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    Whether you're looking for new ways to balance work and your family, or thinking about starting a home-based business, these books, DVDs and websites can help - and provide a cautionary tale or two:

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    Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on "Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present"

    Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present”

    On June 18, 2015, educator and Arlington native and civic leader Alfred O. Taylor discussed his book on the local and national contributions of residents from Arlington’s oldest African American community. Dr. Taylor has served on many boards and in many organizations, but his biggest personal joy is seeing the Nauck community as a viable link […]

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    Video: Journalist Del Quentin Wilber on "Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan"

    Video: Journalist Del Quentin Wilber on “Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan”

    Author Del Quentin Wilber on the dark day in March 1981 when America almost lost its fifth president to an assassin. Wilber, a reporter with Bloomberg News, discussed his riveting look back at the shooting at the Friends of the Arlington Public Library annual meeting on June 15, 2015. Video produced by Arlington TV.

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    The Numbers are In: Arlington Reads Around the World

    The Numbers are In: Arlington Reads Around the World

    The Reach of the Internet Never Ceases to Amaze While we knew that May’s Arlington Reads 2015 appearance by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi was a standing-room-only, two-remote-viewing-areas blockbuster, we now know Ms. Adichi’s appearance is also an international phenomenon. The video, produced by our friends at Arlington Television, has been viewed almost 5,000 times in […]

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    Summer Reading 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule

    Summer Reading 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule

    Raise a Reader! Monday, July 6 – Saturday, Aug. 8 Our age appropriate storytimes are designed to help you to help your child learn reading readiness, or Early Literacy. No registration required - attendance is first-come, first-served until seating capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5946 for more information. Reminder - On days when Arlington Public Schools or Parks are […]

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    Making Smart Decisions: Catch Up on Important Personal Finance Events

    Making Smart Decisions: Catch Up on Important Personal Finance Events

    From January to April of this year, approximately 200 people visited the Central Library to attend our free educational series on end-of-life planning. Topics included estate planning, life insurance, hospice care, Medicare and funeral planning. In case you missed the series, you can still watch some of the events: Arlington Law Group’s Ryan A. Brown, […]

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    Furry Fun with Adoptable Dogs

    Furry Fun with Adoptable Dogs

    Thank You for Coming Out to Paws to Pick a Pup!   We had so much fun at the Cherrydale Branch Library today meeting sweet dogs looking for new homes, thanks to the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and Dogma Bakery.   If you couldn’t join us today but are interested in adopting a dog […]