November Highlights

Talking Book Service Tea and Talk
posted on November 29, 2012

For the holidays, our Talking Book Service has partnered with the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington for the "Better Light for Better Sight & More" tea and talk, taking place at Beatley Central Library on Thursday, December 13 from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.




Author Lizabeth Schuch Discusses Bipolar Memoir
posted on November 19, 2012

Meet local author Lizabeth Schuch, who details her personal trials and triumphs from, More Than Bipolar: A Memoir of Acceptance and Hope, at Beatley Central Library on December 5 at 7:00 p.m.





Visit our Technology Zoo @ Beatley Central and Burke Branch
posted on November 19, 2012

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.



Alexandria Library Redesigns Twitter Page
posted on November 12, 2012

We've redesigned our Twitter page and we want it to reflect the community. What are your favorite books? Share them with us on Twitter, and they'll be added to the brick/book sidewalk layout. Use #Alexlibtwitter & follow us @alexlibraryva.




Alexandria Library Salutes U.S. Veterans
posted on November 9, 2012

In honor of Veteran's Day Alexandria Library has provided a guide to print and digital resources for and about veterans. We salute our American heroes.


Don't Be an Identity Fraud Victim
posted on November 6, 2012

Considering that our world has become increasingly digital in every facet of our lives, Duncan Library has partnered with Virginia Cooperative Extension, whose financial experts will lead an informative identity theft workshop, on Monday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Alexandria Film Festival
posted on November 2, 2012

Coming soon to a library near you— the highly anticipated Sixth Annual Alexandria Film Festival 2012.  From Friday, November 16 through Sunday, November 18, Beatley Central Library has been selected as one of the few venues that will showcase multiple high-quality films during this celebration of burgeoning and established film makers and their new or rare films.  In partnership with Eco-City Alexandria, we'll be featuring FREE films with environmental themes.


Learn How to Write a Novel in Just 30 Days
posted on November 1, 2012

Have you always wanted to write a novel? Here’s your chance! Barrett Branch will be hosting write-ins throughout the month of November. Stop by and work on your novel with other writers!