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Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion

"The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich

2023-12-07 13:30:00 2023-12-07 14:30:00 America/New_York Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion Join us the first Thursday of the month to discuss titles chosen by the club members! James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Thursday, December 07
1:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-12-07 13:30:00 2023-12-07 14:30:00 America/New_York Thursday Afternoon Book Discussion Join us the first Thursday of the month to discuss titles chosen by the club members! James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Join us the first Thursday of the month to discuss titles chosen by the club members!

Do you have afternoons available? Join us at the library for some coffee, confections, and conversation about the newest titles on our shelves! 

Our current reading schedule: 

August: "Small Mercies" by Dennis Lehane

September: "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See 

October: "Trust" by Hernan Diaz

November: "Demon Copperhead" by Barbara Kingsolver

December: "The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich 

✨ Because these are newer titles be sure to put them on hold in advance either in book, e-book, or audiobook form by clicking on the book title above or by downloading the Libby App! 

👈 Register for bookclub reminders! 

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion Groups |

TAGS: | New Books | Bookclub | Book Group | Book Discussion |

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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Wed, Feb 21, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Wed, Feb 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join our ONLINE book club that meets in the evening, every third Wednesday of the month, to discuss a book chosen by one of the members!

Thu, Feb 22, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Thu, Feb 22, 11:15am - 11:45am
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Rock through the month of February with Toddler Rock N' Read. Join Mr. Josstin and Bernard the most stupendous story-telling dinosaur for a half hour of singing, stomping and storytelling. Ages 0-5

Thu, Feb 22, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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Thu, Feb 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Thu, Feb 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Fri, Feb 23, 10:15am - 11:15am
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Fri, Feb 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Celebrate the close of Black History month with creating your own art piece inspired by Alma Thomas. All materials will be provided. Ages 6-12 & Teens

Sat, Feb 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
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Sat, Feb 24, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
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Staring: Malcolm McDowell, Allen Garfield, and Daniel Stern.

Mon, Feb 26, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Bundle up for Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Mon, Feb 26, 11:15am - 11:45am
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Bundle up for Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Mon, Feb 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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An introduction into various table top genres to include resource management, party games, table top role-playing games, etc. Ages 12-18. Teens

Mon, Feb 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Tue, Feb 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Sing, wiggle and dance for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Feb 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Sing, wiggle and dance for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Feb 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Tue, Feb 27, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Wed, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Wed, Feb 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Thu, Feb 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
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Rock through the month of February with Toddler Rock N' Read. Join Mr. Josstin and Bernard the most stupendous story-telling dinosaur for a half hour of singing, stomping and storytelling. Ages 0-5

Thu, Feb 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Rock through the month of February with Toddler Rock N' Read. Join Mr. Josstin and Bernard the most stupendous story-telling dinosaur for a half hour of singing, stomping and storytelling. Ages 0-5

Thu, Feb 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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