Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
5005 Duke Street, 22304ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES
Tel: 703.746.1702 Fax: 703.746.1763
Mon-Thurs 10am - 9pm; Fri 10am - 6pm; Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 1pm - 5pm
1) Free, on-going, drop-in All Levels ESL Workshop, Tuesdays, from 10 am to noon, June 5, 12, 19 & 26.
2) Free, on-going, drop-in Intermediate ESL Workshop, Tuesdays, from 3 pm to 5 pm, June 5, 12, 19 & 26.
3) Free, on-going, drop-in All Levels ESL Workshop, Thursdays, from 10 to noon, June 7, 14, 21 & 28.
For info, call the adult services desk, 703-746-1702x3.
LATIN AMERICAN BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Discussions are in English. Thursday, June 14, 7:00 to 8:30 pm. For stories in Spanish and English, please contact the adult services / reference desk: 703-746-1702x3.
GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP
Thursday, June 21, 7 to 8:30 pm. Located in the Story Time Room. Call Bill Scouton, 703-931-3559, for info.
*Sign-up required: call 703-746-1702x5 or visit children's desk.
* LITTLE WONDERS, Monday, June 25 at 10:30 or 11:15 am, ages 12 to 23 months, with an adult.
* TIME FOR 2's, Tuesday, June 26 at 10:30 am, ages 24-36 mos. w/adult.
* BABY RHYME TIME, Tuesday, June 26 at 11:30 am, for ages 0 to 11 months, with an adult.
* STORY TIME, Thursday, June 28 at 10:30 am or 3 pm, for ages 3 to 5 (children only).
* PAWS TO READ, Thursdays, June 7 & 21, for 15-minute sessions starting at 5:30 pm, for grades 1 - 6.
SPANISH STORY TIME, Wednesday, June 13, at 1:00 pm, for all ages.
FAMILY STORY TIME, Wednesday, June 27, at 7:00 pm, for all ages. Bring the whole family to enjoy stories and songs. No registration required.
SUMMERQUEST JR., "Oh Susannah!" Concert, Wednesday, June 27 at 10:30 am, ages 0-5 with an adult.
SUMMERQUEST: Storyteller Diane Macklin Wednesday, June 27 at 4:00 pm, ages 6-12.
TALKING BOOKS SERVICE
Talking Book Service (TBS) is a free service for the blind, physically and/or visually impaired or learning disabled. This service is free and open to the public. Please call Loni McCaffrey for more information about Talking Books or about the next Friends of Talking Books meeting in 2012: 703.746.1760.
James M. Duncan, Jr. Branch Library
2501 Commonwealth Avenue, 22301DUNCAN BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Tel: 703-746-1705, Fax: 703-746-1785
Mon 10am-7pm; Tues 10am-7pm; Wed 1pm-9pm; Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm
Wednesday, June 20 at 7 pm to discuss Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee.
FRIENDS OF DUNCAN LIBRARY FILM NOIR SERIES
Wednesday, June 6 at 7 pm - The monthly film series begins with The Maltese Falcon. Discussion follows at St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (cosponsor of the event).
FRIENDS OF DUNCAN LIBRARY AUTHOR TALK
Monday, June 11 at 7:00 pm Author Lyle Smythers will discuss his new book, Feasting with Panthers.
PAWS TO READ, Tuesday, June 12 & 26, at 5:30 - 6:30 pm, for grades 1 to 6. Registration required.
SUMMERQUEST JR., Classic Tales and Tunes, Tuesday, June 26 at 10 am, ages 0-5 with an adult.
SUMMERQUEST Shazam Magic Wednesday, June 27 at 4:30 pm, ages 6-12, children only.
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
4701 Seminary Road, 22304WORLD SHORT STORY DISCUSSION GROUP
Tel: 703-746-1704, Fax: 703-746-1775
Mon 10am-9pm; Tues & Wed 10am-7pm; Thurs 1pm-9pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm
Thursday, June 28 at 7:00 pm Discussing stories from the book, Other Voices, Other Vistas edited by Barbara Solomon. Please call the adult services/reference desk, 703-746-1704 for stories.
BASIC COMPUTER CLASS
Tuesday, June 26, at 4:00 pm Come learn about computer basics. The class will cover computer hardware/software, mouse and keyboard, working with windows, and an overview of searching for basic information on the internet. Call the Burke Information Desk to register at703-746-1704 x3.
STORY TIME, Tuesdays, June 5 & 12 at 11 am ages 2 to 3, with an adult.
PAJAMA PARTY, Thursdays, June 7 & 14 at 7 pm, ages 3 to 6, with an adult (pajamas optional).
Books the Magic is Real, Tuesday, June 25, at 7 pm - Marvel at Joe Romano's magic show. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult at program.
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
717 Queen Street, 22314"LET'S TALK BOOKS" - Monday June 11 at 7 pm - Join us to discuss Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr the Most Beautiful Woman in the World by Richard Rhodes. To register, please call 703-746-1714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: 703-746-1703, Fax: 703-746-1708
Mon 1pm-9pm; Tues 10am-9pm; Wed & Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-5pm
EBOOKS AT ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY- Tuesday, June 16, at 1 pm - Did you know you can get free ebooks at the Library? Join us to learn about OverDrive, the Library's ebook service, and how you can use it with your ereader, smartphone, computer, mp3 player, or tablet. To register, please call 703-746-1714 or email email@example.com
INTRODUCTION TO FINDING FUNDERS - Tuesday, June 25 at 7 pm - This session provides an introduction to one of the key online tools for finding funders, Foundation Directory Online, available at all branches of the Alexandria Library. Learn how to create customized searches to develop lists of prospective foundation and corporate donors that will match your nonprofit organization's funding needs. With Foundation Directory Online you can search for foundations that support programs and organizations like yours, fund in your geographic area, and many other criteria. To register, please call 703-746-1714 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MOTHER GOOSE TIME, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, June 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20, at 10:15 am, for ages 12 to 24 months with an adult. Select one program per week to attend.
STORIES TO GROW ON, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, June 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20, at 11 am, for ages 2 & up with an adult. Select one program per week to attend.
READ, SING & PLAY, BABY! Mondays, June 4, 11 & 18, at 4 pm, for ages 0 to 11 months with an adult. Select one program per week to attend.
SUMMERQUEST JR. The Great Zucchini Thursday, June 26 at 11:00 pm, ages 0-5, with an adult.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / Local History & Genealogy
TALKING BOOK SERVICE - For Blind and Physically Handicapped
5005 Duke Street (Second Floor), 22304Talking Book Service (TBS) is a free service for the blind, physically and /or visually impaired or learning disabled. This service is open to the public. Please call Loni McCaffrey for more information about Talking Books: 703.746.1760.
Tel: 703-746-1760 Fax: 703-746-1738 TTY (Hearing Impaired): 703-746-1790
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Library Calendar for the month of June
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