Teen Summer Reading

Calling all teens (rising 6th-12th grade) to join Summer Reading! Do you have required reading this summer for school? Or just love reading at the pool? You can win a prize or save on your library fines while reading.

After logging in 4 or more books, your name will be entered in a drawing to win a grand prize. Overdue fines up to $25 will be forgiven if you are a middle or high school student who registers, reads, and adds at least one book to your reading log.

For Love of Country Writing Contest

The Alexandria Library and the For Love of Country Foundation present the Annual Essay and Poetry contest, "You’re Eighteen, And Your friends Say They Don’t Want To Vote. What Do You Say?"

Entries are due by September 8, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Free Language Learning with Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system with over 70 different language courses and 18 ESL courses. Create your own login with your library card number and track your progress. 

Try the Mango Languages App for on the go access!

Free SAT, PSAT, and ACT Prep Tests

Testing & Education Reference Center helps you practice for the SAT, PSAT, and ACT and provides a scholarship and college search to assist you in getting into the college of your dreams.


Free Permit Practice Tests

Driving-Tests.org is a website for learners who want to practice their skills before taking the real DMV test. The site provides practice tests for the State of Virginia. Please note that these are not real driving tests and the results cannot be used as proof of DMV course completion of any sort – they are for personal use only.