October Highlights


The Alexandria Film Festival
posted on October 29, 2013

We are honored to host The Alexandria Film Festival again at Beatley Central Library as they bring a multitude of local, American and international independent films to our community. We invite you to our celebration of independents-- join us for free screenings and filmmaker panel discussions, Friday through Sunday, November 8-10.


Early Voting Begins October 26
posted on October 28, 2013

Avoid the hassle of the waiting in voting lines by casting your ballot before Election Day.


Mel Bergheim
posted on October 23, 2013

Alexandria Library pays homage to former Alexandria City Vice Mayor, Mel Bergheim.


World Book Night
posted on October 23, 2013

The Barrett Branch Library is a proud participant of World Book Night, an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free, specially printed paperbacks to light or nonreaders across America on one day.


Halloween Events at Alexandria Library
posted on October 22, 2013

Don't be scared to check out the fun activities at our locations. 


Le Tour d'Alexandria Library
posted on October 11, 2013

Join library staff for a leisurely 12-mile tour of Alexandria Library and branches. Space is limited. Register today!


Autumn Book Sales
posted on October 11, 2013

Friends of Burke, Duncan, and & Beatley Central Library are having book sales. Save on books, DVDs, and CDs!


Download audiobooks 24 hours/7 days a week with OneClickdigital
posted on October 3, 2013

Download high-quality audiobooks from Alexandria Library using OneClickdigital.


Tom Clancy: April 12, 1947 - October 1, 2013
posted on October 2, 2013

Check out our collection of bestselling Tom Clancy works.