Find a home near Beatley Central Library

Beatley LibraryThe Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library offers the largest selection of adult and children’s materials in the City of Alexandria’s library system. The library was named after former mayor Charles Beatley who was mayor from 1967 to 1976 and from 1979 to 1985. Located on Duke Street west of Old Town, the Beatley Library is convenient for folks in the West End and Old Town and neighborhoods like Cameron Station. In addition to a large collection of books and periodicals, the library offers the following additional features and services:

  • Internet stations (24 of them!) and six word processing stations for free public use
  • Free wireless Internet access
  • Children’s Programs and Outreach services including story-time readings for ages 1 to 6 and reading programs for older kids.
  • Meeting Rooms available to individuals and organizations for meetings of an educational, cultural or civic nature. The community meeting room seats up to 150 and the conference room seats 10. The meeting and conference rooms require advance reservation.
  • Reading Garden

Charles E. Beatley, Jr.

Central Library

5005 Duke Street

Alexandria, VA 22304-2903

Phone:   703-519-5900

Fax:       703-519-5915

Monday -Thursday: 9am-9pm

Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturday: 9am-5pm

Sundays: 1pm-5pm

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For more information or to set up an appointment call Stuart at (703)765-0300.

Live near Alexandria’s Ben Brenman Park

Ben Brenman Park, situated at 5000 Duke St. Alexandria VA 22311 is near Cameron Station, the Greenhouse, Old Town and West End of Alexandria’s residents. One can find fountains and a gazebo in a grand pond at Ben Brenman Park.

The park is children friendly with a safe playground for them to enjoy. Along with a softball field, a Little League baseball field and a soccer field. Ben Brenman Park also has secured dog area, so pet owners can walk their dogs without any unavoidable incidents.

Ben Brenman Park is very convenient as there are restrooms available, pedestrian bridges and anyone can walk, stroll or jog. A picnic pavilion with grills is also available as well as an amphitheater.

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Live near the parks of Alexandria

Brookvalley Park is located in the city of Alexandria. Within walking distance there is the Foxchase shopping center. Brookvalley Park has plenty of trails and fields. Brookvalley offers great park amenities close to several housing developments.

Brookvalley Park services nearby communities including: the Plaza, Seminary Hill, Van Dorn, Cameron Station, West End Alexandria, and Forty Six Hundred condominiums. Brookvalley Park is located off of Duke St. Duke St. is a high traffic road lined with shopping centers and many businesses. Living near a park is great for dog owners as well as people just looking for some fresh air.