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Death Cafe

2022-12-10 15:00:00 2022-12-10 16:30:00 America/New_York Death Cafe Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all topics related to death and dying. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library -

Saturday, December 10
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-12-10 15:00:00 2022-12-10 16:30:00 America/New_York Death Cafe Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all topics related to death and dying. James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library -

Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts and feelings about all topics related to death and dying.

At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives. This Death Cafe will be hosted by Brack Stovall, a librarian at Duncan Branch Library.

Please note: Death Cafes are not meant to act as support groups or grief counseling. 

A zoom account is not required to join, but a microphone is! Most mobile devices have microphones installed. If you're using a desktop, most webcams also have microphones built in. If you have questions, you can reach out to Brack at bstovall@alexlibraryva.org and she can help you get set up. Registration for this event is required. 

You may also want to check out the library's Death Literacy Guide.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event |

TAGS: | Death Literacy | Death Cafe | Death |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

kpayne@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
We're closed Monday February 19 due to George Washington Day
Mon, Feb 19 Closed
(George Washington Day)
Tue, Feb 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 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.

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