Reserve a Meeting Room

Four meeting rooms are available for patron use at Alexandria Library:

Beatley Central Large Meeting Room  Capacity 10 – 150 people
Beatley Central Small Conference Room  Capacity 2 – 10 people
Burke Branch Meeting Room   Capacity 2 – 90 people 
Duncan Branch Meeting Room  Capacity 2 – 50 people 


These rooms are available to patrons and their organizations for meetings of an educational, cultural or civic nature. To reserve a room, you must be a library cardholder in good standing (no fines or fees on your account) who lives in, or owns property in, the City of Alexandria, or works for the City of Alexandria. Rooms must be reserved at least a week in advance. All events taking place in the meeting rooms will be listed on the Meeting Room Calendar.

To request a meeting room online, please use the Meeting Room Calendar. Select a room and click on the date to see what time the room is available.


Paper room requests (applications in .pdf forms are listed below) can be taken at each Library. Please also read the regulations for reserving and using a meeting room. Representatives will respond to requests as soon as possible and normally within 72 hours (weekends and holidays excluded).


Beatley Central
5005 Duke Street (representative at Circulation Desk)
tel: 703-746-1702x6 fax: 703-746-1739
(link to .pdf Regulations and .pdf Request Form)


Burke Branch
4701 Seminary Road
tel: 703-746-1704 fax: 703-746-1775
(link to .pdf Regulations and .pdf Request Form)

Duncan Branch
2501 Commonwealth Avenue
tel: 703-746-1705 fax: 703-746-1785
(link to .pdf Regulations and .pdf Request Form)