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TEENS

Sat, May 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.

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Beatley Library Parking Lot
The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop at the Alexandria Library!

Thu, May 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
This presentation will outline the types of exoplanets that have been found, how they were discovered, and if any know exoplanets could possibly support life.

Fri, May 31, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Kick off Pride Month at the 2nd Annual Pride Fair. Collect swag, enjoy light refreshments, and learn about LGBTQ-inclusive services in Alexandria. Free and confidential HIV Testing will be available.

Mon, Jun 03, 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. No registration.

Mon, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Join us for a pride-ful showing of the cute, teen rom-com Love, Simon (PG-13), based on the book Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14. Please arrive early as space is limited.

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Girls on the Verge

How to Make Friends with the Dark

The Outliers

 

Checkout Limit: 10   Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MOVIES

 

Teenage

Life, Animated

Do You Dream in Color?

 

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

Website Apple Android Tutorial Help

 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

ESPN The Magazine

Popular Science

Rolling Stone

 

Checkout Limit: none    Checkout Period: 1-21 days

Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MUSIC

 

HOMECOMING: THE LIVE ALBUM

Hurts 2B Human P!nk

Feeding Seahorses by Hand

 

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.

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.

 

Requires single sign-on to access from home.         MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>

 

NEXT STEPS

DMV PRACTICE TESTS ONLINE
Practice DMV tests for the State of Virginia.

TESTING & EDUCATION CENTER  Search thousands of colleges, identify scholarships, take on-line practice tests and more.

PSAT & SAT material at the library.

Careers & Jobs Guide

Financial Literacy Guide

Digital Literacy Guide