PRINTING SERVICES AT THE BRANCH LIBRARY HAVE BEEN RESTORED, HOWEVER COPYING REMAINS UNAVAILABLE. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
FREE RAPID COVID-19 TEST KITS ARE AVAILABLE AT LIBRARY BRANCHES. DUE TO LIMITED SUPPLY, THEY ARE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVED BASIS. LEARN MORE > >
DUE TO EXPECTED SEVERE WEATHER THIS EVENING, ALL LIBRARY BRANCHES WILL CLOSE TODAY (AUGUST 7) AT 4 PM.
The Alexandria Library system is experiencing a partial network outage due to a data incident. The investigation is ongoing and Library staff is working with cybersecurity professionals and law enforcement to remediate and investigate this incident.
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LOCAL HISTORY / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Local History/Special Collections is located inside the Barrett Branch Library.
Local History & Special Collections is closed to the public, however staff are working remotely and curbside service is available.
You may contact Local History & Special Collections staff by phone or email or set up a virtual appointment during the following hours:
Monday through Thursday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
While staff at Local History & Special Collections endeavor to respond with 24 hours, please understand that it may take as long as 2 weeks to respond depending on the currentl level of staffing. LH/SC can only provide a maximum of 2 hours of research per request.