Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bring your tablet, laptop or other smart device and receive assistance in accessing the Library’s Digital Services.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, Apr 24, 10:30am - 11:10am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for fun-filled music, rhymes and movement to increase your baby's visual literacy and language! Ages 0-18 months with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories and activities for ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome to come along for the fun. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come practice your English language skills with others in friendly conversations. Free and open to the public. No registration; drop-in when you can.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 8:45pm
Our annual Spring Book Sale opens to Friends members for a special preview. Not a Friend? Join at the door!

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 24, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Bring family photos and make your own scrapbook page. We'll have the art supplies. Plus, as always, tasty snacks. For teens.

Canceled
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children learn about science, technology, engineering, and math through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Hands on science and art projects.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children learn about architecture with the American Institute of Architects. Ages 4-8 with adult. Space limited, please pick up a ticket starting at 3:30PM at the Children's Desk.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Wed, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join Oddball Cinema as they present a special All Alexandria Reads screening. A Series of Unfortunate Events. Rated PG.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Flex your creative skills by making a craft to take home! Crafts change for every program. All ages.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free ESL class for beginner English speakers held every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 6:45pm
Shop our annual spring book sale! The sale is open to the public!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for a special storytime with a guest from the Alexandria Police Department. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Canceled
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Thu, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, Apr 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Seniors, sharpen your mind and exercise your brain.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Thu, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Help the Carefull Knitting group transform trash into useful treasure! Spend fifteen minutes or an hour converting plastic bags into plastic yarn that can be used to make waterproof sleeping mats.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, All day
Join us and special guest Ms. Patricia for Spanish/English bilingual fun! We'll listen to stories, learn some Spanish, and do a fun craft. For ages 3-5 with an adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build drama and music skills at the library! We will rehearse short skits weekly in preparation for a performance in May. The group will also create music and a set for the performance. Ages 6 - 12.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Duncan Kitchen
Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us to learn the basics of using a computer with an overview of Windows and Microsoft Office 2010 applications. Also find out the best strategies for locating information on the Internet.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Knitting Club for kids! Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 5:45pm
Shop our annual Spring Book Sale! Sale is open to the public.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Fri, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:10am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Fri, Apr 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 and their caregivers.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
After their grandmother passes, two siblings begin an epic excavation of her belonging.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 4:45pm
Shop our annual spring book sale! Sale is open to the public.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Sat, Apr 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
This class is offered by Extension Master Gardeners.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 11:40am
Stories, music, and movement for the entire family. All ages with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Clare Jayne, a member of VP Al Gore's Climate Reality Leadership Corps will provide an overview of climate change, how it will affect each of us and practical steps everyone can take to address it.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Sat, Apr 27, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Interested in building your confidence in use of the English language?

Library of Congress
Sat, Apr 27, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Join us at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building for a tour of the Local History and Genealogy Reference Services.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sat, Apr 27, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us as we watch through the known Marvel Cinematic Universe in anticipation of the final installment this April. This week's feature film is Avengers: Infinity War. Rated PG-13.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Sat, Apr 27, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
There are numerous groups and individuals that can help you with your family history research. Come to our Family History Vendor Fair and check out some of the local ones.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Sat, Apr 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
City of Alexandria demographer, Sierra Latham, will discuss the information collected by the U.S. Census, giving us a snapshot of the country’s beliefs and concerns throughout our history.

Roth and Colvin Streets, Alexandria
Sun, Apr 28, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Join Alexandria Library and over 70 other organizations for a fun family and pet friendly block party! Located at Roth and Colvin Streets, with parking at Bishop Ireton High School.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sun, Apr 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy a special $5 bag sale promotion for the last day of our annual Friends Spring book sale.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Sun, Apr 28, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Calling all writers...join the Beatley Central Writers Group.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Please join us for a Newcomer's Open House. We will offer information for people who are new to our community.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Sun, Apr 28, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Join Miss Stacy on a walk through the garden with Spring Yoga! Wear comfortable clothing. No mat required. Ages 2-7.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Mon, Apr 29, 10:30am - 11:10am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
A story time built with your toddler in mind! Join us for a story, songs, activities and more. Ages 12-24 months with an adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 11:15am - 11:45am
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English Classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Mon, Apr 29, 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Drop by to scrapbook some of your favorite family photos. Located across from the Information Desk.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In, the first known sit-in of the civil rights era, the library will screen films that celebrate black history and civil rights.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ever wonder about your long ago family? Come learn the basics of genealogy from Chuck Mason, noted Fairfax Genealogy Society member.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
At a Death Cafe people drink tea, eat cake and discuss death. Our aim is to increase awareness of death to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Mon, Apr 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Amy Goyer is a caregiving expert and author of "Juggling Life, Work and Caregiving."

