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JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY

Hours & Location
Mon, Nov 11 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 12 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Nov 13 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 14 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Nov 15 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 16 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 17 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
2501 Commonwealth Avenue
Alexandria
VA 22301
Tel: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785
About the branch

Parking: There is a small lot with 9 spaces.  On street parking is available.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1.3 miles) and King Street Stations (1.5 miles)
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E
  • DASH Bus: AT10

Upcoming Events
Thu, Nov 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Nov 14, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Nov 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.  

Thu, Nov 14, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room
Join us as we discuss a new book each month. All are welcome!

Thu, Nov 14, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Sat, Nov 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area
Saturday mornings with stories and songs.

Sat, Nov 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In, the first known sit-in of the civil rights era, the library will screen films that celebrate black history and civil rights.

Mon, Nov 18, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Nov 18, 11:15am - 11:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required. 

Mon, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Join the Friends of Duncan Library for their monthly meeting! These meetings are open to the public. Learn more about what the Friends do, become a member, and get involved!

Tue, Nov 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 19, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 19, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Nov 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Wed, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
We're making word art buttons using old library book pages, markers, crayons, colored pencils and endless creativity!

Wed, Nov 20, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.

Wed, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
The Duncan Book Discussion Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Thu, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Nov 21, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.

Thu, Nov 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.  

Thu, Nov 21, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Sat, Nov 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Play with Legos! Build your own unique creations, and put them on display. Ages 6+.

Sat, Nov 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Death Cafes are an opportunity to demystify the death experience. We offer an open, safe environment for discussing thoughts, feelings about all manner death and dying.

Mon, Nov 25, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Nov 25, 11:15am - 11:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Nov 25, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required. 

Tue, Nov 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 26, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 26, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Nov 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Nov 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Wed, Nov 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
After School Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Wed, Nov 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.