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Virtual Events & Videos

While the Library has returned to normal operating status, some events may remain virtual. Below is a collection of virtual events and activities.

Virtual Events
Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us on the last Weds. of the month! Click on the event title for more details.Register

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Please join our panel of local authors and an educator on how you can write about difficult issues. Register

Thu, Apr 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join participants from Alexandria and our Sister City, Dundee, Scotland, to discuss a short story by Langston Hughes that embodies our All Alexandria Reads theme of "Courage." Registration required.Register

Fri, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Please join us virtually to learn more about air quality and the steps you can take to improve air in your home. Register

Mon, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Local History Special Collection team for the final session of the virtual genealogy workshop series where you will learn how to adequately organize and document your findings. Register

Wed, May 08, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Celebrate AAPI (Asian American & Pacific islander) Month by joining us for a discussion of the first book in Rozlan Mohd Noor's Inspector Mislan Latif series. Register



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• Checkout an eBook or eAudiobook from Overdrive/Libby. Just getting started? Use the eBook Guide.

Read a magazine using Overdrive, a free service that offers full digital copies of your favorite magazines to view on a computer or mobile device.

Search databases for articles and information for you or your students.

• Use Heritage Quest from home to work on that genealogy project you've been putting off.

• Expand your music collection by downloading music from Freegal. You can also stream up to 3 hours of music each day.

• Ask a librarian a question via email or request a Book Match if you need some suggestions on what to read.

• Learn a new language with Mango or Rocket Languages.

Take an online class to learn something new!

• You can build your resume and get career help with Peterson's Career Prep.

• Grow your Google skills with Grow with Google classes online.

• Use the Gardening and Horticulture database to get information for planting your garden.

• Cook up some new recipes from the AtoZ World Food database.

• Kids need something to do? Check out this list of free, online resources curated by our Youth Services Librarians.

Download the Library's mobile app to stay up-to-date with us.

• Have questions about any of the digital services? Email the Digital Services Librarian.


Last Updated:  April 2021