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Stories & Songs

2019-12-17 11:30:00 2019-12-17 12:00:00 America/New_York Stories & Songs James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

Tuesday, December 17
11:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-12-17 11:30:00 2019-12-17 12:00:00 America/New_York Stories & Songs A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.  James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Please join us for Stories & Songs at either 10 AM, 10:45 AM, 11:30 AM. This program is for 1 to 4 year olds with a care giver. Space is limited to the first 74 participants.

School groups should call 703-746-1783 to schedule separate class visits.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | stortyime |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

bstovall@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
Mon, Jan 27 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jan 28 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jan 29 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 30 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jan 31 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: There is a small lot with 9 spaces.  On street parking is available.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1.3 miles) and King Street Stations (1.5 miles)
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E
  • DASH Bus: AT10

Upcoming events

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 11:55am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Tue, Jan 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Two-year-olds enjoy stories, music, movement, and a coloring sheet to practice fine motor skills. Ages 24-35 months with adult.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Today we'll have special visitors -- our local firefighters and their fire engine!* A half-hour program followed by 20 minutes of free play. Ages 1 to 4 with an adult.

Tue, Jan 28, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Tue, Jan 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Tue, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
We are all creative but we may not recognize the creativity within us. Register

Tue, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Join us on select Tuesday evenings to explore new gadgets, virtual reality apps, ereaders, tablets, smart home devices and more.

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn about fidget quilts and activity mats and the benefits they offer Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join Beatley Central's tween book club! No assigned book; pick one YOU want to read that relates to the genre and share your thoughts. 4th-9th grades.

Wed, Jan 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Storytime with your little one in mind. We'll read a story, sing songs, and do some finger plays. Half-hour storytime with free play after. Ages birth to 18 months with an adult.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Wed, Jan 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Babies and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Ages 0-11 months with adult.

Wed, Jan 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Start off the New Year with a discussion of an incredible memoir about journalism and American politics.

Wed, Jan 29, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.

Wed, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters.

Wed, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Bring the whole family for an evening of creative play with Legos. Just bring your imaginations, we have loads of Legos and Duplos! All ages.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:10am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and music just for one and two-year-olds. Ages 12-35 months with an adult.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.  

Thu, Jan 30, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Thu, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 3:55pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 4:55pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Simple STEAM activities AND some yoga fun. Ages 5+

Thu, Jan 30, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Thu, Jan 30, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Little family adopts a young mouse named Stuart, who struggles to fit in with big brother George and Snowbell, the family cat. This comedy is based on E.B. White's classic children's book.

Thu, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Join us in the Children's area. Ages 8-18.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Before you explore the world, see what website and travel apps are available to help you plan your next trip!

Fri, Jan 31, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Fri, Jan 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Join us every fourth Friday of the month for interactive yoga/music activities for babies ages 6 weeks to 11 months and their grownups.

Fri, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Sat, Feb 01, 10:30am - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beatley is 20 in '20!!

Sat, Feb 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Local History/Special Collections - Sprouse Rare Book Room
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Sat, Feb 01, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English?

Sat, Feb 01, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages. Children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema screens lesser known films you may have missed in theaters! Join them for foreign films, strange documentaries, and fascinating dramas.

Sat, Feb 01, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Learn how to make marshmallow fondant and work it into 2D and 3D shapes. All supplies provided. Registration preferred. Ages 12- 18.

Rescheduled
Sun, Feb 02, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Sunday, February 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org for info about this month's selection or to join our email list.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:30am - 11:15am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Mon, Feb 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Let's read some books, dance and play. The program includes a half-hour story time and 20 minutes of free play. Ages 12 to 24 months with an adult.

Mon, Feb 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Mon, Feb 03, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Mon, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required. 

Mon, Feb 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Do you like to sing and have fun with music? Join us as we share old favorite songs, experiment with new ones, and learn music basics. Ages 5 to 8 only.

Mon, Feb 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Monday.

Mon, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn how to use the Library’s subscription to Ancestry to research your family history.

Mon, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY AND TIME! Class will be meeting on Monday evenings from 7-8 PM in the Story Room on the first floor.

Mon, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Told completely through media clips, author David Shield's documentary about NFL running back Marshawn Lynch broaches the repressive relationship between professional sports and Black male athletes.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Tue, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Two-year-olds enjoy stories, music, movement, and a coloring sheet to practice fine motor skills. Ages 24-35 months with adult.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Ms. Eli for a bilingual story time! It's all about books, songs and play in Spanish and English! You do not need to know Spanish. Ages 1 to 4 with an adult.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:00am - 11:45am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Favorite children's books are retold with yoga. This program is for ages 2+, though younger siblings can come too.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Local primary care physician, Dr. Ken Zweig discusses ways to practice positive thinking, modify your behavior and set achievable goals, in order to live a healthier, happier life.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6.

Tue, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of choice.

Tue, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Do you love to read YA books? Join us for our Forever YA Book Club meeting. For this meeting prepare to talk about a Young Adult book you read during 2019 that you liked and one that you didn’t like.

Tue, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Registration is requested for this free class from the VA Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners Arlington/Alexandria program at MGNV.org. Register