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Celebrate Black History: Share the Story of Nauck/Green Valley
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Celebrate Black History: Share the Story of Nauck/Green Valley

Explore Arlington’s Nauck in person. And if you can, help share the rich heritage digitally. The community—bordered by Army-Navy County Club, Four Mile Run, South Walter Reed Drive and South 16th Road—features African American roots that predate the Civil War. Records from the 184os show that free blacks like Levi and Sarah Ann Jones bought […]

Your Library Catalog Just Got a Makeover!
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Your Library Catalog Just Got a Makeover!

What’s new? Step inside and find out! [more...]

The World Is Ending (Maybe)... You May As Well Laugh!
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The World Is Ending (Maybe)… You May As Well Laugh!

Winter Storms Making You Nervous? It could be a lot worse… Or a lot funnier, and with more pubs:   Shaun of the Dead DVD [2004] When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, Shaun and his pals head to their favorite pub – and try to save their friends […]

Library's 2015 "Tops in Circulation" Lists
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Library’s 2015 “Tops in Circulation” Lists

Which items spent the least amount of time waiting to be borrowed from Arlington Public Library? Readers were more than willing to take their Paula Hawkins, Anthony Doerr and Gillian Flynn on paper or electronically. And Mo Willems would probably be elected president if the only votes came from Arlington kids… [more...]

Our Books, Films, Tunes Flow Thru Snow
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Our Books, Films, Tunes Flow Thru Snow

Oh for the days of sunshine, warm breezes, shorts and sandals. But enough about Christmas Eve. Now it’s time to get serious about winter.  With a big storm in the forecast now a sore memory, just a reminder that you don’t need to run to the Library to be ready for plenty of time indoors. […]

Summer Reading Pays Off
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Summer Reading Pays Off

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, you helped raise more than $2400 for The Reading Connection last summer!

Alan Rickman in Film and Songs
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Alan Rickman in Film and Songs

Feb. 21, 1946 – Jan. 14, 2016 Throughout his career, actor Alan Rickman was famous for the iconic roles of Hans Gruber and Severus Snape, along with characters in many lesser known films and theater productions. His voice and his talents will be greatly missed, but you can continue to experience his talent and career through […]

Free Tax Assistance Into April
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Free Tax Assistance Into April

AARP volunteers return to Central and Columbia Pike to offer free tax assistance.

Elvis is Still the King
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Elvis is Still the King

“I See A Little Bit of Elvis in Each and Every One of You” In honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday, check out these books and DVDs to learn more about the man called “the King of Rock and Roll”: Quote from Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper’s 1987 song, “Elvis is Everywhere.”   Elvis Complete: King […]

Pop-Up Library Hours at Arlington Mill
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Pop-Up Library Hours at Arlington Mill

Check out books and DVDs, get a Library card, or receive One-on-One Tech Help – Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons. [more...]