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In Case You Missed Them

 

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Virtual Events
Thu, Jan 28, All day
Virtual
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Katie for singing, dancing, and to hear new story books!Register

Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa and "Ally Gator" for an interactive story hour for preschoolers and their siblings.Register

Thu, Jan 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required.Register

Thu, Jan 28, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Thu, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual - Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Have fun with Miss Amy and Miss Amanda as we flex our STEAM skills! Each week, hear a story, then follow along with a science-related activity using a few simple supplies from around the house. Register

Thu, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register

Fri, Jan 29, All day
Virtual
A monthly program with Miss Vanessa that features a story, craft, games, trivia, and a baking project inspired by different American Girl™ characters. Take home craft kits available at Barrett Branch!

Fri, Jan 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.Register

Fri, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Fridays for a story, a craft and some silly songs. Ages 3 - 5.Register

Fri, Jan 29, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Fri, Jan 29, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
At our Alphabits programs we practice our letters. The kits help kids continue that practice at home. This month's kit is for Letters N-Q and contains suggested books, recipes and craft materials.

Fri, Jan 29, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Virtual
Start the New Year right with a resolution to reduce stress by joining us for a guided program through meditation and yoga. Register

Sat, Jan 30, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Sat, Jan 30, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
At our Alphabits programs we practice our letters. The kits help kids continue that practice at home. This month's kit is for Letters N-Q and contains suggested books, recipes and craft materials.

Mon, Feb 01, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Mon, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual
Interested in building your confidence in your use of English? Register

Mon, Feb 01, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Join us for a two-hour reading and writing poetry workshop with spoken word poet Matthew Dreitlein. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Crawl on over to story time. We’ll enjoy singing, dancing and finding your new favorite story with Miss Venetta. Recommended for ages 0-5. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Feb 02, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
Virtual
This winter and spring, practice the letters N-Z with fun learning activities.Register

Tue, Feb 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Just for our littlest friends. Sing, read and play with your baby with us! Recommended for ages 0-5. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Learn about buying and selling homes from the process experts.  Valuable for first time buyers or previous home owners.Register

Tue, Feb 02, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 7:00pm-8:15pm. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!

Wed, Feb 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, and photos of the men and women who served. Learn more about this new library resource.Register

Wed, Feb 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom to sing songs and listen to a story about things we can see outside. Designed for ages 1 to 3, but anyone can join!Register

Wed, Feb 03, 10:30am - 11:45am
Virtual
This conversation class is for all levels, but will cater particularly toward beginners. Intermediate students will be broken off into a separate group to read a current event and discuss.

Wed, Feb 03, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Wed, Feb 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
For the month of February we are reading "Punching the Air" by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam. Ages 12 and up.Register

Canceled
Wed, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Virtual
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, rhymes, and other fun activities! This program is geared toward ages 3-5, but children of all ages are welcome to participate.

Wed, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
The theme for Black History Month this year is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity.” Register

Wed, Feb 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Virtual
Each Wednesday night join Miss Kayla and Miss Katie for a collection of stories that are perfect for bedtime. Recommended for all ages! Register

Wed, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Monthly Meditation, lead by our Friends at Yoga in Daily Life, is a free one-hour meditation class open to everyone.Register

Thu, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa and "Ally Gator" for an interactive story hour for preschoolers and their siblings.Register

Thu, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Ready to dance, sing and listen to story books? Join Miss Katie and start your day with a smile and dancing feet. Register

Rescheduled
Thu, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
New date Friday, February 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Amy and Miss Amanda each Friday morning for stories, songs and rhymes.

Thu, Feb 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join Miss Christian each week for stories and songs. Registration is required.Register

Thu, Feb 04, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Curbside Pick Up - Curbside Pick Up
Kente Cloth is a traditional woven cloth from Ghana. Pick up your Kente Cloth Inspired craft kit in preparation for the February 9 Tween Art 101 program. Register

Thu, Feb 04, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Virtual
The Afternoon Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 1:30 PM. All are welcome!Register

Thu, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Join us online for Barrett's knitting and crochet social group! Register

Thu, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Have fun with Miss Amy and Miss Amanda as we flex our STEAM skills! Each week, hear a story, then follow along with a science-related activity using a few simple supplies from around the house. Register

Thu, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Join us for a virtual discussion of "The Enormous Radio" by John Cheever and "I Stand Here Ironing" by Tillie Olsen.Register

Thu, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually as we compete with trivia, play mad libs, tell jokes and listen to stories.Register


 

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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

All City government facilities are now either closed to the public or open by appointment only, until further notice. Customers may call 311 or 703-746-4311 to request in-person information or service.

Alexandria's Workforce Development Center provide services and resources for job seekers including access to the Career Center, career readiness workshops, career assessments and customized hiring events.

For those feeling depressed or anxiety during these times call SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services) Disaster Distress 1-800-985-5990 or Text Talk with Us 66746

For those who feel unsafe at home call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or Text Loveis at 22522

Alexandria Health Department
The Alexandria Health Department is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus "COVID-19." Learn about the City's response and find information and resources related to COVID-19. For updates text ALEXCOVID19 to 888777

Virginia Department of Health
The Virginia Department of Health is monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness, called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The information line is 877-ASK-VDH3

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are our nation’s premier authority on public health information.


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