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Fidget Quilting

2020-01-28 19:00:00 2020-01-28 20:30:00 America/New_York Fidget Quilting Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Tuesday, January 28
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-01-28 19:00:00 2020-01-28 20:30:00 America/New_York Fidget Quilting Learn about fidget quilts and activity mats and the benefits they offer Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Learn about fidget quilts and activity mats and the benefits they offer Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

We'll have examples and supplies for you to start working on one of your own. Ages 16 and up.

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker |

TAGS: | quilting | dementia | alzheimer's |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Sep 28 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Sep 29 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Sep 30 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 01 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Oct 02 Closed
Sat, Oct 03 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 04 Closed

About the library

Parking: The library has a large parking lot with 175 spaces.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: King Street Station (Yellow & Blue Lines 3.2 miles); Van Dorn Station (Blue Line 2.1 miles)
  • Metrobus: 8Z, 29K, 29N, 21A, 25B
  • DASH Bus: AT7, AT8

Upcoming events

Thu, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
On October 6, 2020 the Alexandria Library’s RB Digital eBooks and eAudiobooks will be transferred over to Overdrive & Libby. Register

Thu, Oct 01, 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

Thu, Oct 01, 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.Register

Thu, Oct 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet group! Register

Thu, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
The Alexandria Library is hosting a Virtual Banned Books Read-Out on Zoom!

Thu, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual discussion of the following two stories: "Babylon Revisited" by F. Scott Fitzgerald and "Spiderweb" by Mariana Enriquez.Register

Thu, Oct 01, 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, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes. Registration required.Register

Fri, Oct 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Cesar Carbajal, a third-generation popotillo artisan, will discuss and demonstrate the Mexican straw painting tradition. Register

Sat, Oct 03, 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, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English? Register

Mon, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Mon, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Please join us for a virtual discussion of "Sabrina and Corina" by Kali Fajardo-Anstine. Register

Tue, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
October is National Family History Month! Join us to review Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest and the Washington Post Historical Newspapers digital services. Register

Tue, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 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, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Tue, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:45am
Virtual
This conversation class is for all levels, but will cater particularly toward beginners. Intermediate students will be broken off into a separate group to read a current event and discuss. Register

Wed, Oct 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about things we can see from our windows. Designed for ages 2 to 4, but anyone can join!Register

Wed, Oct 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Yoga+Great Picture Books= Storytime Fun!Register

Wed, Oct 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
The Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. All are welcome! Register

Wed, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
Join us to practice your English language skills with others in an informal environment! Register

Wed, Oct 07, 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

Thu, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Value Line is an online database that gives investors and market researchers access to professional quality data and research tools. Register

Thu, Oct 08, 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

Thu, Oct 08, 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.Register

Thu, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual edition of our monthly Mystery Book Club. Register

Thu, Oct 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet group! Register

Thu, Oct 08, 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