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LOCAL HISTORY / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Local History/Special Collections is located inside the Barrett Branch Library and has different hours of operation. Please note the hours below.

Hours & Location
Mon, Jan 21 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Tue, Jan 22 2:00PM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jan 24 Closed
Fri, Jan 25 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 26 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 27 Closed

Address
717 Queen Street
Alexandria
VA 22314
Tel: 703.746.1706
Fax: 703.746.1720
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
Sat, Feb 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Sat, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.

Genealogy Research Request
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Have you checked what database resources are available on your state library website?
House History Research Request
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General Research Request