June Highlights



Giving Tuesday
posted on November 16, 2017

Learn how you can make a difference with Alexandria Library. 



Tax basics
posted on November 16, 2017

An interactive class that will help you understand the basic tax forms, what documents you need to prepare your tax return, and tips to reduce your tax bill. (Burke Branch)



Thanksgiving holiday
posted on November 15, 2017

All Alexandria Libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24. 



Native American Heritage
posted on November 10, 2017

Join a National Park Service Ranger to learn about Native American history during the American Civil War. (Duncan Branch)




Author Talk with Dorothy Seyler
posted on November 10, 2017

Dorothy U. Seyler discusses her book, "The Obleisk and the Englishman", about William John Bankes (1786-1855)who was a pioneer in the study of ancient Egypt.s.(Burke Branch)



Virginia Native American Heritage
posted on November 8, 2017

Come and join Dr. Wood of the Virginia Indian Program for a talk about the history and culture of Virginia's Native American peoples. (Beatley Central)



Folded book art
posted on November 6, 2017

Come learn how to turn an old book into a recycled piece of art just by folding its pages.(Beatley Central)



Veterans Day closure
posted on November 6, 2017

Law Library will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of the Veteran's Day holiday.(Law Library)




Crochet or knit poppies
posted on November 1, 2017

In remmebrnace of WWI for the Poppy Project, d The Office of Historic Alexandria invites the public to sew or crochet red poppies 2-4 inches in diameter and drop them off at boxes at the Alexandria Library. (Barrett Branch)


Cruising: making waves & sense
posted on November 1, 2017

Interested in cruising, but not sure where to start? Join us at Beatley Library and learn the tips and tricks from an insider. David Kriso, a published travel writer and cruise line agent. (Beatley Central)


Fall Book Sale -- Duncan
posted on October 23, 2017

Friends of Duncan Library Fall Book Sale -- Sunday Bag Sale(Duncan Branch)



Code club
posted on November 1, 2017

Tweens and teens will learn the basics of coding through fun hands-on projects that focus on creating. Curriculum provided by Girls Who Code, though all genders are welcome.(Burke Branch)



Selecting shrubs
posted on November 1, 2017

The right shrub can add beauty and curb appeal to your home and yard, and, in this presentation, you will learn about a variety of shrubs that thrive in this area. (Burke Branch)



Making holiday plant containers
posted on October 23, 2017

Come learn some tips and tricks for keeping greenery fresh and for selecting plants for winter long interest in containers. (Barrett Branch)



Holiday and hostess gifts using herbs
posted on October 23, 2017

Join us for this workshop on easy, fun and delicious gift ideas to make using your dried herbs. Learn how to make herbal soaps in a crock pot, herbal vinegars, and more.(Burke Branch)



A year in foreign films-Bleu
posted on October 23, 2017

Julie (Juliette Binoche) is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter.(Duncan Branch)