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Canceled
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 5:00pm
The job search game has changed. Get ready for what's next.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Two year olds enjoy stories, music, movement, and a coloring sheet to practice fine motor skills. Ages 24-35 months with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories and activities for ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome to come along for the fun. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Tue, Apr 30, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
A story time for kids ages 3-5. Come practice sitting still and listening with us while we have lots of fun singing, reading, and doing a craft.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how to use a budget and math problems to plan and create a clock. Grades 1-4.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us for Día de los Niños/Día de Los Libros, a celebration of children and books!

Canceled
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
Tue, Apr 30, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6. Registration Required. Call 703-746-1783 to register.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to explore your family with interviews and diagrams. Ages 8-14.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Professional genealogist, Shannon Combs-Bennett, will guide you through the DNA testing process for genealogy.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for this film screening during Arab American Heritage Month.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 01, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Wed, May 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories and activities for ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome to come along for the fun. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for fun-filled music, rhymes and movement to increase your baby's visual literacy and language! Ages 0-18 months with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, May 01, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for a movie after school! For school aged kids.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meet a friendly dog and make toys for dogs who are waiting for their "forever" home. Grades 3-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, May 01, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children learn about science, technology, engineering, and math through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 5-8 with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 3-8.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
The Friends of Duncan Library present A Year of Great Neo Noir Films.

Canceled
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free ESL class for beginner English speakers held every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of creative play with Legos. Just bring your imaginations, we have loads of Legos and Duplos! All ages.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 10:45am - 11:15am
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 02, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
This discussion group meets on the first Thursday of each month. All are welcome!

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A book club for school aged girls.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build drama and music skills at the library! We will rehearse short skits weekly in preparation for a performance in May. The group will also create music and a set for the performance. Ages 6 - 12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
This month we're into manga. Create your own characters and stories. Grades 3 - 8

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Choose your favorite books and read to a friendly trained dog. Ages 6-12, or younger independent readers.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Come hear these women tell their stories of human culture, building bridges, and leading children.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Polymer clay is used to make charms, magnets and more! Make your very own project under the guidance of a polymer clay artist. Ages 8-12. Space is limited, please arrive early.

Alexandria Law Library
Fri, May 03, All day
All Alexandria Libraries will be closed on Friday, May 3 for Staff Development Day.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Fri, May 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 and their caregivers.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Play with Legos and Duplos, build your own unique creations and put them on display. All ages.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - First Floor
Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join the Barrett Branch for our annual Spring Fling with a great book sale of gently used books, CDs and DVDs by the Friends. The whole family can enjoy Star Wars Family Legos at 10 am.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Star Wars Lego from Brixalot!

Local History/Special Collections
Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, author Bill Richardson will read from his hilarious and heartwarming adaptation aimed at middle school readers.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Picture Book Area
Sat, May 04, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories, music, and movement for the entire family. All ages with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Sat, May 04, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Interested in building your confidence in use of the English language?

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sat, May 04, 12:30pm - 4:00pm
Interested in playing chess or learning about the game? Join us every Saturday in the Children's Area. All skill levels are welcome. All ages, children under 8 age must be accompanied by their adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn the art of Hand-Lettering. Use this modern take on calligraphy to design and create your own family tree. Supplies provided.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Hatfields and McCoys have been called the most famous families in American History.

Local History/Special Collections
Sun, May 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join Mark Livingston of the Capital Jewish Museum on a guided walking tour of Jewish Alexandria.

