September Highlights

Banned Book Week
posted on September 30, 2012

Sweeping across the nation, libraries this week celebrate the freedom to read and heighten awareness about censored books for Banned Books Week, which takes place annually September 30 through October 6.



Digital Bookmobile
posted on September 20, 2012

The Charles E. Beatley Jr., Central Library proudly welcomes a state-of-the art digital bookmobile on Tuesday, September 25 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Election Movie Series
posted on September 20, 2012

Just in time for the campaign season, Beatley Central Library's 2 o'clock matinees on Sundays will include box office hits with political themes.




Alexandria Story Festival
posted on September 15, 2012

Alexandria Library will be participating in the Third Annual Alexandria Story Festival taking place at TC Williams High School, 3330 King Street, Alexandria, on Saturday, September 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.



Alexandria Library Birthday Bash
posted on September 2, 2012 

In honor of Alexandria Library's opening to the public at the Kate Waller Barrett Branch in 1937, our four branches will feature guest performers and events that will keep all ages entertained and engaged on Saturday, September 8. Join us for a day of fun and festive activities as we commemorate our 75th birthday. With autumn and the school session underway, our party will bring in the season!