Use Amazon purchases to support Alexandria Library!

The City of Alexandria has been voted's "Most Well-Read City in America" for 3 years in a row. In support of this achievement, Alexandria Library has partnered with Amazon to provide access to items that may not be available currently at the library or that our community of enthusiastic readers would rather own. If there is a book or digital media that has a long holds list, or that you tremendously enjoyed and would now like to own, you can "Buy It Now" through Amazon and the Alexandria Library will receive a portion of the proceeds.

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Better yet, if you were planning on buying household goods, MP3 downloads, DVDs, downloads for Kindles, movie streaming, or anything that you normally purchase for your home-- use the "Buy It Now" link and a percentage of those purchases will help benefit the library.

Help Alexandria Library thrive simply by making purchases you already intended to make!



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The "Buy It Now" button to the right and on the Library's homepage will take you directly to You can purchase ANY products or materials. Simply search, select, add to cart, and purchase as usual. A small portion of the proceeds will benefit the Alexandria Library Foundation, at no extra cost to you!

Purchase Titles in the Online Catalog!

Want to purchase a title you enjoyed from the Alexandria Library's collection? You can by purchase books, music CDs or downloadable MP3s, digital eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, DVDs and videos right from our online catalog.

Instructions -- Search the library's catalog for any title and click on theBIN Book Purchase Instructionbutton next to the title from any screen. The "Buy It Now" button will direct you to the Alexandria Library Amazon purchase page created by Amazon for Alexandria Library supporters.

Step 1: Search the catalog for a title. Select the BIN Button button. You will be directed to the Alexandria Library's purchase site.



Step 2: Click on the bookcover or the underlined title and add to your shopping cart


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Step 3: Add to Shopping Cart.

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Step 4: Confirm the title you are adding to Shopping Cart

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Step 5: Confirm the title you are adding to Shopping Cart!

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Step 6: Review your Shopping Cart and Proceed to Checkout!

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Want to Shop Amazon for other products? Go back to "Step 5" and select the "Please take me back to" link. The link will direct you back to your normal shopping experience. Your book will remain in the shopping cart as you add other items and a small portion of the total proceeds will come to support the Alexandria Library Foundation!