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Burke Branch Library

The Burke Branch Library is an important community space for residents of the West End in Alexandria.  The Burke Branch Library is named for long-serving Library Director, Ellen Coolidge Burke.  The library reopened on March 4, 2002 and was developed by architects Murray & Associates.

Meeting Room

Library meeting rooms are available to individuals and organizations for meetings of an educational, cultural or civic nature.  The meeting room at Burke Branch seats up to 90 and requires advance registration.


Computer Lab

The Burke location has a computer training lab with 16 computers for word processing and Internet access as well as six additional computers for word processing and access to the Library's database and catalog sources.

Become a Friend of the Burke Branch Library

The Friends play an important role in strengthening ties between the library and the community. They provide funds for children and adult programming as well as equipment and materials that enhance library services through book sales, membership dues and fund raising projects.


Check the calendar for information on events and programs at Burke Branch Library.


Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library

4701 Seminary Road,
Alexandria VA, 22304


Branch Manager
Kyle Maier



Monday: 10am-9pm
Tuesday: 10am-7pm
Wednesday: 10am-7pm
Thursday: 1pm-9pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 1pm-5pm (as of 7/10/16)

Directions, map & transit

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