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New Library Programs for 2017

New Years Eve

Looking to do something different this year?

We have a variety of new programs for 2017 – from writing fiction, to discussing books in the middle of the day, to jamming on that ukulele that’s been gathering dust in the back of your closet:

Fiction Writers Group

  • Join this informal group of writers once a week for communal writing, cheerleading and support with writing fiction.
  • Next meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 18 at The Connection: Crystal City. See calendar for future dates.

Ukulele Jam

  • Try, learn, practice, share, and teach each other at this low key jam session. We will have a limited amount of ukuleles to borrow, so bring your own instrument if you can.  For adult ukulele lovers (teens in grade 6 and up are also welcome),
  • First meeting: Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Westover Branch LibraryRegistration required.

Business Book Club

  • Do you enjoying reading about business strategy, leadership and management ideas? Share a business book that has had real world application for you.
  • First meeting: Saturday, Jan. 28 at Central Library. RSVP for event reminder.

Chasing Pages Book Club

  • Looking for something to do on Wednesday afternoons? Cherrydale’s new monthly book club promises stimulating conversation plus coffee and tea!
  • First meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Cherrydale Branch Library


  • Yoga is known for relaxing and calming the body. But did you know that it also helps with weight reduction, improves respiration and benefits your overall health?
  • First meeting: Thursday, Feb. 16 at Shirlington Branch Library; registration required for each weekly session.


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