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Yarn Storm

2022-11-29 00:00:00 2022-11-29 23:59:00 America/New_York Yarn Storm Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library -

Tuesday, November 29
All day

Add to Calendar 2022-11-29 00:00:00 2022-11-29 23:59:00 America/New_York Yarn Storm Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library -

Help keep someone warm this winter. We are collecting hand-made or store-bought hats, scarves and mittens. All items donated will benefit Alexandria's Community Lodgings.

Items can be dropped off at the Information Desk at Beatley Central Library from November 20 to December 11.

Questions? Need yarn, knitting needles or crochet hooks? Email Jessica at jshea@alexlibraryva.org

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Event | Maker |

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Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 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

Sat, Apr 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Sun, Apr 21, 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!

Rescheduled
Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Saturday, April 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Mon, Apr 22, 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, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Canceled
Mon, Apr 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Apr 23, 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, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Periodicals Room
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, movement, and activities just right for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:15am - 11:00am
Baby storytime, plus opportunities to build relationships with other caretakers of young children! For ages 0-12 months, accompanied by an adult.

Wed, Apr 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for stories, songs, and activities for your active, growing little ones! Ages 1-2.

Wed, Apr 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Small Conference Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Periodicals Room
Author Justine Ireland discusses her newest Young Adult novel about a young black mage navigating race and power in America during the 1930s.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Gather with fellow readers in the community to talk about Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, a title similar to AAR’s adult fiction pick, Black Cake, that highlights the theme of COURAGE.

Canceled
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Apr 25, 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!

Thu, Apr 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public.

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Small Conference Room
Beatley Library’s Girls Who Code explores different programming topics, hoping to encourage and inspire future programmers everywhere! Ages 8-12.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Rescheduled
Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Saturday, April 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Join in with opera singers as they help author Carolyn Sloan read her interactive children's book, Welcome to the Opera!

Mon, Apr 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Small Conference Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Apr 30, 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, Apr 30, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Periodicals Room
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, movement, and activities just right for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.