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Hours & Location
Mon, Jul 22 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

717 Queen Street
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
Tue, Jul 23, 10:15am - 10:45am
Second Floor
Yoga fun for ages 12-23 months. Get a class form June 11-27 at the Barrett Youth Services desk. Group size is limited.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Yoga activities based on 3 Eric Carle books for ages 2 and up. No registration, but a release form signed by a parent is required.

Tue, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
First Floor
Things that go BOOM!

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Second Floor
Tim States will explain what investment moves are required to ensure that your retirement is secure and why define contribution plans demand that the individual make smart moves.

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
"Nursery Rhyme and Rhythm" & "The Little Red Hen's Wacky Week."

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Come and dance! Ages 2+

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
First Floor
Yoga activities for babies ages 6 weeks to 11 months and their grownups. No registration required.

Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Second Floor
Succulents are a great choice if want to have plants, but don't have a lot of room. Come learn about succulents at this free event. Advance registration requested at MGNV.orgRegister

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
A singalong concert featuring the amazing "One Man Band."

Tue, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Lots and lots of Duplos and Legos.

Wed, Jul 31, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
First Floor
Animal show for children ages 6+

Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 11:45am
First Floor
Songs and activities for our very youngest friends.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group!

Fri, Aug 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
First Floor
A play time just for our youngest friends, ages 0-24 months.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
First Floor
Calling all train lovers--it's a Duplo train play morning.