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Adults and 50-Plus

You may be surprised to discover the variety of activities offered at the library. Visit us for reading recommendations, technology assistance, special events, research help, retirement planning resources and more.

Virtual Live Events

The library is offering many live programs for adults. 
All events require registration.
Invitations to join programs will be emailed 1-2 days before the program starts.

ELL conversation group

Ongoing Events:

English Conversation—Online ELL Programs
Practice your English conversation skills. 

Online Book Discussions
Join one of our many live, interactive discussions! 

Virtual Yoga for All
Jennifer Eubank combines breathing, poses, mindfulness and meditation in this session. Mondays at 6:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. 

Gentle Yoga and Mindfulness 
 An experienced Yoga instructor will combine Yoga and mindfulness into a flowing sequence to help recharge the body and calm the mind. Thursdays at 12:00 p.m.

Zumba Class
Shake. Dance. Tone with a certified Zumba instructor. A cardio-dance fitness routine designed to work your body from head to toe. Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.

Qigong and Mindfulness Meditation
Nevin Turk combines Qigong and Meditation into a flowing sequence to help recharge the body and calm the mind. Mondays, October-December at 1:00 p.m.

Socrates Cafe Meets the Digital Age
Get a fresh taste of philosophy along with some good virtual discussion. Register.

Virtual Trivia Happy Hour
We are bringing the trivia happy hour to you. Our virtual trivia program will feature different categories for adults of all ages and bonus questions to test your trivia mettle. Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.

Stand-alone events:

Your Vote, Your Voice: Know Your Voting Rights with the ACLU of Virginia
Be prepared, learn your rights as you prepare to vote in the upcoming election. Wednesday, September 23, 7:00 p.m. Register.

Soul Sisters Book Discussion
Join fellow African American women as we read books by African American writers that promote celebration of self, empowerment and leisure. This month, Soul Sisters are reading Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid. This book is also available as an e-book and audiobook. Thursday, September 24, 6:30 p.m. Register.

Lunch with Judy Heumann

Lunch with Judith Heumann, International Leader in Disability Rights
Join disability rights advocate Judy Heumann to discuss social justice, equity and employment barriers. Other topics include the right to live and other dicriminations faced by individuals with disabilities; her past and current advocacy roles, favorite speaking events and mobilizing advocates in a time of national engagement. Wednesday, October 7, 12:00 p.m. Register.
A link to access the presentation will be sent to participants after registration. Patrons requiring reasonable accommodation should contact 703-324-8380.

Webinar on Brain Health and Alzheimer's Prevention
Is Dementia and Alzheimer’s the same? Is memory loss irreversible? What is normal aging? Is Alzheimer’s preventable? Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder. However, healthy lifestyle choices can reduce your risks of receiving a diagnostic of Alzheimer’s. In this webinar, we will explore warning signs of dementia, healthy aging habits and more. This webinar is presented by the Alzheimer Foundation of America. Tuesday, October 27, 12:00 p.m. Register.


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