April Highlights

 

  

El dia de los ninos, el dia de los libros
posted on April  21, 2018

Come celebrate the day of the children and the day of the books at Duncan! (Duncan Branch)

  

The Mix
posted on April  23, 2018

Need to do homework? Want to play video games? Want to tinker with technology? We have something for everyone. (Beatley Central)

  

Coming of age in Alexandria in the 1960s
posted on April  23, 2018

Join a panel of residents who lived in the area as they answer your questions and discuss what life was like in Alexandria during one of America's most tumultuous times.(Duncan Branch)

  

Pet care and handling
posted on April  21, 2018

Two veterinarians from VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital will be here to talk about basic handling and wellness practices. (Burke Branch)

  

Brain games for seniors
posted on April 21, 2018

Come exercise your mind with word, math, and logic puzzles plus a small selection of board games. (Burke Branch)

  

Goodby Chippendale, Hello Eames: Midcentry Modern Furniture
posted on April 21, 2018

This lecture will highlight the major designers and manufacturers from this era who are driving the market and explain the subtle difference between the earliest versions and later revivals that result in surprisingly high prices. (Beatley Central)

  

New to Medicare presentation
posted on April 21, 2018

Come for this free overview of the Medicare Program including what it is, coverage and costs, coverage choices, appeals, enrollment, coordination of benefits, and how to fight fraud, waste, and abuse. (Barrett Branch)

  

Estate planning for young families
posted on April 21, 2018

Come and learn to avoid common mistakes, and feel confident about their ability to ensure that their children will be cared for by the people they want, no matter what. (Duncan Branch)

  

Pop-Up Pup Party
posted on April 19, 2018

Bring your favorite dog(s) to the Holmes Run Dog Park and we will provide the toys and treats. (Beatley Central)

  

Alexandria Library Advocacy 
posted on April 17, 2018

Check out what local Alexandrians say about the Alexandria Library's programs and services. 

  

Spring2Action
posted on April 16, 2018

JYou can make a difference. Donate and support the Alexandria Library!

  

Story time with author Laura Gehl
posted on April 16, 2018

Join author Laura Gehl as she reads her newest picture book, My Pillow Keeps Moving, about a fluffy dog who gets mistaken for a pillow. (Beatley Central)

  

Cape science: life in a vacuum
posted on April 16, 2018

Join us for a captivating program about air pressure with vacuum chamber experiments as the main attraction. (Barrett Branch)

  

Square foot gardening
posted on April 16, 2018

Learn the simple principles of square foot gardening.(Burke Branch)

  

Operation paws for homes
posted on April 16, 2018

Come meet a friendly dog and make toys for rescue dogs for Operation Paws for Homes (Burke Branch)

  

Kaydee puppets
posted on April 16, 2018

BKaydee Puppets will be going to the dogs today, with "No Bones About It," plus another story "Stone Soup."  (Barrett Branch)

  

Friends book sale
posted on April 11, 2018

Books, CDs, DVDs and more will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Ducan Branch. (Duncan Branch)

  

Mobile Art lab
posted on April 11, 2018

Come do hands-on art activities relating to dogs.  (Burke Branch)

 

  

Newcomer's Open House
posted on April 10, 2018

Join us for a teen only space every Monday after school. Need to do homework? Want to tinker with technology? We have something for everyone. (Beatley Central)

 

  

Newcomer's Open House
posted on April 7, 2018

Non-profit and civic groups will be on hand to provide information about local social services, health services, workforce development, and much more! (Beatley Central)

 

  

Coast Guard search and rescue and their animal helpers
posted on April 7, 2018

Join members of the Coast Guard to learn how animals have helped out in the past and present. (Beatley Central)

 

  

Make & Take: pretend pooches
posted on April 7, 2018

Can't convince your parents to let you get a dog? Make a balloon puppy or paper bag dog puppet for hours of pet-filled fun. (Beatley Central)

 

  

The Mix
posted on April 7, 2018

Join us for a teen only space every Monday after school. Need to do homework? Want to tinker with technology? We have something for everyone. (Beatley Central)

 

  

National Library Workers Day
posted on April 4, 2018

NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

 

  

National Library Week
posted on April 4, 2018

Get your free library card with Alexandria Library to celebrate National Library Week

 

  

Project Natale jazz quartet
posted on April 2, 2018

TCome and join us for a contempoary jazz concert. (Burke Branch)

 

  

Celebrate dogs with art drawing class
posted on April 2, 2018

Come make some dog art to celebrate these important companions! Learn basic dog drawing skills and have fun adding personality with color. (Barrett Branch)

 

  

Paws dogs meet and greet
posted on April 2, 2018

Meet adorable trained therapy dogs and learn about some of the jobs they do. (Beatley Central)

 

  

Poetry Walk Of Avenue poems
posted on April 2, 2018

Join us  to walk Mt Vernon Ave to read the poems outside 30 businesses and the Farmer’s Market that Renée “poem-bombed” for April, poetry month. (Duncan Branch)

 

  

Carefull knitting - AAR Edition
posted on March 30, 2018

This month we'll be contributing to a local animal charity in honor of Sergeant Stubby, the subject of this year's All Alexandria Reads (AAR) book by Ann Bausum. (Barrett Branch)

 

  

Muttigrees: helping homeless dogs
posted on March 30, 2018

Join us for our All Alexandria Reads program with Muttigrees and the discussion of Stubby to Dog Soldier: World War I Hero by Blake Hoena, homeless dogs in our area, and make dog toys for shelters! (Duncan Branch)

 

  

A day in the life of a K-9 team
posted on March 27, 2018

Join a K-9 team from the Alexandria Police Department to learn about their job.(Beatley Central)

 

  

The Mix
posted on March 28, 2018

Join us for a teen only space every Monday after school. Need to do homework? Want to play video games? Want to tinker with technology? (Beatley Central)

 

   

Delayed Opening 
posted on March 28, 2018

Beatley Central will open at 1pm on Tuesday, April 3.