January Highlights


Special Collections Lecture Series
posted on January 30, 2013

Author and journalist Michael Lee Pope will speak about his new book, Shotgun Justice: One Prosecutor's Crusade Against Crime and Corruption in Alexandria and Arlington. The book details Alexandria's hidden history as the capital of gambling, vice and corruption in Northern Virginia. Saturday, February 9, 2013, 1:30-3:00p.m.




Alexandria Library Celebrates Black History Month
posted on January 25, 2013

In celebration of February's Black History Month, Alexandria Library has compiled the following resources.






Did You Know?
posted on January 20, 2013

Discover more at Alexandria Library.






Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
posted on January 17, 2013

To commemorate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and in celebration of February's Black History Month, Alexandria Library has compiled the a list of library materials.  





Introduction to Corporate Giving
posted on January 17, 2013

Are you looking for companies that can help fund your non-profit organization? Need to get beyond internet searches or the Yellow Pages? Join us for our "Introduction to Corporate Giving" class at Beatley Central Library on Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 p.m. 




Meet Local Author Jameela Alter at Duncan Branch Library
posted on January 7, 2013

Join the Duncan Branch Library Book Discussion Group on Wednesday, January 16 at 7:00 p.m. and meet local author, Jameela Alter, who will share details in writing her novel, On Clipped Wings. Alter's compelling story of clashing religions, castes, and cultures was nominated, "Book of the Year," by Foreword Magazine in 2007.




Computer Tutoring Available at Alexandria Library
posted on January 4, 2013

Need help learning how to use different computer applications? Do you know someone interested in learning how to use a computer, surf the Internet or create documents on Microsoft Word? As simple as the click of a mouse, you can book a librarian or a tech volunteer for computer tutoring at the Alexandria Library Branches below.




eBook Classes at Alexandria Library
posted on January 2, 2013

Would you like to download FREE eBooks and audiobooks on your electronic device? Alexandria Library regularly holds classes that will teach you how you can enjoy your next book on an eReader or mobile smartphone. Sample our selection of eReaders. Or, you may bring your own device for instructors to answer questions that are specific to your device.