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Proclamation and Out of Obscurity Documentary

80th Anniversary Film Festival

2019-08-19 18:00:00 2019-08-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Proclamation and Out of Obscurity Documentary Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Monday, August 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-08-19 18:00:00 2019-08-19 20:00:00 America/New_York Proclamation and Out of Obscurity Documentary Join us for the reading of a proclamation from the Virginia House of Delegates marking the 80th Anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In at 6 pm, followed by a 6:30 screening of Out of Obscurity. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

Join us for the reading of a proclamation from the Virginia House of Delegates marking the 80th Anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-In at 6 pm, followed by a 6:30 screening of Out of Obscurity.

This documentary by Matt Spangler features the events of the Library Sit-In on August 21, 1939 at the Barrett Library, a protest believed to be one of the first of its kind in the century. A reception with treats, anniversary pins and postcards will follow.

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Aug 19 1:00PM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 20 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 21 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Aug 22 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Aug 23 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 24 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 25 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A, 10B, 10E, 11Y
  • DASH Bus: AT2/AT5/AT8
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

Upcoming events

Wed, Aug 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Duncan Book Group meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Fri, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!

Sat, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Mon, Aug 26, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join Oddball Cinema as they screen lesser known films, films that never received a wide release, foreign films, and films that are just downright strange!

Fri, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
This summer, Friday Afternoons are movie matinees at Duncan Library!