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  • Classic Lit With A Modern Twist

    Looking for something new, yet familiar? Try one of these contemporary novels – each author started with a well known plot, and then updated or retold the story for a modern audience:

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    Calling All Young LEGO Builders!

    Calling All Young LEGO Builders!

    Submit Your Creations to the 2015 LEGO Exhibit Open to LEGO builders age 18 and under, as well as teams that include at least one member under 18.   To apply, email a photo of your creation to ceys@arlingtonva.us by Friday, August 21. Please include: Title of Creation Name(s) and age(s) of builder(s) Address and phone […]

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    Civil War Artifacts from the Arlington Historical Society

    Civil War Artifacts from the Arlington Historical Society

    Our History on Display On Exhibit at the Aurora Hills Branch Library, July – August 2015 Like most museums, the Arlington Historical Museum (located in the Hume School) has more artifacts than can be displayed at any one time. So the Arlington Historical Society recently launched an effort to locate display areas in public spaces around the County […]

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    Open Mic Awesomeness

    Open Mic Awesomeness

    Songs, Original Poems and Shakespeare, Oh My! These talented teens performed Sunday night for a crowd of over 35 of their friends and family:   If you haven’t signed up for Summer Reading, there’s still time – the last day for Teens to register is August 19. And for every person who completes Summer Reading […]

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    Go Get a "Watchman"

    Go Get a “Watchman”

    Lots of interest in the second book ever published by Harper Lee, made available to the public on July 14.

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    4 Cool Ways to Take the Library with You

    4 Cool Ways to Take the Library with You

    Traveling this Summer? These resources can be used anywhere – and they’re all free with you Library card! Going out of town? Don’t forget to freeze your holds so you won’t miss them while you’re away.    Streaming Video IndieFlix – Enjoy Independent movies for the whole family. The collection includes shorts and feature length […]

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    Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on "Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present"

    Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present”

    On June 18, 2015, educator and Arlington native and civic leader Alfred O. Taylor discussed his book on the local and national contributions of residents from Arlington’s oldest African American community. Dr. Taylor has served on many boards and in many organizations, but his biggest personal joy is seeing the Nauck community as a viable link […]