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Del Ray Library Hosting Lego Competition This Afternoon
AlxNow, Nov 17, 2023

Alexandria Library’s Dungeons and Dragons campaign helps local children become adventuring heroes
AlxNow, August 23, 2023

Concert tomorrow at the library features ‘Songs and Stories of Mexilachia’
AlxNow, August 10, 2023

Alexandria expands gun lock distribution to libraries
NBC4, July 21, 2023

Celebrate Juneteenth in Alexandria: Events Happening Throughout the Month
The Zebra, June 2, 2023

Alexandria Library Giving Away Free Gun Locks in June 2023
The Zebra, May 31, 2023

Alexandria Library launches new archive to document the city’s online culture
AlxNow, May 17, 2023

Plastic Crisis Inspires Children’s Art Show at Alexandria Library
The Zebra, May 1, 2023

Alexandria, steeped in history, seeks to recover its Black community's past
The Washington Post, April 30, 2023

Alexandria hosting 'Black Family Reunion' with goal of improving historic collection
DC News Now, April 29, 2023

Alexandria working to add histories of Black citizens to city archives
WUSA9, April 29, 2023

Alexandria Library aims to expand historical archive on African American families
WUSA9, April 27, 2023

Nationally Acclaimed YA Author Ebony LaDelle Hosting Virtual Talk with Alexandria Library
The Zebra, April 25, 2023

Black Family Reunion Event Happening at Alexandria's Barrett Library on April 29th
The Zebra, April 22, 2023

Alexandria Library Black Family Reunion
The Zebra, April, 2023

Spring Booksale at Duncan Library
The Zebra, April, 2023

Library Loaning Chromebooks
The Zebra, April, 2023

Alexandria Library throwing book sale event this week
AlxNow, March 22, 2023

Alexandria Library Loaning Chromebooks With Free Internet Access
The Zebra, February 27, 2023

New book chronicles the 1939 effort to integrate Alexandria’s library
The Washington Post, February 22, 2023

Help Barrett Branch Library Document Alexandria's Black History April 29
Zebra, February 15, 2023

Honoring Black History: Sharing Our Stories
DC News Now, February 8, 2023 (starting at minute 17:24)

Alexandria Woman Creates Tapestry Honoring 200-Plus Women Throughout History
Zebra, February 7, 2023

Library staffers discuss grant program to educate patrons on the environment
American Libraries Magazine, January 29, 2023



Food for Thought, and Eating Of Course
Alexandria Gazette Packet, December 19, 2019

At the Library, Patrons Check Out Death Discussions
ALXNow, October 15, 2019

80 years later, Alexandria marks civil rights milestone
WTOP, August 2019

Alexandria commemorates 80th anniversary of first-recorded library sit-in
WDVM, August 2019

America Has a Digital Skills Gap. Libraries Can Help Fix It
The Atlantic, June 2019

Volunteer experience at Duncan Branch of the Alexandria Library, April 1, 2019

"Alexandria Library Launches All Alexandria Reads
The Alexandria Times, pg. 3, March 21, 2019

"Morris L. Murray's contribution to civil rights
The Alexandria Times, pg. 27, February 28, 2019

"Remembering Samuel Tucker, a great Alexandrian
The Alexandria Times, pg. 25, February 14, 2019

"Samuel Tucker's 1939 Library Sit-In
The Alexandria Times, pg. 27, February 14, 2019

"Alexandria Library Launches New User-Centered Website Loaded with Modern Options
The Zebra Press, February 2019

"Supporting Your Local Library
The Zebra Press, February 2019

"Local Free Indoor Activities in February
The Zebra Press, February 2019

"Telling the Whole Story
The Zebra Press, February 2019




"The Changing Role Of Libraries In Virginia" (audio
Virginia's Public Radio, November 23, 2017

"Reading and More
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 11, November 16-22, 2017

"Kids Get Library Cards
The Zebra Press, page 42, November, 2017

"Thanks To Grant, Alexandria Library Can Hire Summer Interns
The Zebra Press, page 31, August, 2017

"Library Receives Intership Grant
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 18, August 10-16, 2017

"Alexandria Library Receives Awards at NAGC Conference
The Zebra Press, page 4, July, 2017

"Summer happenings at the Alexandria Library
AlexandriaNews.Org, June 26, 2017

"I Always Will Refuse': Civil rights protests in public libraries
American Libraries, June 1, 2017

"All Alexandria Reads Focuses on Art Crime
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 7, March 23-29, 2017

"10 Ways  to Explore Women's History In Alexandria, VA, March 9, 2017

"Taking a Stand: Samuel Tucker & the 1939 Alexandria Library Sit-In
NBC4 Washington, February 6, 2017




"A Yarn Storm at the Alexandria Beatley Library", November 18, 2015

"Alexandria Library"

