August Highlights

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
posted on August 31, 2012

We are seeking 750 New Library Card users this month.

Back to School Family Night
posted on August 20, 2012

Join us Wednesday, August 29 from 6:00-8:30pm at T.C. Williams High School Face Center, 3330 King Street, Alexandria, Va. Beatley Central Library's Youth Services Manager, Joy Oliver, will discuss useful topics such as databases for children, English as a Second Language classes, and an array of learning activities that will get the whole family involved.

August Trivia Madness
posted on August 20, 2012

This month the Reference Librarians are asking you questions! Correctly answer our weekly trivia question to be entered in a prize drawing.






Burke Branch Library Green Roof Project Update
posted on August 17, 2012

At the September 17, 2012, 4:00 PM, Alexandria Library Board meeting, Jeremy McPike, Director of General Services, and a representative of the Department of Transportation & Environmental Services, will be available to provide additional information regarding the Burke Branch Library Green Roof Project.



Your Summer Vacation Spots Revealed
posted on August 10, 2012

We asked, and you delivered--your postcards. In celebration of Alexandria Library's 75th Anniversary, our "Take Your Library With You” postcard campaign gave the Library some insight about the Alexandria community. We're pleased that our city's residents enjoyed their summer trips, vacationing in destinations near and far.