To donate your gently used tools to the Garden Tool Lending Program, please email Margaret Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Library is Currently Seeking: Aerator Bow Saw Broad Fork Bulb Planter Cultivator Digging Bar, various Fence Post Driver Garden Trowel Grass Hook (sickle) Hedge Shear, manual Hoe, planter’s Hose attachments Ladder Lawn Mower, regular and mulching […]
The Library will launch a Garden Tool Lending Program on Friday, Sept. 26. Join the volunteer team dedicated to organizing and running this new service! We’re looking for people to fill these roles: Tool Library Coordinator(s) Description: Participate in the planning and implementation of the Tool Library. Oversee staffing and running of the Library under the supervision […]
Are There Fairies in Your Garden? Young readers at the Glencarlyn Branch Library love the Rainbow Fairies Series so much that we can hardly keep the books on our shelves… Luckily, we have many of the over 50 titles in downloadable eBook as well as print!
Do You Love Storytime? These kids at the Shirlington Branch Library do: Along with other books and songs, librarian Megan read “Jamberry” to a crowd of 60 parents and kids at Shirlington’s Over Twos Storytime today. Jamberry by Bruce Degen A little boy walking in the forest meets a big lovable bear that takes […]
Tales of Time Travel, Time-Defying Romance, and Scotland If you can’t stand waiting for the next episode of “Outlander” or the next novel by Diana Gabaldon, try these books and films: The Scottish Nation: a History, 1700-2000 by T.M. Devine Charts Scots’ ambivalent relationship to Britain, from 1700 through the Victorian era, when Scottish […]
The man behind this pseudonym brought down a president. Hint: Despite a common name for this cipher, you don’t need to wallow in the mud to solve it. Instructions Decode the puzzle. Submit your solution (one per person). Find out if you were correct! Your Answer
Thirteen years ago, young people from across the United States shared their gratitude, fear, patriotism and sorrow with the police and firefighters of Arlington, Va. Their unsolicited drawings and letters–preserved in the collections of Arlington Public Library’s Center for Local History–now show inevitable signs of age. Some of the young artists and writers no doubt have […]
Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014. Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.