"Paws to Read at Duncan Library", April 29, 2015

"Why Starbucks and Libraries Need to Talk", March 26, 2015

"Beatley Central Library Architect Dies at the Age of 80", March 14, 2015

"Public Libraries on VOA Persian" (Video)
Voices of America, February 23, 2015

"Unsung Heroes: Virginia Library Sit-In" , February 9, 2015




"Head Downtown to See Downton Abbey, Free Flicks"
CBS DC, December 27, 2013

"Alexandria Library to Host 'Downton Abbey' Marathon"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, December 26, 2013

"Free Flicks an Alternative to Playing the Ticket Game for 'Ender's Game'"
CBS DC, November 1, 2013

"Books: Belfoure Writes What He Knows"
Fairfax Times, November 1, 2013

"Hollywood Comes to Alexandria"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, October 30, 2013

"Events Roundup: Moving around DC and Northern Virginia", October 22, 2013

"50 Years Later, A Long Way to Go"
Alexandria Gazette, September 26, 2013 

"Mental Health Discussions Offered at Beatley Library"
West End Alexandria Patch, September 24, 2013 

"The Long Road to Public Use for the Lyceum"
Alexandria Times, September 19, 2013 

"Back to School, Register for a Library Card, Fall Rec Guide Available"
West End Alexandria Patch, September 3, 2013 

"Hitchcock at Duncan Library, Cinema Del Ray and Bratwurst Day"
Del Ray Patch, August 12, 2013 

"Book Brings Black Alexandria's Hidden History to Light"
The Washington Post, August 8, 2013

"Amazon vs. Your Public Library"
Fortune Magazine, July 22, 2013

"Saluting City's African-American History Makers"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, July 18, 2013

"Beacons of Light
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, July 18, 2013

Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, July 18, 2013

"Alexandria's Cemetery for Former Slaves"
American History TV, June 29, 2013

"Outstanding Library Trustee Awarded to Former Alexandria Library Chair" Alexandria Library Press Release, June 6, 2013 

"Protecting Against Identity Theft and Fraudulent Schemes"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, June 5, 2013

"Alexandria to Lose Historian" (p.1)
Alexandria Gazette Packett, May 30, 2013

"Summer Fun in Alexandria" (p.2)
Alexandria Gazette Packett, May 30, 2013

"People Notes"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, May 15, 2013

"Books Come Alive in May at Alexandria Library"
West End Alexandria Patch, May 1, 2013

"All Alexandria Reads Events at Burke Library"
West End Alexandria Patch, May 1, 2013

"Duncan Library Book Sale Begins Wednesday With Special Preview"
Del Ray Patch, April 30, 2013

"Alexandria Library Celebrates Sit-In Anniversary"
Public Libraries, March/April 2013

"Keep Alexandria a World-Class City By Restoring Library Funding
Alexandria Times, April 25, 2013

"What to Know About Retirement
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, April 19, 2013

"Snapshot Days Coming to Alexandria Libraries
West End Alexandria Patch, April 19, 2013

"Supporting Capital Bikeshare Comes at the Cost of Other Priorities
Alexandria Times, April 18, 2013

"Library Patrons Ask for Repair Work, No Cuts
Old Town Alexandria Patch, April 15, 2013

"World Book Night Comes to Barrett Branch Library
Old Town Alexandria Patch, April 12, 2013

"StoryCorps to Come to Alexandria, Part of All Alexandria Reads'" 
West End Alexandria Patch, April 5, 2013

"Library Hours Could be Cut Under Proposed Budget
Alexandria Times, April 4, 2013

"Libraries Take a Hit While Bikeshare Expands
Alexandria Times, March 28, 2013

"Beatley Central Library Book Sale Branches Out
West End Alexandria Patch, March 28, 2013

"Making Poetry Open to All
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, March 21, 2013

"Alexandria: Sit In 1939
BOOK-TV and American History TV, March 16, 2013

"Alexandria Featured on Book TV and American History TV
Old Town Alexandria Patch, March 16, 2013

"Library to Host Freedmen's Cemetery Memorial Lecture
Old Town Alexandria Patch, March 13, 2013

"Alexandria Library Hosts Women's Film Fest
West End Alexandria Patch, March 4, 2013

"Alexandria Library Wins $8k American Dream Grant From American Library Association, February 21, 2013

"Get Creative and Stay Active This Winter" (p.9)
Alexandria Gazette Packet, January 31, 2013

"Potomac River's Majesty on Display at Beatley
Old Town Alexandria Patch, February 13, 2013

"Get Creative and Stay Active This Winter" (p.9)
Alexandria Gazette Packet, January 31, 2013

