November Highlights


Support the Alexandria Library Foundation on Cyber Monday & Giving Tuesday
posted on November 18, 2013

As the holiday shopping season kicks off the day after Thanksgiving with "Black Friday," followed by its virtual counterpart, "Cyber Monday," you now have the option to spread the spirit of giving when you purchase through Alexandria Library's Buy It Now link


Thanksgiving closures
posted on November 18, 2013

Alexandria Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. 


Construction at Barrett
posted on November 18, 2013

Starting November 22, window installation will take place at the Barrett Branch. Please excuse the noise and any inconvenience.


Paws to Read Now at Burke Branch
posted on November 15, 2013

Learn to read with ease and make a new friend!


International Games Day at Burke Branch Library
posted on November 11, 2013

Alexandria Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country on November 16, 2013, for the sixth annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games Day. Join in on the fun from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Burke Branch Library.


Grantseeking Basics Class at Beatley Central Library
posted on November 4, 2013

Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization? Are you new to fundraising? Do you want to learn how the funding research process works, and what tools and resources are available? Join Beatley Central Library for our Grantseeking Basics class, hosted by The Foundation Center on Thursday, November 14 at 7 p.m. Learn how to become a better grantseeker!


Warren Brown visits Beatley Central Library
posted on November 1, 2013

Just in time for the Thanksgiving season, Warren Brown, founder and owner of CakeLove will join Beatley Central Library, warming our appetites to the classic dessert dish for this time of year: the pie. On Saturday, November 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. he'll present his fourth cookbook, Pie Love, filled with sweet-tooth satisfying recipes with fun twists like blueberry maple pie, mango and strawberry tart, and apple lasagna. 


Alexandria Library Salutes U.S. Veterans
posted on November 1, 2013

In honor of our Veterans, Alexandria Library has provided a guide to print and digital resources for and about veterans. We salute our American heroes, and will be having children's events at our Duncan Branch that honor our military.