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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
Thu, Feb 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zoom
Lawrence M. Jackson, Associate Professor of Dance at George Mason University, explores how colonialism ended authentic African dance and how Black dance keeps African cultural traditions alive.Register

Mon, Feb 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Please join us online to view and discuss four short documentaries from The Story of Stuff that explore how we can reduce our dependence on plastic. This is the second discussion in a 4-part series. Register

Canceled
Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom for a current events discussion on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Click on the event title for more details!

Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
In honor of Black History Month, we will be discussing the 1952 classic novel, "Invisible Man," by Ralph Ellison.Register

Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
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, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Please join us for a virtual talk with Alice Reagan, a founder and docent at the Lucy Burns Museum, to learn about the suffragettes incarcerated at the Women's Workhouse at Occoquan. Register

Thu, Mar 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Zoom
Join us to learn more about native plants and how to attract them. 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