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Playtime!

¡Hora de jugar!

2023-06-13 10:30:00 2023-06-13 11:15:00 America/New_York Playtime! 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. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Tuesday, June 13
10:30am - 11:15am

Add to Calendar 2023-06-13 10:30:00 2023-06-13 11:15:00 America/New_York Playtime! 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. Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

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.

Stop by the Children's Desk for a ticket for entry. They will be distributed starting at 10:00 am.

In the event of inclement weather, this program will be cancelled. Check back here or call the Beatley Library at 703-746-1753 for the decision.

Reúnase con sus viejos amigos y haga nuevos amigos en un recreo de juego noestructurado al aire libre en el jardín delectura de la Biblioteca. No se llevará a cabo el 4 de julio. (De 0 a 5 años) Jardín de lectura de Beatley Library

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Summer Quest | Children |

TAGS: | Toddlers | preschoolers | preschool | Play | outdoors | outdoor | babies |

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library

Phone: 703.746.1702
Fax: 703.746.1763

Hours
Mon, Sep 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Sep 26 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Sep 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Sep 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 01 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

Sun, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
New date Wednesday, November 08, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Hey puzzle fans. Looking for a new challenge? Come to our puzzle swap and trade in your old puzzles for new ones.

Sun, Oct 01, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Write a letter or email to an author whose books have been banned or challenged. Postcards and pens will be provided.

Mon, Oct 02, 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.

Mon, Oct 02, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Join us for a screening of the documentary Judy Blume Forever in celebration of Banned Books Week.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Tue, Oct 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Tue, Oct 03, 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, Oct 03, 11:00am - 11:45am
Join us for this virtual presentation with Keith Weimer, Librarian for History & Religious Studies at the University of Virginia and chair of the VLA Intellectual Freedom Committee.Register

Wed, Oct 04, 10:15am - 11:00am
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, Oct 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for stories and songs fit for active, growing little ones! This program is for ages 1-2.

Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Thu, Oct 05, 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, Oct 05, 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!

Thu, Oct 05, 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 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.

Canceled
Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beatley Central’s Girls Who Code explores different programming topics – hoping to encourage and inspire future programmers everywhere! The club will be in person. This program is for ages 8-14.

Fri, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Join us to learn about low vision resources.

Fri, Oct 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Large Meeting Room,Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Celebrate Banned Books Week (Oct. 1 - 7) by recreating a scene from your favorite banned or challenged children’s or YA book, using marshmallow Peeps and other craft supplies! Ages 7-12.

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Feel the rhythm in the beat and learn new Latin style dances

Sat, Oct 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Sat, Oct 07, 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, Oct 08, 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!

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

Tue, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Large Meeting Room
Come hear local author Ted Pulliam discuss his new book.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:15am - 11:00am
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, Oct 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for stories and songs fit for active, growing little ones! This program is for ages 1-2.

Wed, Oct 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.