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Photos from Seventh Annual Tour des Bibliothèques

An Excellent Day for a Beautiful Ride


On Saturday, April 19, Arlington Public Library’s 7th annual Tour de Bibliotheques toured Arlington in perfect biking weather — cool and sunny. 

Eighteen riders gathered at Central Library mid-morning:

Tour de Bibs 2014

Central Library

The group stayed together some of the ride, and at other times split into a fast group and a slower group.

Tour de Bibs 2014

En route…

The ride stopped at all open Library locations (Plaza is closed on weekends), so participants got to tour the Community Garden at the Glencarlyn Branch Library, take regular map and rest breaks, and eat lunch. Check out all the photos on flickr.

Tour de bibs 2014 consulting the map

At Aurora Hills

Some riders opted to ride only part of the route, and seven rode the entire course.  But everyone had fun, and learned about libraries and biking routes in Arlington!

At Aurora Hills

At Aurora Hills


Our thanks to everyone who made the ride so much fun this year, especially Joan Britt and Ron Altemus!


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  1. Jen Dismukes says:

    Great Fun! Thank you for organizing this entertaining and informative ride.

  2. Suzie Colbert says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this ride! Thank you Joan and Ron for all you did to make it such a pleasant, informative trek. What a perfect way to spend such a beautiful day!

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