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TEENS

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Make and test 3D objects, from ramps to bridges. Use your mad art and engineering skills. Grades 6-12.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 24, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Thu, Jan 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English Class for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Fri, Jan 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Relax with your friends and play the Wii. For teens in grades 6-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sat, Jan 26, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
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.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sat, Jan 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
A modern take on calligraphy. Spice up your shopping lists, design your own stationary, and create your own cards using beautiful hand-letting techniques that anyone can master.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Jan 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English Class for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Mon, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to become a U.S. Citizen?

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Face-off against friends or family while playing our wide selection of board games and card games! All ages with an adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we watch through the known Marvel Cinematic Universe in anticipation of the final installment this April. This week's feature film is Thor. Rated PG-13.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Jan 31, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Thu, Jan 31, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
This evening program accompanies the exhibit "Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Prohibition in Virginia, Distilled".

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Thu, Jan 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Fri, Feb 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English class for beginners in speaking, reading, and writing English.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sat, Feb 02, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
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.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Sat, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Work in teams to build and program Lego Mindstorms Robots! Ages 8+.

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Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

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MOVIES

 

 

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

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DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

 

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

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MUSIC

 

 

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

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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.

FREADING SPARKNOTES 
Step by step tutorials and study guides.

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

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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