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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
Mon, Aug 15, All day
Anytime can be story time when you join us on YouTube. Books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Canceled
Mon, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Board meeting of the Friends of Duncan Library (FODL)

Tue, Aug 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!Register

Wed, Aug 17, All day
Join Miss Lisa for a weekly YouTube time for our littlest friends

Thu, Aug 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a virtual meeting the third Thursday of each month! For 2022 we are discussing selections from The Civically Engaged Reader, a Great Books Foundation collection.Register

Fri, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
The Prevention of Blindness Society is hosting a monthly virtual book club this summer.

Mon, Aug 22, All day
Anytime can be story time when you join us on YouTube. Books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!Register

Wed, Aug 24, All day
Join Miss Lisa for a weekly YouTube time for our littlest friends

Rescheduled
Wed, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
New date Wednesday, August 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom for a current events discussion on the 4th Weds. of the month. Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org to join our email list and get details on this month's topic.

Wed, Aug 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
Join us for a virtual discussion of "Sigga of Reykjavik" by Solveig Eggerz. Register

Mon, Aug 29, All day
Anytime can be story time when you join us on YouTube. Books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Tue, Aug 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Tune it to watch this encouraging documentary about one woman's vision to draw attention to the ocean plastic problem and reclaim ocean refuse for good. Register

Tue, Aug 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!Register


 

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ONLINE RESOURCES

• 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