"Duncan Library Welcomes New Manager"
Del Ray Patch, January 29, 2013

"Beatley Library to Host 'Introduction to Corporate Giving' Seminar for Nonprofits"
West End Alexandria Patch, January 23, 2013

"Library Speed Dating"
NBC4 Washington, January 11, 2013

"Alexandria Museum Links Past, Present and Future"
The Washington Informer, January 2, 2013



"Alexandria Library Offers Online Resource Tool EZProxy
Zebra Press, November 23, 2020

"Examples To Emulate - Commemorating Local History in Alexandria
Information Today, November 18, 2020

"Alexandria Library receives grant to educate the public on climate change, November 13, 2020

"Alexandria Library Receives Grant to Create Programs About Climate Change
Zebra Press, November 2020

"Library Recognized For '39 Sit-In Program
Zebra Press, September 2020

"Library Hosts "Rightfully Hers" Exhibit
Alexandria Gazette Packet, September 3, 2020

"National Archives loans 19th Amendment display to Alexandria Library
Local, September 1, 2020

"Alexandria Library Receives Prestigious Award for Program Recognizing ’39 Sit-In
Zebra, August 21, 2020

"Revisiting the Alexandria Library sit-in on its 81st anniversary
WTOP, August 20, 2020

"Alexandria Libraries Reopen With Restrictions
NBC4, August 17, 2020

"Alexandria Libraries Reopen With Safety Precautions and Limited Capacity
ALXNow, August 17, 2020

"Alexandria Library Locations Reopen To Public
Zebra, August 12, 2020

"Alexandria Libraries to Reopen to Public August 17
The Patch, August 12, 2020

"John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards announced
American Library Association, July 31, 2020

"Wins Special Award in African American History
Alexandria Gazette Packet, July 23, 2020

"Alexandria Student Wins at International History Contest for Paper on Library Sit-In
Zebra, July 22, 2020

"Doing Right by History: The We Are Alexandria Library Sit-in
ALA Public Programs Office, July 20, 2020

"Virtual Library Meets Need for Escape for Alexandrians
Alexandria Gazette Packet, July 17, 2020

"Alexandria Library Wins ALA’s ‘Excellence in Library Programming’ Award
Zebra, June 12, 2020

"Overdue Book? Fines Waived at Alexandria Library Until July 31
Zebra, June 12, 2020

"Alexandria Library begins Curbside Pickup
Zebra, June 10, 2020

"Alexandria Library wins ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award
American Library Association, June 6, 2020

"Libraries Start to Offer Curbside Services
Alexandria Living Magazine, June 6, 2020

"Honoring Alexandria’s Kate Waller Barrett
Alexandria Times, June 5, 2020

"Alexandria Celebrates Women - Honoring Alexandria's Kate Waller Barrett
Alexandria Times, June 4, 2020

"City of Alexandria Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month
Zebra, June 2, 2020

"Alexandria Libraries To Offer Curbside Pickup Before Reopening
Patch, June 1, 2020

"Alexandria Library Boosts eBook Selection During Quarantine
ALXNow, April 1, 2020

"Alexandria Architect and Historic Preservation Manager Retires
ALXNow, February 11, 2020

"Beatley Central Library Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary This Weekend
ALXNow, January 31, 2020

"Local History in Alexandria
The Zebra Press, January 2020



"New Inmate Book Club Welcomes Author Andrew Aydin
The Zebra Press, August 6, 2018

"Carlyle Kids
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 3, July 12-18, 2018

"Books, Barks and Bowling
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 13, March 29-April 4, 2018

"All Alexandria Reads Returns
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 22, April 5-11, 2018

"Alexandria Library Welcomes Ann Bausum
The Zebra Press, page 15, April, 2018

"Fun for $3 at Beatley Library Book Sale
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 6, March 8-14, 2018

"Alexandria Library Staff Visits Doctos' Offices for Bi-Lingual Outreach
The Zebra Press, page 43, February, 2018




"Behind the Glass Wall"
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 6, November 10-16, 2016

"The Alexandria Library Foundation exceeds $50,000 goal and receives matching grant from City of Alexandria
The Zebra, September 7, 2016

"Library's Passport Program Honored"
Alexandria Gazette Packet, page 9, June 9, 2016

"Program Model: Coming of Age in Alexandria in the '60s", June 8, 2016

"STEAMtivity Programs"
Library of Virginia Youth Services Notes, #246 pages 4-5, May 23, 2016

"Library STEAMs Ahead With Creative Program"
Voice of America, April 27, 2016




"Library Marks 75th Anniversary of First Sit-In"
American Libraries, November/December 2014

"Interested in Alexandria History? Check out the Special Collections Branch"
The Washington Post, October 4, 2014

"The 75th Anniversary of the Alexandria Sit-In" (video)
WUSA9, August 22, 2014

"75 Years After the Alexandria Library Sit-In"
The Kojo Nnamdi Show, August 22, 2014

