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EVENTS
Sun, Jun 26, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 0-5 Available at All Library Locations

Sun, Jun 26, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 6-12. Available at All Library Locations.

Sun, Jun 26, All day
Holmes Run Parkway and Pelham St.
A fun way to spend a beautiful summer day is to visit one of Alexandria Library's StoryWalks.

Sun, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:35pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
A viewing of the films selected for discussion in this month's virtual discussion scheduled for Wednesday, June 29th.

Mon, Jun 27, All day
Virtual
Anytime can be story time when you join us on YouTube. Books we read count towards your 1000 Books Before Kindergarten!

Mon, Jun 27, All day
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Stop by the Burke Library any day this week to fold together a sea critter bookmark that'll keep you company as you embark in your summer reading! Paper, glue, and instructions all provided.

Mon, Jun 27, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 0-5 Available at All Library Locations

Mon, Jun 27, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 6-12. Available at All Library Locations.

Mon, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Clap your fins for Baby Time in the Duncan Library. Please register to help make sure there is room for you. Ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Mon, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Mon, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
ESL is returning to the Burke Library as an in-person event. Come join us. No registration is needed.

Mon, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carlyle House - The Magnolila Terrace
Learn about Alexandria history through stories & activities.

Mon, Jun 27, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Mon, Jun 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Wag your tails and register to practice your reading to a dog at the library. Please leave time to find the book you'll read before your time slot. 1st-6th graders, independent Readers Ages 6-12
This event is full

Mon, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Teens, let's talk books! Rather than reading an assigned book, you are invited to share and talk about any book you've been reading.

Rescheduled
Mon, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Wednesday, June 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org for info about this month's selection or to join our email list.

Tue, Jun 28, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 0-5 Available at All Library Locations

Tue, Jun 28, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 6-12. Available at All Library Locations.

Tue, Jun 28, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
ESL is returning to the Beatley Library as an in person event. Come join us. No registration needed.

Tue, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Butterfly Garden,Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Fun, entertaining, & engaging for all ages!

Tue, Jun 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Tue, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Outdoors
Hey pride crafters! Come to the Barrett Branch Library to make a LGBTQIA+ pride patch that can be added to your jacket, your backpack or where ever you like. Open to all teens ages 12 - 18.

Tue, Jun 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Outdoors
Interact with a Mad Scientist and have fun while learning about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Jun 28, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Need help copying or scanning? Need to send an or download an attachment but don't know how? Volunteers are here to help!

Tue, Jun 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Schedule an appointment with our Computer Volunteer to help with the Internet, Email, MS Word, or other computer questions.

Tue, Jun 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
virtual
Attention all handcrafters! Join us to share what you are working on, see what others are creating, and just chat while we craft together!Register

Wed, Jun 29, All day
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa for a weekly YouTube time for our littlest friends

Wed, Jun 29, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 0-5 Available at All Library Locations

Wed, Jun 29, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 6-12. Available at All Library Locations.

Wed, Jun 29, 10:15am - 10:45am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Looking for a baby storytime and/or a chance to talk to other grown-ups with children? Then join us at the Beatley Central Library for Tummy Time!

Wed, Jun 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
This class is for those who are preparing for the Citizen Exam and Interview. Ideally, you will have already submitted your N-400.

Wed, Jun 29, 11:00am - 11:40am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
An interactive experience for ages 03, with music, movement and props

Wed, Jun 29, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, movement, and activities just right for preschool children. Ages 3-5 with adult.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jun 29, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Tuesday, June 28, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Schedule an appointment with our Computer Volunteer to help with the Internet, Email, MS Word, or other computer questions.

Wed, Jun 29, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
The is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
The is a space for intermediate speaker to practice English and build confidence.

Wed, Jun 29, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Beth Patridge Meeting Room
Join us on summer evenings for the best bedtime stories. Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring your favorite friend to snuggle with while you listen. Please register, space is limited. All Ages

Wed, Jun 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Do you love to read romance novels? Want to talk about them with other romance book lovers? Join us! Email reflib@alexlibraryva.org for info about this month's selection or to join our email list. Register

Wed, Jun 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Watch the selected films at your leisure, and join the Friends of Duncan Library Film Club on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss!Register

Thu, Jun 30, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 0-5 Available at All Library Locations

Thu, Jun 30, All day
All Library Locations
Take home craft kit Ages 6-12. Available at All Library Locations.

Thu, Jun 30, 10:00am - 12:15pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
ESL is returning to the Beatley Library as an in person event. Come join us. No registration needed.

Thu, Jun 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Butterfly Garden
Join us in the Butterfly Garden for Toddler Rock N' Read. Dance, listen, laugh and sing for a fun-filled half hour with friends! Ages 0-5

Thu, Jun 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Children love to be outdoors! Join us in Beatley Central Library's beautiful outdoor Reading Garden for stories, songs and movement tailor-made for children ages 0-5.

Thu, Jun 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Outdoors
Join us on the lawn as we retell Eric Carle stories with yoga!

Thu, Jun 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
NASA researcher Dr. Jessica Noviello will guide you on a tour of the ocean worlds in our Solar System and explain the importance of water in the search for life in exoplanetary systems. Register

Fri, Jul 01, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Pick up a PINGO card and play to help save the ocean! PINGO will run throughout the month of July.

Fri, Jul 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Frank and Betty Wright Reading Garden
Be transported to Latin America to experience the many rhythms and unique instruments different regions. Sing, dance, and play instruments while singing in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Ages 3-6.

Sat, Jul 02, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Pick up a PINGO card and play to help save the ocean! PINGO will run throughout the month of July.

Sat, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us for an afternoon movie! Snacks provided.

Sun, Jul 03, All day
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Pick up a PINGO card and play to help save the ocean! PINGO will run throughout the month of July.

Sun, Jul 03, All day
Holmes Run Parkway and Pelham St.
A fun way to spend a beautiful summer day is to visit one of Alexandria Library's StoryWalks.


 

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

 

All City government facilities are now open to the public but offering limited in-person services, or open by appointment only. Check individual department or program pages for details about specific services. Customers may also call 311 or 703-746-4311 to request in-person information or service.

2021 Tax Forms - Customers can pick up federal tax forms at most Library branches. The Library does not offer tax preparation assistance, but the City's Department of Community & Human Services is offering free tax return preparation by appointment only to eligible residents Wednesdays, 6–8 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon from February 5 through April 23.

Alexandria's Workforce Development Center provide services and resources for job seekers including access to the Career Center, career readiness workshops, career assessments and customized hiring events.

For those feeling depressed or anxiety during these times call SAMHSA’s (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services) Disaster Distress 1-800-985-5990 or Text Talk with Us 66746

For those who feel unsafe at home call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or Text Loveis at 22522

Alexandria Health Department
The Alexandria Health Department is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by coronavirus "COVID-19." Learn about the City's response and find information and resources related to COVID-19. For updates text ALEXCOVID19 to 888777

Virginia Department of Health
The Virginia Department of Health is monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness, called coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The information line is 877-ASK-VDH3

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are our nation’s premier authority on public health information.


More COVID 19 resources