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  • Can’t Get Enough of Jamie and Claire?

    If you can’t stand waiting for the next episode of "Outlander" or the next novel by Diana Gabaldon, then these tales of time travel, time-defying romance, and Scotland are for you:

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    Video: Elizabeth Drew on Nixon's Fate

    Video: Elizabeth Drew on Nixon’s Fate

    Elizabeth Drew, Journalist as Historian Arlington Public Library was honored to host journalism great Elizabeth Drew almost 40 years to the day that Richard Nixon flew away from the White House, leaving power and scandal behind. Celebrating a new printing of her classic “Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall,” Ms. Drew was candid, […]

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    Rainbow Fairies Fly Off the Shelves

    Rainbow Fairies Fly Off the Shelves

    Are There Fairies in Your Garden? Young readers at the Glencarlyn Branch Library love the Rainbow Fairies Series so much that we can hardly keep the books on our shelves… Luckily, we have many of the over 50 titles in downloadable eBook as well as print!    

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    Undercover Arlington Contest: Clue 9

    Undercover Arlington Contest: Clue 9

    The man behind this pseudonym brought down a president. Hint: Despite a common name for this cipher, you don’t need to wallow in the mud to solve it. Instructions Decode the puzzle. Submit your solution (one per person). Find out if you were correct!   Your Answer

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    2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception

    2014 Lego Creations Exhibit and Reception

    Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014.   Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  

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    1,000 Books Before Kindergarten: Have You Reached Your Goal?

    1,000 Books Before Kindergarten: Have You Reached Your Goal?

    Let Us Kn0w How You’re Doing! Since 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten started in March 2013, over 175,050 books have been read to 1585 babies and preschoolers.  If your child is registered and you haven’t checked in with us recently, visit the library to let us know how you’re doing – and get your milestone prizes! […]

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    Undercover Arlington Contest: Clue 8

    Undercover Arlington Contest: Clue 8

    Money was this spy’s motivation–and his eventual downfall. Hint: Despite a common name for this cipher, you don’t need to wallow in the mud to solve it. Instructions Decode the puzzle. Submit your solution (one per person). Find out if you were correct!   Your Answer