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Call for Artists: The Art of Masks
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Call for Artists: The Art of Masks

The Arlington Public Library is seeing submission of handmade masks for a group exhibit. Submission Deadline: August 31, 2016

250 High Schoolers + 35 Pizzas = Another Great Teen Study Night
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250 High Schoolers + 35 Pizzas = Another Great Teen Study Night

From 9:00 – 11:00 p.m. on Sunday May 1, over 250 Arlington high school students and 7 AP/ IB teachers stayed late at Central Library to prepare for upcoming exams.

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros at Arlington Mill
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El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros at Arlington Mill

On April 30th, over 150 people celebrated El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with Arlington Public Library at the Arlington Mill Community Center. In the morning, attendees were entertained with stories and songs by Mariela Aguilar and Evan Pollack followed by crafts and snacks.   In the afternoon, everybody […]

I'm with Lit Up: James M.
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I’m with Lit Up: James M.

Meet James – a good-natured guy, and a fan of Lit Up for the past year.

Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively
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Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively

Installed April – July 2016 at Long Branch Nature Center.

Video: Cuentos y Más Diabetes Storytime!
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Video: Cuentos y Más Diabetes Storytime!

Earlier this month Librarian Mariela Aguilar hosted a special storytime about living with diabetes, and shared her new book “Clara Guevara y Glúcar Azúcar / Clara Guevara and Glugar Sugar.”

Recap: Paws to Pick a Pup 2016
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Recap: Paws to Pick a Pup 2016

On Saturday, March 19, Cherrydale Branch Library teamed up with Homeward Trails Animal Rescue and had its second dog adoption event!

Explore World War II through Arlington's Memories
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Explore World War II through Arlington’s Memories

Artifacts from Life on the Homefront On display at Central Library, April 2016. Just in time for Arlington Reads 2016, Central Library is hosting an artifact-rich exhibition on Arlington County in World War II. It’s the story of a community undergoing rapid transition from fading farms to new homes to the Pentagon, all while sending […]

Technology: No Age Restrictions!
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Technology: No Age Restrictions!

Every librarian has heard those dreadful words: “Libraries are dying” or “What’s the point of a library? Everything is online…”

Yorktown Artist of the Month: Cameron McClesky
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Yorktown Artist of the Month: Cameron McClesky

“Carnival” – Digital Photography On exhibit at the Westover Branch Library, March 2016. Artist Statement: I was in Italy at night and saw this carnival and it lit up. It was a great picture, with the dark sky and the carnival lighting up the sky. The Yorktown High School’s Artist of the Month competition is […]