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Family Film: "Mulan" [1998]--Shirlington
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Family Film: “Mulan” [1998]–Shirlington

When: August 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, The Village at Shirlington,Arlington,VA 22206, USA

A film screen for young people and their caregivers Rated G; 88 minutes. To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China’s greatest heroines in the process. Directed by Tony Bancroff and Barry Cook and starring the voices of Ming-Na, Eddie Murphy, Lea [...]

Poetry Workshop--Shirlington
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Poetry Workshop–Shirlington

When: August 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, The Village at Shirlington,Arlington,VA 22206, USA

Join Our Informal Group of Local Poetry Writers Members write and read original poetry, and exchange constructive criticism.  

One-on-One Resume Help--Shirlington
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One-on-One Resume Help–Shirlington

When: August 14, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, The Village at Shirlington,Arlington,VA 22206, USA

Have your resume reviewed by staff/volunteers from the Arlington Employment Center. Registration is required so please call the branch or visit and speak with staff. The 45 minute time slots are available from 1-4 p.m.   Presented in partnership with the Arlington Employment Center.                

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Book Club: Read Between the Lines–Shirlington

When: August 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, The Village at Shirlington,Arlington,VA 22206, USA

An informal book group The August title will be “Double Cross” by Ben Macintyre. The September title will be “Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.

Abingdon Elementary School Orchestra Concert--Shirlington
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Abingdon Elementary School Orchestra Concert–Shirlington

When: August 1, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library (outdoor plaza), 4200 Campbell Avenue, The Village at Shirlington,Arlington,VA 22206, USA

An outdoor concert on the plaza Grab a cool drink and hear Abingdon Elementary School students in a summertime setting.

Films: Movies About Baseball--Columbia Pike
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Films: Movies About Baseball–Columbia Pike

When: August 7, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Because most seats at Nationals Park don’t come with air conditioning, Columbia Pike screens baseball films Thursdays at 3 p.m. in August, a/c included Aug. 7:  ”The Pride of the Yankees” [1942] Not Rated, 128 minutes. Directed by Sam Wood.  Featuring: Gary Cooper and Teresa Wright. The effective Hollywood take on the life and career of the [...]

Red Cross Blood Drive--Westover
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Red Cross Blood Drive–Westover

When: August 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, Meeting Room, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

Call 1-800-RedCross for appointment. Drop-ins welcome. Learn more.

For Kids: Stuffed Animal Sleepover--Cherrydale
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For Kids: Stuffed Animal Sleepover–Cherrydale

When: August 20, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 North Military Road, Arlington,VA 22207, USA

It’ll be a night to remember for your furry friend–and you’ll hear all the stories Join Cherrydale branch for a pajama storytime and craft and be sure to bring your favorite stuffed animal along. You need to be willing to let him or her spend the night away from home.  At the end of the [...]

"Frozen" Film Sing-a-Long for Kids and Teens--Central
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“Frozen” Film Sing-a-Long for Kids and Teens–Central

When: August 28, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Come in, cool off and sing along with your favorite princess sisters, Elsa andAnna. The movie will be projected on the screen along with all those lyrics. Did you know that Arlington Public Library has 49 copies of the “Frozen” DVD?

Theater for Middle Schoolers: Traveling Players Ensemble Presents Carlo Gozzi’s "The Love for Three Oranges"--
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Theater for Middle Schoolers: Traveling Players Ensemble Presents Carlo Gozzi’s “The Love for Three Oranges”–

When: August 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A late summer theater program for middle schoolers About “The Love for Three Oranges”: A Prince is diagnosed with terminal hypochondria! When a jester tries to save him by making him laugh (the only cure), an evil witch (in cahoots with usurpers of the throne) curses him with a love for three oranges. This dangerous [...]