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Alexandria Library Hosts Annual “Le Tour d’Alexandria” Bicycle Tour on Saturday, October 5

Riders gather for the annual Alexandria Library Bike Run (File photo).

Alexandria, VA – September 5, 2019 – Alexandria Library invites the community to participate in Le Tour d’Alexandria Library, the Library’s annual bicycle tour of all library locations on Saturday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m. In recognition of the Library’s 225th Anniversary, this year’s tour will highlight some of the Library’s history dating back to 1794.

Participants can bring their bicycle and join library staff for a leisurely 2-hour loop of Alexandria starting and ending at Beatley Central Library, located at 5005 Duke Street. In addition to promoting sustainable transportation, the bike tour will highlight many of the library’s diverse programs and resources, and offer participants the opportunity to socialize with other library and bicycling enthusiasts.

Registration for the event is required, as space on the tour is limited. Riders must be over the age of 13 to participate. Children and teens under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For more information and to register online visit

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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