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Book Club: African American Book Discussion--Central
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Book Club: African American Book Discussion–Central

When: May 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Discuss the novels of new and well-known authors and thought provoking non-fiction Our next selection is “Lost in the City” by Edward P. Jones, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Known World.” A magnificent collection of short fiction focusing on the lives of African-American men and women in Washington, D.C., “Lost in the City” is [...]

Earth Week Sale: CFL Bulbs for $2--Plaza
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Earth Week Sale: CFL Bulbs for $2–Plaza

When: April 20, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Plaza Branch Library & Arlington Shop, 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

See the light during Earth Week, especially at this price CFL bulbs last for years and quickly play for themselves when they’re only $2 each. The Plaza Branch Library & Arlington Store has CFLs in 15, 20 and 30 watts. The Plaza Branch Library & Arlington Shop is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to [...]

Annual Plant Sale--Glencarlyn
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Annual Plant Sale–Glencarlyn

When: May 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Glencarlyn Branch Library Community Garden, 300 South Kensington Street, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Just in time for Mother’s Day Glencarlyn Library Community Garden will be selling hundreds of native plants, herbs, sun and shade-loving perennials, tropicals, ferns, shrubs, trees and annuals, “rain or shine.”   High quality sighed and dated ornithological prints will also be for sale.  Located off Carlin Springs Road at 300 South Kensington Street, the event [...]

Sister City Event/Film: "The Soviet Story"--Columbia Pike
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Sister City Event/Film: “The Soviet Story”–Columbia Pike

When: April 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Join the Columbia Pike Library and the  Arlington Sister City Association — Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine) Committee to learn more about Ukraine and part of its long history with Russia A screening of “The Soviet Story,” a critically acclaimed 2008 documentary by Edvins Snore that examines the Soviet system and its close philosophical, political and organizational ties with [...]

Authors Panel Discussion: "Challenges and Changes in Writing and Publishing Fiction"--Central
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Authors Panel Discussion: “Challenges and Changes in Writing and Publishing Fiction”–Central

When: May 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A discussion of traditionally-published and self-published authors, moderated by former Washington Post critic and author Rita Kempley The panel features Alma Katsu, whose final installment of the compelling Taker trilogy, “The Descent,” released in January; Jenny Milchman, author of the suspense novels “Cover of Snow” and the forthcoming “Ruin Falls”; and Steve Piacente, former award-winning [...]

Savvy Social Security Planning--Central
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Savvy Social Security Planning–Central

When: April 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Join Certified Financial Planner and Virginia Cooperative Extension volunteer Mike May for this free presentation on social security considerations for your retirement planning. In this workshop you will learn: • 5 factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits • When it makes sense to delay benefits—and when it does not • Why you [...]

Mother's Day Craft for Teens--Central
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Mother’s Day Craft for Teens–Central

When: May 8, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Central Library, Youth Services , 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Hey Teens: Make Mom Something She’ll Treasure and You Can’t Beat the Price Need something special to show mom you care? Transform one of our cards into a work of art just in time for Mother’s Day at this free Library workshop.  Make a memory that Mom will keep for years to come.

Career Exploration Workshop--Central
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Career Exploration Workshop–Central

When: May 6, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

An interactive session Thinking about starting a new career? Not sure what direction you want to go? Come and explore careers!  This interactive workshop should last about 1.5 hours and is being led by a professional career counselor.  

Resume Writing with Northern Virginia Community College–Central
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Resume Writing with Northern Virginia Community College–Central

When: April 22, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

First impressions mean a lot, and your resume could be a prospective employer’s first impression of you! A career counselor from Northern Virginia Community College will visit Arlington Central Library to teach how your resume can showcase your skills and experiences to open the door to interviews.  The class will be approximately 2 hours including [...]

For Kids of All Ages: Create an Energy Saving Model with Legos--Westover
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For Kids of All Ages: Create an Energy Saving Model with Legos–Westover

When: April 21, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

For Kids of All Ages Items created will be put on display (room permitting) in the glass display case. For every earth-friendly, “green” book checked out, a child may add a piece to a Westover Wind Turbine. And take a branch “green” tour the same day.