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  • Kosher? Vegan? Gluten Free?

    Winter means colder weather, holiday parties and spending more time inside. So here are some great books to inspire your time in the (warm and cozy) kitchen!

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    Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Programs

    Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Programs

    For Kindergarten – 5th Grade Kids Winter: Jan. 4 – March 21 Spring: April 5 – May 23 In case of bad weather or school closings, the Library’s children’s programs are automatically cancelled. No programs are held on County holidays, Jan. 19 or Feb. 16. Download and Print the Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Schedule.   Early […]

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    Winter / Spring 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule

    Winter / Spring 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule

    Raise a Reader! Winter: Monday, Jan. 4 – Saturday, March 21 Spring: Monday, April 5 – Saturday, May 23 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 - […]

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    Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014...

    Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014…

    And you could win a copy of the official Newbery winner! Since the Newbery Medal selection committee doesn’t make their nominations public (they’re very secretive), we came up with our own list.  Check them out and read them yourself, then visit the Central Library Youth Services desk to fill out a voting slip – or cast your vote here, in […]

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    Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?

    Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?

      We Can Help! Book a 30-minute one-one-one tech tutoring appointment, and get yourself  untangled.    Register for the next available appointment.      

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    Vote for Your Favorite Picture Book of 2014...

    Vote for Your Favorite Picture Book of 2014…

    And you could win a copy of the official Caldecott winner! Since the Caldecott Committee doesn’t make their nominations public (they’re very hush-hush), we came up with our own list. Visit the Central Library Youth Services desk to read our nominations, then fill out a voting slip – or cast your vote here, in the comments. We think these books […]

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    9 New Gift Chapter Books for Kids

    9 New Gift Chapter Books for Kids

    Looking for a great gift? We know how hard it can be to make a good choice, especially when you don’t know the recipients very well – or know them really well. So this year we’ve made our gift-book suggestions more specific!   For the mad scientist middle schooler with a quirky sense of humor… […]