Canceled
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Sun, May 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Come chat about books you've loved or hated, and get recommendations!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Sun, May 05, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join our new book club!

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 10:15am - 10:45am
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
This Jane Franklin Dance family friendly performance, Mouse in House is a lively movement and theatre presentation for the young and young-at-heart.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 11:00am - 11:55am
A story time built with your toddler in mind! Join us for a story, songs, activities and more. Ages 12-24 months with an adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 11:15am - 11:45am
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Free English classes for beginners in speaking, reading and writing English. Text materials will be provided in class. Children can accompany their parents in the classroom.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we watch through the known Marvel Cinematic Universe in anticipation of the final installment this April. This week's feature film is Ant-Man and the Wasp. Rated PG-13.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Jesse Lambertson of the Georgetown University Law Library as he discusses his top five recommendations for digital freedom. There will be time for questions after the presentation.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Tue, May 07, 10:15am - 10:45am
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Tue, May 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Two year olds enjoy stories, music, movement, and a coloring sheet to practice fine motor skills. Ages 24-35 months with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 10:45am - 11:15am
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Tue, May 07, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories and activities for ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome to come along for the fun. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join detectives from the Alexandria Police Department for a special story time featuring the book "One Family," by George Shannon.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Tue, May 07, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6. Registration Required. Call 703-746-1783 to register.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A ranger with the National Parks Service will discuss the history of Hawaiians in the American Civil War.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Share your projects, tips and ideas, and enjoy the company of other crafters while you do your craft of choice.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for this free presentation from the Newseum's Education Division. NewseumED reaches over 11 million students, teachers and lifelong learners around the globe.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14. Please arrive early as space is limited.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 9:00am - 10:00am
A drop-in craft program for school age children.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Wed, May 08, 10:15am - 10:45am
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 08, 10:30am - 11:15am
Join us for stories, songs, movement, and music for the whole family. Ages 0-5 with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Story Room
Wed, May 08, 11:00am - 11:45am
Stories and activities for ages 2 and up with a caregiver. Younger siblings are welcome to come along for the fun. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday each week.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us for fun-filled music, rhymes and movement to increase your baby's visual literacy and language! Ages 0-18 months with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, May 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, May 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us for a live-stream event from Google!

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Vaseem Khan's mystery novel, the first in the Baby Ganesh mystery series.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 08, 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Stop by the Youth Services Desk and pick up patterns and pieces for the Chinese puzzle game of tangrams. Ages 6-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Wed, May 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Children learn about science, technology, engineering, and math through stories, songs, and activities. Ages 5-8 with adult.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Wed, May 08, 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Halo-Halo is a popular Filipino dessert made with shaved ice and toppings. Listen to Filipino-American pop musicians and make your own shaved ice.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Children's Area
Wed, May 08, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 3-8.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bill Young, co-creator of MPnature.com, will stop by to teach you about the wildlife in our local Monticello Park, and how to use his website to get the most out of your wildlife watching experience.

Canceled
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free ESL class for beginner English speakers held every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Alexandria Police Crime Scene Investigators, as they explain how they use science to solve crimes. Due to the nature of this presentation, it is intended for those 16 and older.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring the whole family for an evening of creative play with Legos. Just bring your imaginations, we have loads of Legos and Duplos! All ages.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Intermediate Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Free ESL Beginner Workshops usually held every Tuesday and Thursday of the week all month long.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 09, 10:30am - 11:15am
Stories, songs, movement, and activities just for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 10:45am - 11:15am
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 09, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Babies, Ones, and their caregivers enjoy songs, stories, lap bounces, and gentle playtime. Children ages 0-23 months with adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
A book club for school aged girls.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Build drama and music skills at the library! We will rehearse short skits weekly in preparation for a performance in May. The group will also create music and a set for the performance. Ages 6 - 12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for fun, stories and a craft! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Members of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington will use slides and personal stories to describe what is unique about doing research on Jewish families.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Polymer clay is used to make charms, magnets and more! Make your very own project under the guidance of a polymer clay artist. Ages 8-12. Space is limited, please arrive early.