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Black History Month Author Event: "She Can Bring Us Home: Dr. Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, Civil Rights Pioneer" by Diane Kiesel
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Black History Month Author Event: “She Can Bring Us Home: Dr. Dorothy Boulding Ferebee, Civil Rights Pioneer” by Diane Kiesel

When: February 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Judge Diane Kiesel will discuss her book, “She Can Bring Us Home,” which tells the extraordinary story of Dr. Dorothy Ferebee, civil rights and public health leader. During the Great Depression and at a time when blacks faced Jim Crow segregation, Dr. Ferebee was the media darling of the then-thriving African American press. Dr. Ferebee, a native of Norfolk, was sought after [...]

Black History Month Author Event at Arlington Mill: "Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present" by Dr. Alfred O. Taylor
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Black History Month Author Event at Arlington Mill: “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present” by Dr. Alfred O. Taylor

When: February 13, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A Black History Month Author Event at Arlington Mill Community Center with Dr. Alfred O. Taylor Educator and Arlington native and civic leader Alfred O. Taylor discusses the local and national contributions of residents from Arlington’s oldest African American community. A reception will follow.

Special Diabetes Bilingual Storytime / Un programa de cuentos bilingüe (inglés/español) para las familias que viven con diabetes
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Special Diabetes Bilingual Storytime / Un programa de cuentos bilingüe (inglés/español) para las familias que viven con diabetes

When: February 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Central Library, Youth Services , 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A special program for children and families living with diabetes.

Information Meeting: High School Exchange Visit to Germany
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Information Meeting: High School Exchange Visit to Germany

When: January 13, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Arlington Sister City Association high school exchange invites students interested in visiting Germany in July to attend a family information session. 

Author Event: Frommer's Bill Goodwin on the World's Most Beautiful Islands--Aurora Hills
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Author Event: Frommer’s Bill Goodwin on the World’s Most Beautiful Islands–Aurora Hills

When: January 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Aurora Hills Branch Library, 735 18th St S, Arlington,VA 22202, USA

Hear noted Frommer’s author and South Pacific expert Bill Goodwin recount the world’s most beautiful islands.

Monday Afternoon Movie--Shirlington
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Monday Afternoon Movie–Shirlington

When: January 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington,VA 22206, USA

Join us every Monday at 2 p.m. for a movie and popcorn. The theme for January’s films is paintings: Jan. 4: “Girl with a Pearl Earring” [2003] Rated PG-13, 105 minutes Jan. 11: “Frida” [2002] Rated R, 118 minutes Jan. 25: “Mona Lisa Smile” [2003] Rated PG-13, 117 minutes

Shut Up and Write: Panel Discussion for Aspiring Writers of YA Lit–Central
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Shut Up and Write: Panel Discussion for Aspiring Writers of YA Lit–Central

When: January 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Shut Up and Write is a series of  panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction. January’s theme is grabbing your reader from page one. Moderated by Jon Skovron and featuring author panel of Pintip Dunn, L.M. Elliott, and Caroline Richmond.      

Yoga for Children--Aurora Hills
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Yoga for Children–Aurora Hills

When: December 19, 2015 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Aurora Hills Branch Library, 735 S 18th E, Mountain Home,ID 83647, USA

A Kids Winter Break Program Learn relaxing yoga poses and have fun in this free session. Class taught by Mind Your Body Oasis. For ages 4 and up. 

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Laughter Yoga–Central

When: January 25, 2016 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

For all ages Laughter is non-political, non-religious, non-judgmental and non-competitive. Laughter Yoga brings laughter, for no reason, to anyone who is willing to laugh and is of any fitness or mobility level. A volunteer instructor will lead 45-minutes of laughter exercises involving breathing, clapping and movement; and give a 15-minute overview about laughter yoga and its benefits, [...]

Author Event: NPR's Tom Gjelten on "A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story"--Central
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Author Event: NPR’s Tom Gjelten on “A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story”–Central

When: December 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A conversation with the NPR correspondent about America’s great heritage of immigration Author and NPR correspondent Tom Gjelten discusses his latest book, “A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story.” Join the conversation about this book that describes the dramatic and compelling story of the transformation of America during the last fifty years, told through [...]