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  • Walk in Her Cleats, Head Scarf, or Uniform

    Looking for an inspiring story? Explore the complex lives of women from around the world with these films from IndieFlix. Stream them any time from home - all you need is your Library card:

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    Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Shirlington

    Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Shirlington

    Days of Remembrance In partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Shirlington Branch Library will host a Holocaust survivor on Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m.  The Days of Remembrance are an eight day period which runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday. The Library will announce details […]

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    Share the Joy of Baseball

    Share the Joy of Baseball

    It’s Time for Spring Training! Not to mention little league, and t-ball. So if your kid is crazy about baseball, check out some of these books:   Joy in Mudville by Bob Raczka; illustrations by Glen Dibley K – 3. We all know what happened the day the Mighty Casey struck out. But what happened […]

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    Storytimes on Break Through April 5

    Storytimes on Break Through April 5

    Download and Print the Winter / Spring 2015 Storytime Schedule [pdf].  Our age appropriate storytimes are designed to help you to help your child learn reading readiness, or Early Literacy.

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    Pick Up the Book Before Heading to the Movies

    Pick Up the Book Before Heading to the Movies

    Good Books on the Big Screen in 2015 Whether you want to be sure to read the book before seeing the film, or just like to be in the know: Movie release dates are constantly changing – we got our dates from Buzzfeed and IMDb. Your library is open 24/7.   Still Alice by Lisa […]

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    Waiting for " The Girl on the Train"?

    Waiting for ” The Girl on the Train”?

    Paula Hawkins’ thriller – about an unhappy voyeur who become involved in the lives of the people she watches everyday – has been one of the hottest novels this winter. Whether you’re eagerly waiting to read “The Girl on the Train,” or already read and loved it, we think you’ll also enjoy these twisty psychological thrillers:   […]

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    2015 Scholastic Art Show

    2015 Scholastic Art Show

    Photography, Painting and Sculpture by Arlington Students On exhibit at the Central Library, March 2015 Each winter, the Library hosts the Regional Scholastic Art Award, a competition which encompasses all Middle School and High School students in Arlington County. Almost 2000 works of art were submitted and judged by three jurors. Out of these, the judges […]