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  • Your Favorite Short Stories

    In honor of Arlington Reads 2014, we asked Arlington readers to share their all-time favorite short stories, and why they love them. Should we be worried that so many are horror?

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    New Flames: The End of Night

    New Flames: The End of Night

    “For anyone who looks up at the night sky and aches for more.” New / Old Flames are our favorite books  - the ones we really think you should read too.   The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light  by Paul Bogard Reviewed by Katie “The End of Night“ is […]

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    Family Programs to Celebrate Earth Month

    Family Programs to Celebrate Earth Month

    Your Garden and Your Table Don’t miss these two fun programs at the Westover Branch Library in April:   Make Your Yard Their Home: Migration and Bird Feeders Wednesday, April 23, 4:30-5:30 p.m. - Learn what draws various birds to your yard, how different feeders attract different birds, and then make a wooden feeder to take […]

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    New Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

    New Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

    Apply Now for Summer 2014 Openings Looking for something interesting to do this summer? Become a Library volunteer and you could help run Summer Reading, prep for storytime, fill hold requests, or capture video of cool programs! Fill out an online application Application Deadline: Thursday, May 15, 2014   Current Openings Special Projects: July – […]

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    Hit the Road: Library Bike Tour is April 19

    Hit the Road: Library Bike Tour is April 19

    The tour will start at Central Library. For safety purposes, registration is required and the tour group will be limited to 25 riders.  Read more.

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    Volunteers Needed: French Conversation Class Leader

    Volunteers Needed: French Conversation Class Leader

    Do You Speak French Like a Native? If your first language is French and you enjoy teaching others, consider volunteering to lead our French conversation group at the Aurora Hills Branch Library.  The group meets every other Monday, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Qualifications: Interest in meeting new people. Ability to engage people in a pleasant, welcoming […]

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    Library DVDs Can Now Be Renewed Twice

    Library DVDs Can Now Be Renewed Twice

    Spend more quality time with your Library DVDs Arlington Public Library DVDs can now be renewed twice, provided no one else has placed a hold on items you have checked out. That means 21 straight days of Library DVD goodness, which comes in handy considering the usual interruptions that can get between you and your […]