March Highlights


WUSA 9 Reporter Bruce Johnson visits Beatley Central on April 10
posted on March 29, 2013

Join us at Beatley Central on April 10, at 7 p.m., as WUSA News Reporter Bruce Johnson will discuss his book, Heart to Heart, his personal account of surviving a heart attack. He’ll be joined by a panelist of healthcare professionals who will answer questions from the audience about heart health.




On April 17, Support ALF for the Spring2Action Fundraiser!
posted on March 23, 2013

On April 17, the Alexandria Library Foundation will participate in Spring2Action, a 24-hour online fundraising opportunity that allows Alexandria charities to win up to $30,000 in grants and prizes for their amazing efforts! Join the Alexandria Library Foundation for its Library Pride campaign! 




Alexandria Library Featured on C-SPAN
posted on March 18, 2013

Alexandria Library was pleased to be a part of C-SPAN's BOOK-TV and American History TV (AHTV) documentary series about our historic city on March 16 and 17. 





Meet Local Author Bill Schweigart at Beatley Central
posted on March 15, 2013

Local author, Bill Schweigart, will discuss his latest Coast Guard thriller, Slipping the Cable, at Beatley Central Library on April 2 at 7 p.m. 






Tea & Talk On Low Vision at Beatley Central
posted on March 12, 2013

Join us for a presentation by Gloria Sussman, sponsored by Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington.





Women's Film Festival at Beatley Central
posted on March 11, 2013

In celebration of Women’s History Month, join us for films with women-centered themes and famous females of the past. Call 703-746-1702 for more information.




Freedmen's Cemetery Memorial Lecture at Beatley Central
posted on March 9, 2013

Join us on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. Presenters include Francine Bromberg, Acting Director, Alexandria Archaeology and Audrey Davis, Acting Director, Black History Museum.




Results of Alexandria Library Lovers Survey
posted on March 7, 2013

Our tally is in! We asked what you Alexandria Library Lovers adored most--our materials, staff, programs or other--and staff won the vote. 




Budget Town Hall Meeting at Beatley Central Library
posted on March 1, 2013

Alexandria's City Manager, Rashad Young,  will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting at Beatley Central Library on March 6 at 7 p.m. He will address our city's proposed budget, which was announced on February 26. For upcoming meetings, please see the City of Alexandria website.