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The Spitfire Club

Rising 4th Grade - Rising 6th Grade

2022-08-11 16:30:00 2022-08-11 17:30:00 America/New_York The Spitfire Club Nurturing each girl's love of reading, love of self, and love for girls across all communities. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Thursday, August 11
4:30pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-11 16:30:00 2022-08-11 17:30:00 America/New_York The Spitfire Club Nurturing each girl's love of reading, love of self, and love for girls across all communities. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Nurturing each girl's love of reading, love of self, and love for girls across all communities.

Spitfire Club is back at Duncan Library for a special Summer session!! 

All meetings will be first come first serve until we are full. No signups or previous participation is necessary. 

What is Spitfire?!?

The Spitfire Club is an extracurricular book club built around a collection of children's literature featuring strong, diverse, female protagonists. By creating demand for and building an inclusive community around diverse girl-positive books, The Spitfire Club enhances literacy and social-emotional skills, nurturing each Spitfire's love of reading, love of self, and love for Spitfires across all communities. Read more about the Spitfire Club here: https://www.thespitfireclub.org/  

Wednesdays meetings will be for Rising 1st Grade - Rising 3rd Grade. 

Thursdays meetings will be for Rising 4th Grade - Rising 6th Grade. 

AGE GROUP: | Children | Ages 6-12 |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | Spitfire | book club |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

kpayne@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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
  • DASH Bus: 33

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Jun 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Rhythmaya is a professional contemporary dance performance group dedicated to bringing South Asian dance traditions alive throughout our global community. All ages.

Tue, Jun 25, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Introducing the community to D&D through introductory sessions, one-shots, and campaigns. Email Dungeon Master Josstin at jgogue@alexlibraryva.org if you're interested in joining. Ages 12-18

Wed, Jun 26, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Spitfire club, Summer Session. Changing the world, one book at a time! Kindergarten - 3rd Grade.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
T'is the season for fresh berries and reads! Join us for a beginner friendly craft with minimal sewing - for Teens and Adults

Wed, Jun 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join our ONLINE book club that meets in the evening, every third Wednesday of the month, to discuss a book chosen by one of the members!

Thu, Jun 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Take a bite out of summer fun with Mr. Josstin at Toddler Rock N' Read. Great for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Take a bite out of summer fun with Mr. Josstin at Toddler Rock N' Read. Great for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Fri, Jun 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Explore folktales and dance from all over Africa and beyond.

Sat, Jun 29, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
A young man named Kaspar Hauser suddenly appears in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Wiggle, crawl and clap at Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Wiggle, crawl and clap at Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Mon, Jul 01, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room,Teen Area
Where teens can socialize, strategize and learn tabletop games. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-18

Tue, Jul 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Clap and cheer summer is here for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Jul 02, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Clap and cheer summer is here for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Jul 02, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Introducing the community to D&D through introductory sessions, one-shots, and campaigns. Email Dungeon Master Josstin at jgogue@alexlibraryva.org if you're interested in joining. Ages 12-18

Wed, Jul 03, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Spitfire club, Summer Session. Changing the world, one book at a time! Kindergarten - 3rd Grade.

Wed, Jul 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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