"Samuel W. Tucker: A man ahead of his time"
Alexandria Times, August 21, 2014

"Little Known Black History Fact: Alexandria Library Sit-In" (audio) and Tom Joyner Morning Show, August 21, 2014

"Lawyer Samuel Tucker and his historic 1939 sit-in at segregated Alexandria Library"
Washington Post, August 7, 2014

"Using Technology to Enhance Life"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, June 19, 2014

"Celebrated Poet E. Ethelbert Miller Joins Duncan Branch Library", April 25, 2014

"Bike to Work Day is Just a Start"
Alexandria Times, April 10, 2014

"Libraries Celebrate Women's History Month"
American Libraries, March 18, 2014

"The Business Plan: Alexandria Library Is a Powerful Resource for Small Businesses"
Alexandria Times, February 27, 2014

"Life of Freed Slave Michael Shriner"
C-SPAN, February 4, 2014

"African American Heritage Tour Visits Alexandria" (PDF)
The Washington Informer, January 16 - January 22, 2014

"The 1939 Civil Rights Sit-In At Alexandria Library Reaches Its 75th Anniversary & We Kick-Off Our Year-long Celebration", January 15, 2014

"Free & Easy"
Washington Post, January 12, 2014





"At Libraries Children Find Delight In Reading to Dogs"
Washington Post, December 27, 2012

"Books to Help Children and Parents Cope With Newtown"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, December 27, 2012

"Library to Hold 'Speed Dating' Event"
West End Alexandria Patch, December 26, 2012

"'Downton Abbey' Marathon in Alexandria"
Northern Virginia Magazine, December 20, 2012 

"The Needle: Creeping Cash"
Washington City Paper, December 18, 2012 

"How to Celebrate the Holidays on a Budget"
West End Alexandria Patch, December 14, 2012 

"Beatley Library to Host 'Downton Abbey' Marathon
West End Alexandria Patch, December 12, 2012

"Alexandria Film Festival Returns to Port City for Sixth Rendition"
Alexandria Times, November 15, 2012

"Alexandria Film Festival Opens This Week"
West End Alexandria Patch, November 12, 2012

"Alexandria Film Festival Goes Green with New Films"
Northern Virginia Magazine, November 12, 2012

"Alexandria Libraries Extending Due Date After Sandy"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, October 31, 2012

"Beatley Library Book Sale Draws Crowds"
West End Alexandria Patch, October 22, 2012

"Beatley Library Holds Annual Book Sale"
West End Alexandria Patch, October 18, 2012

"After Recession, Washington Area Libraries Adapt to High Demand on a Tight Budget"
The Washington Post, October 3, 2012

"Celebrate the Freedom to Read"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, October 1, 2012

"Celebrate Literacy
Old Town Alexandria Patch, September 1, 2012

"Beatley Library Goes Solar"
Alexandria Times, August 1, 2012

"Alexandria Library Captures Historic City in Photo Book Released by Staff" , August 1, 2012

"City Outfits Beatley Library with Solar Panels"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, July 31, 2012

"Beatley Library Gets Greener: Solar Panel Installation Begins", July 31, 2012

"Send a Postcard to Your Local Library"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, July 26, 2012

"Foundation Hosts Garden Party"
Alexandria Gazette/The Connection Papers, June 25, 2012

"Alexandria Library Receives Historic 1796 Map and Ledger"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, June 25, 2012

"Mapping the Past: Library Acquires 1796 Map and Ledger of Land Owned by the Alexander Family"
Alexandria Gazette Packet, June 21, 2012

"DMV Mobile Offices Visit Beatley" (p.7)
Alexandria Gazette Packet, June 21, 2012

"Alexandria Library Receives Gift of 1796 Map"
WAMU 88.5 American University Radio, June 19, 2012

"Washington Area Dance Highlights for Summer 2012"
Washington Post, June 2, 2012

"Youngest Spelling Bee Contestant is Only 6, Full of Self-Confidence"
Standard-Examiner, May 29, 2012

"Most Child Abductions Occur During After School Hours"
WUSA 9 News Now, May 25, 2012

"Alexandria Library Unveils New Website"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, May 25, 2012

"Spotlight on Child Safety"
Alexandria Gazette Packet, May 24, 2012

"Alexandria Named Most Well-Read City by Amazon"
The Washington Post, May 23, 2012

"Alexandria Library's New Website", May 22, 2012

"Alexandria Libraries Participate in State 'Snapshot Day'"
Old Town Alexandria Patch, April 15, 2012




"The Library: Are You a Card-Carrying Member?"
Washington Post, September 9, 2010

"Shh! History Being Made"
Alexandria Gazette Packet, August 27, 2009