Braddock Community Events for January
Discover E-Books and attend a WorkShop at County Libraries
In January, the library is offering an array of workshops and one-on-one training for new eBook users. The branches listed below are offering special eBook Workshops in January. Call the branch directly for more information. For locations and directions to the branches, visit the Locations and Hours page on the library website: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/.
George Mason Regional Library. Monday, January 7, 2:00 p.m.
City of Fairfax Regional Library. Thursday, January 10, 7:00 p.m.
Sherwood Regional Library. Saturday, January 12, 1:00 p.m.
Reston Regional Library. Saturday, January 12, 10:00 a.m.
Woodrow Wilson Library. Tuesday, January 15, 10:30 a.m.*
Centreville Regional Library. Monday, January 14, 7:00 p.m.
Dolley Madison Library. Thursday, January 17, 7:00 p.m.
One-on-one help with e-readers or tablets is also available in January. Visit the library online Calendar of Events for more information. Click the links below to find addresses and directions for each of the branches. Please register where required; register online through our Calendar of Events (http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/events/) or call the branch directly.
Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library. January during open hours. Call for an appointment.*
City of Fairfax Regional Library. Mondays, January 7, 14 and 28, 11:00 a.m.,Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.
Pohick Regional Library. Wednesday, January 9, 7:00 p.m.; Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Kings Park Library. Thursdays, 8:00 p.m.; Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. and noon. Saturdays 11:00 a.m. and noon.*
Oakton Library. Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
Richard Byrd Library.Thursdays, 7:00 p.m.*; Tuesdays, 2:30
Patrick Henry Library. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.*
Reston Regional Library. Saturdays; times vary; call for an appointment.*
Thomas Jefferson Library. Saturdays, 1:00 p.m.
Herndon Fortnightly Library. Saturday, January 19, 2:00 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.*
Pohick Regional Library. Wednesday, January 23, 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.*
Braddock District Council to Meet January 9th
The Braddock District Council will have their first meeting of 2013 on January 9, from 7:30 until 9:00 p.m. in Braddock Hall, adjacent to the Supervisor’s office, 9002 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015.
While many communities within the Braddock District have official representatives to the BDC, anyone interested in the activities of the BDC are welcome to attend. The BDC meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday of the month and addresses issues of interest to communities and residents of the Braddock District and beyond. Make attending a BDC meeting one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2013!
Mason Community Forum to Meet January 30th
The next meeting of the University Community Forum will take place January 30 in the Community Meeting Room of the Kings Park Library. The library is located at 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, VA 22015. The University Community Forum is an open forum that meets quarterly to share information and concerns on issues of common interest to Braddock District and other parts of Fairfax County adjacent to the city of Fairfax, and George Mason University. All are welcome to attend.
Save the Date: Final Stormwater Ordinance Meeting Scheduled
Monday, January 28 is the final stakeholders meeting, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center.
Fairfax County is preparing a Stormwater Management Ordinance in response to state regulations that require localities to adopt ordinances and take over reviews and inspections from construction sites effective July 1, 2014. A series of meetings with stakeholders is being held to gather information that will be used to develop the ordinance, along with design and construction standards for stormwater control practices. To see the minutes from three previous meetings and to become involved in this process, go to the following link:
Presentation on Fairfax County and Senior Navigator Websites
Braddock District Council’s Aging in Place Committee will provide a public presentation on “How to Effectively Use the Recently Updated Fairfax County Older Adult Services and Senior Navigator Web Sites” on Wednesday, January 16th at 7:30 PM in the Kings Park Library Meeting Room. Please enter through the Braddock Supervisor’s Office Door. The meeting is open to all.