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Thursday/July 12

Harry Potter Party. Activities, games and fun the arrival of the final book at 2 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Ages 8-12. 703-339-4610.

Set Sail Virginia. 2:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Experience life in the new world with games, activities and a craft. Ages 6-12. Call 703-644-7333.

Teen Cinema. Burke 6:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Ask for titles. Ages 12 to 18. Call 703-644-7333.

Discussion. The Springfield Exchange hosts a panel of experts on bullying prevention and intervention strategies 12 p.m. at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8304 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. Free, residents encouraged to bring brown bag lunches. Call Paulette Whiteside at 703-324-5285 or e-mail Paulette.Whiteside@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Friday/July 13

Summer Book Sale. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Find bargains and treasures, including children’s books, cassettes, videos, DVDs and more. 703-451-8055.

Friday Flicks. 11:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and enjoy movies. Ask for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Action Animals. 2:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Discover snakes, monkeys and other animals. Ages 6-12. 703-339-7385.

Saturday/July 14

Action Animals. 10:15 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Discover snakes, monkeys and other animals. Ages 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Summer Book Sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Find bargains and treasures, including children’s books, cassettes, videos, DVDs and more. 703-451-8055.

Monday/July 16

Treasure Hunt. 2 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Use clues and activities to discover Virginia’s past. Ages 6-12. 703-339-7385.

Amazing Escapes. 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Gary Lloyd tells stories of courage and survival. Ages 6-12. Call 703-644-7333 for more information.

Tuesday/July 17

Off to the Beach. Summer fun, stories and activities at 10:30 a.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Ages 13 to 23 months with adult. Call 703-339-4610.

1,2,3, Count With Me. 10:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Short stories, activities and crafts. Ages 2-5 with adult. Call 703-644-7333.

Amazing Escapes. 2:30 p.m. at Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Gary Lloyd tells stories of courage and survival. Ages 6-12. 703-339-7385.

Things That Go Boom. 2:30 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Sound effects, colorful chemistry and vibrations with Mad Science. Ages 6-12. 703-451-8055.

Create a Comic Book. 7 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. With graphic artist Matt Dembicki. Ages 12 to 18. 703-644-7333.

Evening Book Group. "The Gilded Age" by Mark Twain 7:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. 703-644-7333.

Wednesday/July 18

Things that Go Boom. 2:30 p.m. at Kingstowne Library, 6500 Landsdowne Centre, Alexandria. Sound effects, colorful chemistry and vibrations with Mad Science. Ages 6-12. 703-339-4610.

Nature's Bloodsuckers. 3-4:30 p.m. at Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Confront fears of creepy, crawly, slimy, bloodsucking creatures. Suitable for children 6 and older and requires advance registration, $4 per child. For more information, call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hiddenpond.

Thursday/July 19

Teen Cinema. 6:30 p.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Chill with a movie and popcorn. Ask for titles. Ages 12-18. 703-644-7333.

Springfield Writers’ Group. 7 p.m. at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. Share work, give and receive feedback in a supportive setting. 703-451-8055.

Friday/July 20

Friday Flicks. 11:30 a.m. at Pohick Regional Library, 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke. Bring a lunch and enjoy movies. Ask for titles. Ages 1-6 with adult. 703-644-7333.

Explore Nature in the Parks. 8:30-10 p.m. at Lake Accotink, 7500 Accotink Park Road, Springfield. Evening programs that take a closer look at inhabitants of the parks when it gets dark. Suitable for children 7 and older. Bring a flashlight. $5/adult and $3/under 16. Reserve a spot at 703-569-0285 or www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/accotink.

Explore Natural Ponds. 7:30-9 p.m. Hidden Pond Nature Center, 8511 Greeley Blvd., Springfield. Spend the evening looking into dip nets, learning what exactly lives in the water. Popsicles served at end of program. Ages 6 and older, advance registration of $4/person required. Call 703-451-9588 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hiddenpond.

Saturday/July 21

Kaydee Puppets. Colonial times come to life at Richard Byrd Library, 7250 Commerce St., Springfield. 703-451-8055.