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PAWS to Read

2023-10-02 17:30:00 2023-10-02 18:30:00 America/New_York PAWS to Read Wag your tails it's PAWS to Read! Does your 1st-6th grader want to practice reading with a dog? We have 3; 15 minute slots from 5:30-6:30PM. Come read with us! Please call to register. Ages 6-12 James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Monday, October 02
5:30pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-10-02 17:30:00 2023-10-02 18:30:00 America/New_York PAWS to Read Wag your tails it's PAWS to Read! Does your 1st-6th grader want to practice reading with a dog? We have 3; 15 minute slots from 5:30-6:30PM. Come read with us! Please call to register. Ages 6-12 James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

Beth Patridge Meeting Room

Wag your tails it's PAWS to Read! Does your 1st-6th grader want to practice reading with a dog? We have 3; 15 minute slots from 5:30-6:30PM. Come read with us! Please call to register. Ages 6-12

We recommend you arrive a few minutes before your time slot to choose the books you'd like to read to the dog during your 15 minute time slot.

If you have previously registered for PAWS to Read and would like to confirm your registration please give us a call.  Call the Children's desk (703)-746-1783 to register.

AGE GROUP: | Children | Ages 6-12 |

EVENT TYPE: | Children |

TAGS: | Paws to Read | Dogs in the Library! |

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library

kpayne@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785

Hours
Mon, Nov 27 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Nov 28 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Nov 29 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Nov 30 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Dec 01 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Dec 02 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 03 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.

Upcoming Events

Tue, Nov 28, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Tue, Nov 28, 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, Nov 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join Miss Katie for a selection of Pre-K stories and themed craft each week. Ages 3+ with a caregiver. Siblings welcome! Recommended Ages 3-5

Wed, Nov 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join the book discussion! We will offer a snack and craft to do while we discuss the book. Teens

Wed, Nov 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Teen Area
Using fresh pine branches, berries, and bows, create a dazzling seasonal wreath to decorate your space! TEENS/ADULTS/SENIORS
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Thu, Nov 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun fingerplay and story telling for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Nov 30, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Toddler Rock N' Read is a musical half hour full of fun fingerplay and story telling for toddlers and siblings. Ages 0-5

Thu, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
A young man hears a chance phone call telling him that a nuclear war has started and missiles will hit his city in 70 minutes.

Mon, Dec 04, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Frosty the Snowman loved Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Mon, Dec 04, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Frosty the Snowman loved Baby Time! Fingerplay and songs for Ages 0-14 Months.

Tue, Dec 05, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Bundle up for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Dec 05, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Bundle up for Stories and Songs! Perfect for toddlers and siblings. Come enjoy the fingerplay, songs and story-telling with us. Ages 0-5

Tue, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join Miss Katie for a selection of Pre-K stories and themed craft each week. Ages 3+ with a caregiver. Siblings welcome! Recommended Ages 3-5

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join us for a poetry reading from Serena's latest book, "Artists' Paradise Pieces of Life volume 3". Books will be for purchase and signing after the event!

Wed, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a free one-hour meditation class lead by our Friends at Yoga in Daily Life! Open to everyone and all levels

Thu, Dec 07, 10:15am - 10:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Cozy up with friends for singing and dancing at Toddler Rock N' Read. Ages 0-5

Thu, Dec 07, 11:15am - 11:45am
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Cozy up with friends for singing and dancing at Toddler Rock N' Read. Ages 0-5

Thu, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
⭐ Please email Ally Zomchek at azomchek@alexlibraryva.org if interested in joining ⭐

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teen Area
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Fri, Dec 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Beth Patridge Meeting Room
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