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TEENS

TEEN EVENTS
Fri, Oct 07, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Sat, Oct 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Story Room
Feel the rhythm in the beat and learn new Latin style dances

Canceled
Mon, Oct 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Join us for Yoga in the Garden!

Canceled
Tue, Oct 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Tue, Oct 11, 3:00pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more at the Beatley Friends' Booksale! Friends members can shop one day early today! You can purchase a membership at the door for $15.

Tue, Oct 11, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Wed, Oct 12, 10:00am - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Wed, Oct 12, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Wed, Oct 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
The is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Learn to knit under the guidance of experienced knitters. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8-18.

Wed, Oct 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
College application essays are now, more than ever, a big part of your college application. Register

Canceled
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Beginning English Practice for ESL language learners

Thu, Oct 13, 10:00am - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Thu, Oct 13, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Thu, Oct 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Teen Area,Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Come talk about books, get recommendations, and join in activities with other book lovers! Ages 12-17

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Care about the library? Join us for snacks and let your voice be heard! Attending this meeting will count as one service hour. Grades 6-12.

Fri, Oct 14, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Fri, Oct 14, 11:30am - 1:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Outdoors
Help us plant native shrubs that will make our public art pop!

Sat, Oct 15, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more!

Sat, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
Barrett Library is hosting a D&D game day. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.
This event is full

Sun, Oct 16, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Oronoco Bay Park
Join Alexandria Library and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria at Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison Street, for a family-friendly festival celebrating pets!

Sun, Oct 16, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop a giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more! Today, everything is half-off our already low prices!

Mon, Oct 17, 10:00am - 2:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Shop our giant selection of books, DVDs, CDs, and more! Today, get a bag and fill it up with anything you'd like for just $10!

Canceled
Mon, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
ESL is returning to the Burke Library as an in-person event. Come join us. No registration is needed.

Mon, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Mon, Oct 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
This is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Drop in, bring a friend and play some board games at the library! We will meet at the table near the teen area. 

 

NEW EBOOKS

 

Together, Apart

The House

Checkout Limit: 10  
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Teen Overdrive Apple Android Tutorials Help


 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES

 

 National Geographic Magazine

WIRED

Checkout Limit: none   
Checkout Period: 7-21 days

Magzter Apple Android Tutorials Help

 

MUSIC

 

Reinas Latinas

Bachata

Download Limit: 5 per week 
Streaming Limit: 3 hours per day

Freegal Website Apple Android Tutorials Help


 

HOMEWORK HELP


A TO Z FOOD AMERICA 
Provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical 'what did they eat' articles, how to make food videos, and more.

A TO Z MAPS ONLINE 
A collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps that can be downloaded and printed. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps.

A TO Z WORLD FOOD 
A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.

A TO Z WORLD TRAVEL 
A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.

BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT 
Biographical essays on the world's most influential people.

BRAINFUSE HELPNOW
HelpNow provides all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. Tutors are available 7 days a week, 2 pm - 11 pm. Ask the tutors questions in English or Spanish. FAFSA assistance also available.

BRITANNICA ONLINE LIBRARY EDITION 
An online resource with easy to use and easy to find trusted information.

EBSCO MASTERFILE COMPLETE
Full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents.

GALE ONEFILE: NEWS 
Access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESOURCE CENTER 
Access to carefully compiled medical reference materials.

HIGH SCHOOL EDITION 
Information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

NOVELIST
Reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.

PROQUEST RESEARCH COMPANION
Helps to teach more effective ways to find, evaluate, and use information.


 

MORE RESEARCH DATABASES>>


 

NEXT STEPS

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Practice DMV tests for the State of Virginia.

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PETERSON'S TEST PREP  Search thousands of colleges, identify scholarships, take on-line practice tests and more.

PSAT & SAT material at the library.

Careers & Jobs Guide

Financial Literacy Guide

Digital Literacy Guide

Social Media Test Drive
Provides a simulated experience of realistic digital dilemmas and social media scenarios, along with key concepts and strategies for navigating them.

 

Last updated: October 2022