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TEENS

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Face-off against friends or family while playing our wide selection of board games and card games! All ages with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Tue, Mar 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Create a one-of-a-kind magnet or pin using bottle caps and found art. All supplies provided. Ages 13 and up. 

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Mar 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sing your heart out! We’ll be honoring great women musical artists. Plus, as always, yummy snacks will be available. Teens ages 12-18

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Mar 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Enjoy a special presentation of Fannie Lou Hamer: “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired,"a character reenactment by Sheila Arnold Jones in honor of Women's History Month.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 28, 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 - Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 8:25pm
While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Rachel McAdams. (2016)

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Thu, Mar 28, 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, Mar 29, 12:00pm - 3:30pm
Free English class for beginners in speaking, reading, and writing English.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sat, Mar 30, 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.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Sat, Mar 30, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Filmmaker Freida Mock covers the story that brought workplace sexual harassment to the forefront and shines a light on the courageous African-American woman who shouldered this pivotal responsibility.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sat, Mar 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Anne Bolen of Anne B. History gives you examples of lessons learned and stories of perseverance she has collected while conducting oral history interviews.

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

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
This hands-on cooking program teaches teens important life skills for eating smart, which will stay with them as they grow into adults. For grades 6-9. Registration required, limited to 12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, Apr 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Wed, Apr 03, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
April is National Poetry Month. Express yourself in DIY fashion by producing a small original book of poetry.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 03, 6:00pm - 8:20pm
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 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Rated PG-13.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
We'll be talking about how families are represented in comics and graphic novels. Then you can create your own! If you like, bring a favorite comic book or graphic novel. Grades 3-8

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Thu, Apr 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group to make welcome blankets for new immigrants and refugees.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 04, 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, Apr 04, 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, Apr 05, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English Classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English.

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NEW EBOOKS

 

What the Night Sings

Hey, Kiddo

Pride

 

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MOVIES

 

The Mask You Live In

3/4

The Spectacular Now

 

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DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

National Geographic

ESPN The Magazine

Popular Science

 

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MUSIC

 

March Madness

The Umbrella Academy

St. Patrick's Day

 

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A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

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

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
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EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE  
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

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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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