Alexandria Library

Find Alexandria Virginia libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


Alexandria Library Main Branch 4701 Seminary Rd Alexandria VA 22304 703-746-1704


Center for Naval Analyses Library 4825 Mark Center Dr Ste 100 Alexandria VA 22311 703-824-2096

Human Resources Research ORG 66 Canal Center Plaza Alexandria VA 22314 703-549-3611

John Marshall Library 6209 Rose Hill Drive Alexandria VA 22310 703-971-0010

Kingstowne Library 6500 Landsdowne Centre Drive Alexandria VA 22315 703-339-4610

Local History Spec Collections 717 Queen St Alexandria VA 22314 703-746-1706

Martha Washington Branch 6614 Fort Hunt Road Alexandria VA 22307 703-768-6700

National Technical Information Service 5301 Shawnee Road Alexandria VA 22312 703-605-6040

Northern VA Community College LIBR 3001 N Beauregard St Alexandria VA 22311 703-845-6232

Sherwood Regional Library 2501 Sherwood Hall Lane Alexandria VA 22306 703-765-3645

Water Environment Federation Library 601 Wythe Street Alexandria VA 22314 703-684-2400

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Friends of the Library are organizations formed to support their local Public Libraries. They typically establish themselves as independent, non-profit organizations that conduct fundraising to supplement Library resources and organize Library related events.

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