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

Hours & Location
We're closed Sunday April 12
Mon, Mar 30 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 31 2:00PM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 01 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Apr 02 Closed
Fri, Apr 03 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 04 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 05 Closed

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
Tue, Jun 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sprouse Rare Book Room
How do you identify the worth of your flea market finds? How about finding a new recipe for the Farmer's Market bounty? Learn how to use the Library's online resources to help you.
Registration opens Saturday, May 9 2020 at 9:00am