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HackLab (for ages 8-12)

a time to explore the world of computer programming

2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York HackLab (for ages 8-12) HackLab provides a meeting space for coding in a community and encourages problem solving through various activities. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room

Thursday, October 06
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-06 18:30:00 2022-10-06 19:30:00 America/New_York HackLab (for ages 8-12) HackLab provides a meeting space for coding in a community and encourages problem solving through various activities. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room

HackLab provides a meeting space for coding in a community and encourages problem solving through various activities.

Aspiring tween computer programmers are welcome to work on a hands-on coding project or try out different programming technologies. Some experience recommended but not required. This program will be in-person and indoors. Space is limited. This program is for ages 8-12.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Technology | STEM/STEAM | Children |

TAGS: | Tweens | in person | Coding | #STEM | #STEAM |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Nov 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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: 29K/N, 21C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 32

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

Upcoming Events

Thu, Nov 30, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Thu, Nov 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Small Conference Room
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Fri, Dec 01, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sat, Dec 02, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Grand Gaming Melee: The Alexandria-Arlington Regional Gaming Group (AARGGH) invites you to play dice games, card games, tile games, and just about any other kind of tabletop game. Register

Sun, Dec 03, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sun, Dec 03, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Small Conference Room
This is a twice-monthly forum for writers to network, share moral support, and offer constructive criticism. Meets first and third Sundays. All are welcome!

Mon, Dec 04, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Mon, Dec 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, music and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Canceled
Mon, Dec 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Tue, Dec 05, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Dec 05, 11:00am - 11:45am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured, outdoor playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tue, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Pump up your heart beat while dancing and having fun!

Wed, Dec 06, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Wed, Dec 06, 10:15am - 11:00am
Large Meeting Room
Looking for a baby storytime and a chance to talk to other grown-ups with young children? Then join us for Tummy Time! This storytime/playtime program is for ages 0-12 months.

Wed, Dec 06, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Join us for stories and songs fit for active, growing little ones! This program is for ages 1-2.

Wed, Dec 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Story Room
Do you want to practice reading aloud? Do you like dogs? Sign up for a 15-minute reading slot to read to a dog by calling (703) 746-1753 or by stopping by Beatley's Children's Desk. Ages 6-12.

Wed, Dec 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Award-winning and Best-selling cartoonist Jorge Cham engages kids and families with the wonders of the Universe in this fun and fact-filled event that is both creative and hilarious. All ages.

Thu, Dec 07, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Thu, Dec 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Dec 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Make a festive pie garland to help you celebrate the winter holidays. All supplies provided. Registration is required. Ages 16 and up. Meet at the reference desk.

Thu, Dec 07, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters. Click on the event title for more info!

Fri, Dec 08, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sat, Dec 09, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Pump up your heart beat while dancing and having fun!

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Sun, Dec 10, All day
We are collecting handmade or store bought scarves, hats and mittens.

Sun, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters. Click on the event title for more info!