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Ready for Anything

Emergency Preparedness Workshop

2023-09-26 18:30:00 2023-09-26 19:30:00 America/New_York Ready for Anything Lee Gjertsen Malone, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Volunteer Alexandria, will provide information on what to do in and how to prepare for an emergency situation. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Tuesday, September 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-26 18:30:00 2023-09-26 19:30:00 America/New_York Ready for Anything Lee Gjertsen Malone, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Volunteer Alexandria, will provide information on what to do in and how to prepare for an emergency situation. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Lee Gjertsen Malone, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Volunteer Alexandria, will provide information on what to do in and how to prepare for an emergency situation.

Learn the supplies, resources and actions you can take to keep yourself, your family, and neighbors safe when an emergency happens.

September 24-30 is Climate Prep Week! As a Climate Resilience Hub, the Kate Waller Barrett Branch participates in this information week to help our community prepare and respond to our changing climate and extreme weather.

If you have supplies you'd like to donate to the Emergency Supply Drive, please bring them when you attend this workshop. The Emergency Supply Drive runs from September 5-22. Supplies can be dropped off at any branch. 

Contact mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information. 

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Jul 15 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

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

Upcoming Events

Canceled
Sun, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 13-18.

Mon, Jul 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8

Canceled
Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Lisa for songs, games, movement activities and more fun that's just right for ages 0-23 months

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
Baby Artsplay Artist Kofi Dennis leads Baby and Toddler Time today!

Tue, Jul 23, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.

Wed, Jul 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
What will Drew have "up his sleeve" today? Magic for ages 6+

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
First Floor
Learn about wild animals with Cobra Caroline and her crew of puppets. Ages 2+

Thu, Jul 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
The Barrett Branch Mahjong group meets the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 2-4 pm on the second floor. Accommodation is for 12 players so first come first served if more than 12.

Sat, Jul 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Second Floor
Janet Entwistle will give a seminar on practical ways to enhance our local ecosystem through planting native plants and following supportive maintenance routines.

Mon, Jul 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Stories and other activities at historic Carlyle House in Old Town. (121 N Fairfax Street). Ages 4-8

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:35am
First Floor
Using props, music, sounds, and movement, we will explore the amazing plants, flowers, insects, and animals found in the rain forest. Recommended for ages 0-3.

Tue, Jul 30, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barrett Library has a volunteer available on Tuesdays to help with computer and technologies use. Appointments are available at 5 PM and 6 PM. Please call 703-746-1721 to schedule an appointment.

Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Lego fun with tons of bricks and a different special theme each week.