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Alexandria Library begins Curbside Pickup

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Starting Monday, June 15, the Alexandria Library begins Curbside Pickup – for library materials that are currently on hold – at each of its locations. Curbside hours are between 11 am to 4 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 11 am to 6 pm on Wednesday. Staff will not be accepting returned materials, donations, payments, or answer questions during curbside service.

Alexandria Library begins Curbside Pickup
Alexandria Library begins Curbside Pickup (Courtesy photo)

Customers are encouraged to schedule their appointment for Curbside Pickup through the Curbside Module on the Library’s website. If you have questions, call or email your local branch.

New holds may be placed on or around June 29.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Alexandria Library has continued to provide many library services with a variety of electronic resources and ongoing virtual programs for children, teens, and adults. Last month, the Library’s Adult Summer Reading and SummerQuest program launched and are now live through September 6, 2020. If you would like to participate online, you can register through Beanstack at
Alexandria Library begins Curbside PickupAt a future date, Alexandria Library locations will re-open to the public — this date has yet to be determined. The libraries are not accepting book donations at this time; however, library materials can be returned anytime in the library’s book return slots at any location. Due dates for currently checked out materials have been extended. Library staff encourages everyone to continue practicing physical distancing, washing hands frequently, wearing clean masks properly, and maintaining good health with exercise and balanced diets.

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