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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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