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TEENS

Tue, Jan 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn basic line dance steps while you workout to music. This is a class great for beginners. Bring a friend or come alone. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Tue, Jan 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Join us for our quarterly meeting and learn how to become more active with the Friends.

Tue, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Do you have a lot of old books? Are you constantly looking for a new craft project? Come learn how to turn an old book into a recycled piece of art just by folding its pages.
This event is full

Tue, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
The Manumission Tour Company presents early Alexandria's African-American history.

Rescheduled
Tue, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Monday, January 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New venue Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
The Manumission Tour Company presents early Alexandria's African-American history.

Tue, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tweens can hang out and play games with friends. Every program features a different type of game. Play a favorite or learn something new! Ages 8-14.

Wed, Jan 22, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Confused about what's online regarding health information?

Thu, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Your photos, documents, audio and video files require special care to keep them usable into the future. Learn how to do it with this class.

Thu, Jan 23, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Thu, Jan 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Join us in the Children's area. Ages 8-18.

Fri, Jan 24, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Canceled
Sat, Jan 25, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Mon, Jan 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

Mon, Jan 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class with our friends at Yoga in Daily Life.

Tue, Jan 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Join us on select Tuesday evenings to explore new gadgets, virtual reality apps, ereaders, tablets, smart home devices and more.

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Learn about fidget quilts and activity mats and the benefits they offer Alzheimer's and dementia patients.

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join Beatley Central's tween book club! No assigned book; pick one YOU want to read that relates to the genre and share your thoughts. 4th-9th grades.

Thu, Jan 30, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Thu, Jan 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Join us in the Children's area. Ages 8-18.

Fri, Jan 31, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Before you explore the world, see what website and travel apps are available to help you plan your next trip!

Fri, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Pan's Labyrinth

Pulp

Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe

Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MOVIES

 

Girlhood

Swim Team

Morris from America

Play Credits: 4 per month Checkout Period: 72 hours per play credit

Website Apple Android Tutorial Help


 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

Rolling Stone

Discover

Marie Claire

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

Website Apple Android Tutorials Help


 

MUSIC

 

Closer

Havana (Live)

 Era's End: 2009-2019

Download Limit: 5 per week  Streaming Limit: 3 hours per day

Freegal Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

HOMEWORK HELP

A TO Z WORLD FOOD 
A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT 
Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
An online resource with easy to use and easy to find trusted information.

EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE  
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER 
Access to carefully compiled medical reference materials.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION 
Information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

INFOTRAC NEWSSTAND 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

NOVELIST  
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

PROQUEST RESEARCH COMPANION 
Helps to teach more effective ways to find, evaluate, and use information.

TODAY’S SCIENCE 
Includes tips for writing research papers and a guide to putting together a science fair project.

 

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