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JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY

Hours & Location
Mon, Jan 20 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Tue, Jan 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Jan 22 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 23 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Jan 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
2501 Commonwealth Avenue
Alexandria
Alexandria, VA 22301
Tel: 703.746.1705
Fax: 703.746.1785
About the branch

Parking: There is a small lot with 9 spaces.  On street parking is available.

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1.3 miles) and King Street Stations (1.5 miles)
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E
  • DASH Bus: AT10

Upcoming Events
Tue, Jan 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 21, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 21, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Jan 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Wed, Jan 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Our After School Movie this Month is Happy Feet! Join Mumble and his friends on their quest in the Arctic. MPAA rating: PG; for some mild peril and rude humor.

Wed, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.

Wed, Jan 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
An information session about the duties and responsibilities of an Election Officer.

Thu, Jan 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 23, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 23, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.  

Thu, Jan 23, 3:00pm - 3:55pm
Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 4:55pm
Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 23, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Fri, Jan 24, 11:00am - 12:15pm
Meeting Room
Join Miss Melissa and Miss Katie for some animal improv. Ages 3+

Sat, Jan 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children's Area
Saturday mornings with stories and songs.

Mon, Jan 27, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Jan 27, 11:15am - 11:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required. 

Mon, Jan 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class with our friends at Yoga in Daily Life.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver. 

Tue, Jan 28, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog.

Wed, Jan 29, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories in Duncan's children area every Wednesday. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears. Ages 2-8.

Wed, Jan 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema brings you all of the weird, eclectic, and lesser-known films you probably never saw in theaters.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 30, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver. 

Thu, Jan 30, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
Musical story time for kids ages 1-4 years with a caregiver.  

Thu, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 3:55pm
Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 4:55pm
Meeting Room
The Spitfire Club seeks to create a world in which every girl feels empowered to be the strong and capable protagonist of her own story.

Thu, Jan 30, 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Meeting Room
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Oddball Cinema screens lesser known films you may have missed in theaters! Join them for foreign films, strange documentaries, and fascinating dramas.

Mon, Feb 03, 10:15am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Mon, Feb 03, 11:15am - 11:45am
Meeting Room
Songs, fingerplays and bounces for babies. For ages 0-11 months with caregiver.

Mon, Feb 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
A story time designed for kids with intellectual and physical disabilities, and sensory processing disorders. Ages 2-12. Registration required. 

Mon, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room
Learn how to use the Library’s subscription to Ancestry to research your family history.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:45am - 11:15am
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room
A story time for 1-4 year olds with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice sitting and listening while we read fun stories and do an easy craft. For ages 3+ with a caregiver.

Tue, Feb 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room
Practice reading out loud to a friendly dog. Grades 1-6.

Wed, Feb 05, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Meeting Room
Our After School Movie this Month is Finding Dory! Join Dory on her quest to find her family by making new friends and visiting new places. 95 Minutes Rated PG

Wed, Feb 05, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Meeting Room
The Friends of Duncan Library present A Year of Great Neo Noir Films.

Wed, Feb 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Children's Area
Enjoy bedtime stories and songs in Duncan's children area every Wednesday night. Bring your pajamas and teddy bears.