature titles concerning Equality, Social Justice, Race & Sexuality.Register

Sat, Sep 26, All day
Virtual
Celebrate Banned Books Week by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 5-18. Registration required.Register

Sat, Sep 26, All day
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Swing by Beatley Central Library anytime between September 15 and October 15 to pick up a bag of craft supplies celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Ages 6-12.

Sat, Sep 26, All day
Virtual
A monthly program that features a story, a craft and a baking project inspired by a different American Girl™ character. Discover what life in Alexandria was like in Maryellen's™ era this September!

Sat, Sep 26, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Learn a few tricks to brighten your fall table!Register