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TEENS

TEEN EVENTS
Mon, Nov 30, All day
Virtual
December's Tween Art 101 Craft Kits are available for pick-up at the BEATLEY CENTRAL Youth Services Desk in advance of the 12/8 virtual program. You must register in order to receive a kit.Register

Mon, Nov 30, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
A selection of items from the LH/SC archival materials will be available to use as writing prompts for your novel. Engage with the materials and enjoy quiet time to write.Register

Mon, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 01, All day
Virtual
December's Tween Art 101 Craft Kits are available for pick-up at the BEATLEY CENTRAL Youth Services Desk in advance of the 12/8 virtual program. You must register in order to receive a kit.Register

Tue, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
During this time of school closures, online learning and social distancing recommendations, access to premium research tools that provide access to information from reliable sources is important. Register

Tue, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Dr. Jim Kinter, Director of the Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) at George Mason University, will explain our role and how climate change will be experienced in Virginia. Register

Tue, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm. Register

Wed, Dec 02, All day
Virtual
December's Tween Art 101 Craft Kits are available for pick-up at the BEATLEY CENTRAL Youth Services Desk in advance of the 12/8 virtual program. You must register in order to receive a kit.Register

Thu, Dec 03, All day
Virtual
December's Tween Art 101 Craft Kits are available for pick-up at the BEATLEY CENTRAL Youth Services Desk in advance of the 12/8 virtual program. You must register in order to receive a kit.Register

Thu, Dec 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet group! Register

Thu, Dec 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register

Sat, Dec 05, All day
Virtual
December's Tween Art 101 Craft Kits are available for pick-up at the BEATLEY CENTRAL Youth Services Desk in advance of the 12/8 virtual program. You must register in order to receive a kit.Register

Sat, Dec 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Virtual
Learn about what is available and what resources are available for researching the traditions of prior generations at the Local History and Special Collections Branch.Register

Sat, Dec 05, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual
Inspiring recipes for the holidays and more!Register

Sun, Dec 06, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Ready your ingredients and get ready to bake along at home! Learn how to make a delicious and festive cookie to give as gifts to loved ones, or to enjoy yourself!Register

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

We Are Not from Here

A Question of Holmes

Checkout Limit: 10  
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

Marie Claire

National Geographic

Checkout Limit: none   
Checkout Period: 1-21 days

Website Apple Android Tutorials Help


 

MUSIC

 

K-Pop Party

J-Pop Radio

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.

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.

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

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: November 2020