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The Spitfire Club

Grades 4th - 6th

2023-04-12 17:00:00 2023-04-12 17:50:00 America/New_York The Spitfire Club Spitfire club Spring Session. Changing the world, one book at a time! Grades 4th - 6th James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area

Wednesday, April 12
5:00pm - 5:50pm

Add to Calendar 2023-04-12 17:00:00 2023-04-12 17:50:00 America/New_York The Spitfire Club Spitfire club Spring Session. Changing the world, one book at a time! Grades 4th - 6th James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area

Spitfire club Spring Session. Changing the world, one book at a time! Grades 4th - 6th

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. Every week girls will get a reading log to take home and track the number of chapters they read, be sure to remind them to bring it back the next week! 

The Spring session will meet every Wednesday starting February 22nd through April 12th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm. We will not be meeting on April 5th during spring break. 

No registration is required to attend.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | Spitfire book club | Spitfire | Scribble Book Club |

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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