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TEENS

TEEN EVENTS
Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Enjoy weekly sessions with other fiber artists. Share your projects or learn new skills. Quilting tutorials will be provided on 1st Wednesday of every month. No registration is required.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Periodicals Room
Author Justine Ireland discusses her newest Young Adult novel about a young black mage navigating race and power in America during the 1930s.

Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Learn and play Riichi Mahjong, a popular tile-based game from Japan.

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Fri, Apr 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us to screen a new 2024 twist on the modern classic "Mean Girls."

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Outdoors
Start your Saturday doing good. Join the Barrett Branch walking and litter pickup club.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Rescheduled
Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Saturday, April 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Mon, Apr 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Tabletop games where teens can socialize, learn tabletop games, and learn critical thinking and strategy. All materials will be provided. Ages 12-18

Tue, Apr 30, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Introducing the community to D&D through introductory sessions, one-shots, and campaigns. Depending on age range and attendance the groups will be organized by age. Registration required. Ages 12-18
This event is full

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Do you love reading YA books? Do you wish you had others to discuss these books with? Then this is the book club for you! Ages 13+

Wed, May 01, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Periodicals Room
Recycle old socks and other used clothing into adorable sock monkeys! Taught by a high schooler who is passionate about recycling and reusing old clothing. Ages 8-18.

Thu, May 02, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Social group that focuses on nail painting and designs for members of the community. All materials will be provided. Ages 8-18

Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Learn and play Riichi Mahjong, a popular tile-based game from Japan.

Thu, May 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Celebrate Star Wars Day with Brixalot Lego. This event is for ages 6+

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Together, Apart

The House

Checkout Limit: 10  
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help


 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

 National Geographic Magazine

WIRED

Checkout Limit: none   
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Magzter Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MUSIC

 

Reinas Latinas

Bachata

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

Freegal Website Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

HOMEWORK HELP

A TO Z FOOD AMERICA 
Provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical 'what did they eat' articles, how to make food videos, and more.

A TO Z MAPS ONLINE 
A collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps.

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.

BRAINFUSE HELPNOW
HelpNow provides all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. Tutors are available 7 days a week, 2 pm - 11 pm. Ask the tutors questions in English or Spanish. FAFSA assistance also available.

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.

GALE ONEFILE: NEWS 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

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.

NOVELIST
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

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

 

MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>


 

NEXT STEPS


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

PETERSON'S TEST PREP  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

Social Media Test Drive
Provides a simulated experience of realistic digital dilemmas and social media scenarios, along with key concepts and strategies for navigating them.

 

Last updated: February 2024