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TEENS

TEEN EVENTS
Mon, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
ESL is returning to the Burke Library as an in-person event. Come join us. No registration is needed.

Mon, Jan 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Feb 01, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Feb 01, 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.

Thu, Feb 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Fri, Feb 03, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
All month long for Black History Month we will show films featuring African American lead characters. Join us for great films and snacks!

Sat, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for a multicultural poetry reading that celebrates our celestial neighbor, the moon!

Sat, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Play classic games* that you love and learn a few new ones too!

Mon, Feb 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
ESL is returning to the Burke Library as an in-person event. Come join us. No registration is needed.

Mon, Feb 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Make art trading cards featuring your favorite quotes from historical African American figures and on love to give to family, friends and strangers. Ages 12-18.

Mon, Feb 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Tue, Feb 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Wed, Feb 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Feb 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
A chocolate covered strawberry is a classic, but a DIY chocolate-FILLED strawberry is a unique gift for you or a loved one this Valentine's Day! For teens, adults, and seniors

Wed, Feb 08, 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.

Thu, Feb 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Thu, Feb 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Both beginners and advanced fiber artists are welcome! Ages 12+  

Thu, Feb 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Care about the library? Join us for snacks and let your voice be heard! Attending this meeting will count as one service hour. Grades 6-12.

 

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 CAREER PREP  Learn about careers, create resumes and cover letters, search for jobs, explore schools and training programs, and get advice to help find a job or advance your career.

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: November 2022