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Groundhogs, Bill Murray, and Related Beasts

This Groundhog Day, we celebrate all things related to our favorite furry meteorologist:

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    Celebrate Black History: Share the Story of Nauck/Green Valley

    Celebrate Black History: Share the Story of Nauck/Green Valley

    Explore Arlington’s Nauck in person. And if you can, help share the rich heritage digitally. The community—bordered by Army-Navy County Club, Four Mile Run, South Walter Reed Drive and South 16th Road—features African American roots that predate the Civil War. Records from the 184os show that free blacks like Levi and Sarah Ann Jones bought […]

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    Author Video: "The Peace That Almost Was"

    Author Video: “The Peace That Almost Was”

    Nov. 16 talk with author Mark Tooley on his book about the failed 1861 Washington Peace Conference.

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    Library's 2015 "Tops in Circulation" Lists

    Library’s 2015 “Tops in Circulation” Lists

    Which items spent the least amount of time waiting to be borrowed from Arlington Public Library? Readers were more than willing to take their Paula Hawkins, Anthony Doerr and Gillian Flynn on paper or electronically. And Mo Willems would probably be elected president if the only votes came from Arlington kids… [more...]

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    Summer Reading Pays Off

    Summer Reading Pays Off

    Thanks to the Friends of the Library, you helped raise more than $2400 for The Reading Connection last summer!

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    Director's Blog: Golden Years

    Director’s Blog: Golden Years

    Library Director Diane Kresh’s thoughts on David Bowie, and sharing the gift of courage…