Saturday, December 22, 2012
Branches will be closed in observance of Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
All Alexandria library branches will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observation of the Christmas holiday. All branches will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31. They will be closed on Jan. 1 in observation of the New Year’s Day.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
BBC show is preparing to air its third season in the United States.
“Downton Abbey” fans, rejoice! If you’ve missed an episode or two, or just want to watch shows for previous season for a second (or third) time, Beatley Central Library is holding a “Downton Abbey” marathon later this month. The British period drama, set in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey, has attracted a large following in the United States and is preparing to air its third season on PBS in January. The library is airing seasons 1 and 2 in late December to give fans a chance to catch up on the series before season 3, which has already aired in the United Kingdom, runs in the United States beginning Jan. 6. “Everyone’s really excited about it,” said Kevin Osborne, adult services manager for the library. “It has a …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Libraries to offer new and extended night hours
Thanks to new funds in the city's operating budget for this upcoming fiscal year, Alexandria libraries are offering new and extended night hours beginning July 1. Here's the new schedule: BEATLEY LIBRARY, 5005 Duke Street Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.- 6p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. BARRETT BRANCH, 717 Queen Street Mon 1 p.m.- 9 p.m.; Tues 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Wed 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Thurs 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. DUNCAN BRANCH, 2501 Commonwealth Avenue Mon. 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Wed. 1 p.m.-9 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. BURKE BRANCH, 4701 Seminary Road Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tues. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Wed. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.; Thurs. 1 p…