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Mother Goose Time

Activities For Children Ages 12-23 Months

2020-01-29 10:15:00 2020-01-29 10:45:00 America/New_York Mother Goose Time Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Wednesday, January 29
10:15am - 10:45am

Add to Calendar 2020-01-29 10:15:00 2020-01-29 10:45:00 America/New_York Mother Goose Time Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday! Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Are you looking for a library program for your wiggly, active toddler?

Mother Goose Time is just for one year olds, with songs, games, and movement activities, including simple yoga poses. Twelve to twenty three months is a critical time in your child's language, physical and emotional development, so come discover new ways to build skills and have fun together.

No registration required.  Please choose to come either on Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

Please come on time. Latecomers can't be admitted.

Reminder: Mother Goose Time really is just for 1 year olds. If there are older siblings attending programs with the 1 year olds, please bring them all to "Stories to Grow On" instead.

AGE GROUP: | Ages 0-5 |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | toddlers |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Feb 24 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

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, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming events

Wed, Feb 26, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to use Heritage Quest to research your family history.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a gentle storytime just right for your littlest one. We'll sing, read and play together. Twenty-minute program plus 20 minutes of free play. Ages birth to 18 months with an adult.

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 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, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. Free and open to the public. No registration is required; drop-in when you can.

Wed, Feb 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us as we celebrate the opening of Women's History month. We're taking to the stars and talking about the achievements of women in engineering and space!

Wed, Feb 26, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Join us at the library for an in depth book club discussion. For tweens and teens.

Wed, Feb 26, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join a Naturalist from Buddie Ford Nature Center as we explore the animal kingdom through books, activities & games. Each visit will include a live animal from the Nature Center. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories and songs in Duncan's children area every Wednesday night. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears.

Wed, Feb 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
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.

Wed, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Through song, spoken word and music, Liberated Muse Arts Group gives tribute to the legendary genius of master writer Toni Morrison.

Wed, Feb 26, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 10:00am - 1:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Visit with GO Alex team members to learn about transit initiatives in the city. Get updated city bicycle maps and learn about your transit options.

Thu, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Dance to Motown hits that our American Girl™ doll Melody Ellison™ loved! Ages 3+

Thu, Feb 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for a special playtime geared towards children with sensory processing disorders and intellectual and physical disabilities. Ages 2-12 with adult.

Thu, Feb 27, 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, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a screening of "Knight and Day." Rated PG-13.

Thu, Feb 27, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
"Wonder" tells the heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters the fifth grade, going to elementary school for the first time. Rated PG.

Thu, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Fri, Feb 28, 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, Feb 28, 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.

Canceled
Fri, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
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 29, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join the Alexandria Arlington Regional Gaming Group (AARGGH) in a Grand Gaming Melee. Bring games you want to play, or come without games and play what others bring.

Sat, Feb 29, 11:00am - 11:45am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Stories, music, and movement for the entire family. All ages with adult.

Sat, Feb 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Come play with Legos with us on Saturday morning!

Sat, Feb 29, 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 29, 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 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
This seminar will cover the most important financial considerations and strategies for those approaching retirement and current retirees.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us at Duncan to learn how to Salsa! Come alone or with a partner. All skill levels are welcome.

Sat, Feb 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn about the Capital City under the institution slavery and the people who tried to escape this system which will be presented by NPS Ranger Kenya Finley in honor of Black History Month. 

Sun, Mar 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Presented by master flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq. Experience the history of women in jazz through lecture, trivia, and live performance.

Sun, Mar 01, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
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, Mar 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Canceled
Mon, Mar 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
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, Mar 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood's top leading ladies in the 1940s.

Mon, Mar 02, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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, Mar 02, 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, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Get tips on editing images so your photos look their best!

Mon, Mar 02, 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.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 10:45am - 11:15am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 11:30am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 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, Mar 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6.

Tue, Mar 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Board Room
Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of choice.

Tue, Mar 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Microgreens: what are they, why they are so fabulous and how to grow them.Register

Tue, Mar 03, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to code with IT professional Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14.

Wed, Mar 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!

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 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, Mar 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.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. Free and open to the public. No registration is required; drop-in when you can.

Wed, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
This club is for the social enjoyment of the game of Bridge. It is open to all all levels. Beginners welcome.

Wed, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us in celebrating the hero in all of us. MPAA rating: PG; for action and some language. Movie is 96 minutes long.

Wed, Mar 04, 3:45pm - 4:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Join us at the library for an in depth book club discussion. For tweens and teens.

Wed, Mar 04, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math themed storytimes and activities. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Wed, Mar 04, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Friends of Duncan Library present A Year of Great Neo Noir Films.

Wed, Mar 04, 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, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Amanda Ohlke, Director of Adult Education in the Exhibitions and Programs Department of the International Spy Museum, will discuss true stories of daring women spies of World War II.

Wed, Mar 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Flex your creative skills by making a craft to take home! Crafts change for every program. All ages.