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KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY

Hours & Location
Mon, Sep 16 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
717 Queen Street
Alexandria
VA 22314
Tel: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708
About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming Events
Fri, Sep 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Story Room
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 months.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:00am - 2:30pm
King Street - Washington St. to the Potomac
Join us at our pop-up library event to learn more about our programs, events, and services.

Sat, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room
Free English as a Second Language intermediate level class held each Saturday from 1-2 pm.

Mon, Sep 23, All day
First Floor
It's Banned Books Week and we are standing up for our right to read! Stop by the Barrett Branch Library to get your photo taken with a favorite banned book and add it to the resistance.

Mon, Sep 23, 7:30pm - 8:45pm
Second Floor
The six-part PBS series explores the 500-year plus history of Latinx Americans.

Tue, Sep 24, All day
First Floor
It's Banned Books Week and we are standing up for our right to read! Stop by the Barrett Branch Library to get your photo taken with a favorite banned book and add it to the resistance.

Tue, Sep 24, 10:15am - 10:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Tue, Sep 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Wed, Sep 25, All day
First Floor
It's Banned Books Week and we are standing up for our right to read! Stop by the Barrett Branch Library to get your photo taken with a favorite banned book and add it to the resistance.

Wed, Sep 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Wed, Sep 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, movement games & yoga for ages 2-5. Adult participation is expected. Younger siblings can come along and join in with their big brothers and sisters.

Wed, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Athenaeum 201 Prince Street Alexandria, VA 22314
Join the Alexandria Library and the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association to participate in the annual Banned Books Read-Out to celebrate your right to read during Banned Books Week.

Thu, Sep 26, All day
First Floor
It's Banned Books Week and we are standing up for our right to read! Stop by the Barrett Branch Library to get your photo taken with a favorite banned book and add it to the resistance.

Fri, Sep 27, All day
First Floor
It's Banned Books Week and we are standing up for our right to read! Stop by the Barrett Branch Library to get your photo taken with a favorite banned book and add it to the resistance.

Fri, Sep 27, 11:00am - 11:45am
Story Room
Interactive yoga/music activities for babies ages 6 weeks to 11 months and their grownups.

Sat, Sep 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Second Floor
Join us for a fun and relaxing morning of painting along with episode "Golden Knoll". All materials provided. Space is limited and registration is required.
This event is full

Sat, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room
Free English as a Second Language intermediate level class held each Saturday from 1-2 pm.

Mon, Sep 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor
Liz Perkinson works in the Washington DC area helping people get their lives and things in order. She specializes in organizing/decluttering and downsizing/move preparation.

Tue, Oct 01, 10:15am - 10:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Tue, Oct 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Favorite children's books are retold with yoga. This program is for ages 2+, though younger siblings can come too.

Tue, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor
Two NAMI-trained presenters bravely share their personal journeys toward recovery and wellness to increase understanding about mental health conditions and inspire hope.

Wed, Oct 02, 10:15am - 10:45am
Story Room
Stories, songs, games & more. Just for children ages 12-23 months. Please choose to come either Tuesday or Wednesday!

Wed, Oct 02, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Favorite children's books are retold with yoga. This program is for ages 2+, though younger siblings can come too.

Thu, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Story Room
Explore art history with story time and a process focused project inspired by an artist. Ages 4-7. All supplies provided. Registration required. Contact Vanessa at vsalo@alexlibraryva.org/703.746.1744

Thu, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

Fri, Oct 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Story Room
Songs, games & other activities for babies 0-11 months.

Sat, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Story Room
Free English as a Second Language intermediate level class held each Saturday from 1-2 pm.