May Highlights

Take 25 Event
Posted on May 20, 2012

Alexandria Library will be partnering with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on Friday, May 25 to commemorate National Missing Children's Day. Join us from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Beatley Central Branch at 5005 Duke Street, as we encourage parents to take 25 minutes to talk about safety and abduction prevention with their children. 


Alexandria Loves Books More Than Any Other U.S. City 
posted on May 20, 2012

How do we love thee--books, that is? Apparently, we Alexandrians are reading the ways. According to's annual list of top-reading cities in America, Alexandria ranks as number one. The data findings also reveal that the city swoons the most over romance books. Virginia is for lovers, indeed.