Beatley - Alexandria Library (2024)

Baby Bounce - for babies 0-12 months and their caretaker(s) - ¡Que salten los bebés!

Wed, Jul 10, 10:15am - 11:00am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Baby storytime, plus opportunities to build relationships with other caretakers of young children! For ages 0-12 months, accompanied by an adult.

1, 2, 3 Andrés!

Wed, Jul 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join Grammy-winning children's musicians for an interactive musical performance in English and Spanish. (All ages)

1s and 2s Time - Tiempo para niños de 1 y 2

Wed, Jul 10, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join us for stories, songs, and activities for your active, growing little ones! Ages 1-2.

Young Beacons of Literacy Book Club

Wed, Jul 10, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Periodicals Room

Read the powerful stories of black icons you didn't hear about in school with the brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated. Ages 13-18.

English Language Learning (ELL) II - Intermediate Conversation

Wed, Jul 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

English Language Learning (ELL) I - Beginner Conversation

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Storytime in the Reading Garden - Cuentos en el jardín de lectura

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tai Chi at Beatley Library - Balance Your Mind and Body

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join Jorge Banales as he gives instruction on the Yang Style 24 Movement Tai Chi form on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Free and open to the public.

Girls Who Code - Let's learn to program! (ages 8-12) - Aprendamos a programar

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Learn programming basics with books and games, plus computers. We'll take on this adventure with the support of a professional computer programmer. No prior coding knowledge necessary. Ages 8-12.

1, 2, 3 Andrés!

Fri, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join Grammy-winning children's musicians for an interactive musical performance in English and Spanish. (All ages)

Little Miss Ann

Sat, Jul 13, 10:30am - 11:30am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join Little Miss Ann as she sings both reinvented classics as well as upbeat, interactive fun originals that will inspire kids to sing, jump, clap, and dance! (Ages 0-8)

Board Game Cafe - Café con juegos de mesa

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

Storytime in the Reading Garden - Cuentos en el jardín de lectura

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 11:00am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Little Miss Ann

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Join Little Miss Ann as she sings both reinvented classics as well as upbeat, interactive fun originals that will inspire kids to sing, jump, clap, and dance! (Ages 0-8)

American Girl Pretend Pool Party (with Your Doll) - Fiesta en la piscina de American Girl (con tu muñeca)

Mon, Jul 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Bring your American Girl (or any other) doll – or borrow one of ours – for a play-pretend pool party. Snacks, crafts, and activities provided. (Ages 3-13)

English Language Learning (ELL) II - Intermediate Conversation

Mon, Jul 15, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

English Language Learning (ELL) I - Beginner Conversation

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Playtime! - ¡Hora de jugar!

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:15am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Meet your old friends and make new friends at an unstructured, outdoor playtime in the library's Reading Garden! Toys will be supplied. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Tuesday We Play - Martes de juegos

Tue, Jul 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Large Meeting Room

an after-school maker program for ages 6-12

Baby Bounce - for babies 0-12 months and their caretaker(s) - ¡Que salten los bebés!

Wed, Jul 17, 10:15am - 11:00am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Baby storytime, plus opportunities to build relationships with other caretakers of young children! For ages 0-12 months, accompanied by an adult.

1s and 2s Time - Tiempo para niños de 1 y 2

Wed, Jul 17, 11:30am - 12:00pm

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join us for stories, songs, and activities for your active, growing little ones! Ages 1-2.

Animal Encounters: Fur, Feathers, and Scales - Encuentros con animales: Pelo, plumas y escamas

Wed, Jul 17, 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Why do animals have fur, feathers, or scales? Meet live mammals, birds and reptiles and learn about their habitats and how they live. Presented by Squeals on Wheels. (All ages)

Animal Encounters: Fur, Feathers, and Scales - Encuentros con animales: Pelo, plumas y escamas

Wed, Jul 17, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Why do animals have fur, feathers, or scales? Meet live mammals, birds and reptiles and learn about their habitats and how they live. Presented by Squeals on Wheels. (All ages)

English Language Learning (ELL) II - Intermediate Conversation

Wed, Jul 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Large Meeting Room

This is a space for intermediate speakers to practice English and build confidence.

English Language Learning (ELL) I - Beginner Conversation

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Large Meeting Room

Beginning English Practice for English language learners. No registration needed or prior level of English.

Storytime in the Reading Garden - Cuentos en el jardín de lectura

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement. Ages 0-5 with an adult.

Handcraft Crafternoon

Thu, Jul 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Small Conference Room

Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Alexandria Oddball Cinema - Silent Running

Thu, Jul 18, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters. Click on the event title for more info!

Girls Who Code - Let's learn to program! (ages 8-12) - Aprendamos a programar

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Small Conference Room

Learn programming basics with books and games, plus computers. We'll take on this adventure with the support of a professional computer programmer. No prior coding knowledge necessary. Ages 8-12.

Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.)

Thu, Jul 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Care about the library? Join us and let your voice be heard! Attending a T.A.G. meeting will count as one hour of community service. Ages 12-18.

Ms. Niki

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 11:30am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Join Ms. Niki as she sings upbeat original songs and classics with a twist you've never heard before. (Ages 0-8)

Zora Neale Hurston - Claiming a Space

Fri, Jul 19, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Large Meeting Room

Please join us for a free screening of this documentary. Click on the event title for more details.

Saturday Stories: Meghana Narayan - Historias de los sábados: Meghana Narayan

Sat, Jul 20, 10:30am - 11:30am

Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden

Meet local author Meghana Narayan and hear her read from her debut book, A Little Bit of Everything. Presented in partnership with Hooray for Books! (Ages 4-8)

Board Game Cafe - Café con juegos de mesa

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join us in Beatley's youth services area and test out our tabletop games! Ages 5-18.

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