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4:00-7:00 p.m.: Visit West Alexandria Businesses
Pick up your punch card at the West Alexandria Branch Library. Visit all the businesses listed and enter for a chance to win an awesome prize. While at the library, grab a cookie, sign up for door prizes, color, or do a craft!
4:30 p.m.: Christmas Parade
Join us to make this beautiful snowman wind chime from a clay pot. All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity.
Make some Thanksgiving and fall crafts that you can use as centerpieces, hand out to your youngest guest or just do for fun. Everyone is welcome and we will have crafts for all ages and crafting abilities.
Join us to create a beautiful fall leaf candle holder that you can use as a centerpiece at Thanksgiving or just add some light to those fall evenings. All supplies provided. Registration is not required but is helpful to ensure we have enough supplies for everyone.
Make a surprise seasonal craft! This craft can be used as a holiday gift for friends or family, or as something creative to keep for yourself.
*Please register for this program in advance!*
Do you want a penguin to waddle around you? To learn about everything about penguins – including physical characteristics and why the African penguins are endangered? Examine penguin artifacts? Want to discover more about their natural predators and human threats? If so, then this is the program for you! The Wave on Wheels foundation at the Newport Aquarium will be bringing a live African Penguin to visit us at the library!
Join us each Wednesday, 1 pm Oct 3rd - Nov 7 for our "bear"y fun storytime. We will read books, make crafts, do fun activities and have snacks. Registration is appreciated but not required. Bring along your "bear"y good friend to listen to the stories with us.
Come early and often to the West Alexandria Branch Friends of the Library book sale at Peace Park during the annual Oktoberfest.
We have a wide selection of books for all ages, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks, CDs and even some puzzles. The sale will be both Saturday and Sunday of the event. All sales are through donation only so everyone can come and fill up bags of books to stock up for your winter reading. All funds raised support our Friends of the Library who helps support the West Alexandria Branch with programs and others needs.