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Thanks For Another Great Lego Creations Show!
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Thanks For Another Great Lego Creations Show!

And a Party Full of Lego Cookies, Lego Prizes and Lego Building   Over 70 kids and families gathered at Central Library on Saturday, Sept. 20, to celebrate this year’s excellent Lego Creations exhibit.  At the end of the party, we held a door-prize raffle – winners of various donated lego sets and a copy […]

Lego Creations Exhibit 2014 at Aurora Hills
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Lego Creations Exhibit 2014 at Aurora Hills

Check Out the Excellent Legos Created for the 2014 Lego Creations Exhibit! This is one of the inventive creations on display this year at the Aurora Hills Branch Library:   And don’t miss the rest of the exhibit, at Central Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library through September.  

Lego Creations 2014 at Columbia Pike
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Lego Creations 2014 at Columbia Pike

Check Out the Excellent Legos Created for the 2014 Lego Creations Exhibit!   These are some of the inventive creations on display this year at the Columbia Pike Branch Library:   And don’t miss the rest of the exhibit, at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library through September.  

Lego Creations 2014 at Westover
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Lego Creations 2014 at Westover

Check Out the Excellent Legos Created for the 2014 Lego Creations Exhibit! These are some of the inventive creations on display this year at the Westover Branch Library:   And don’t miss the rest of the exhibit, at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library and the Columbia Pike Branch Library through September.  

Rainbow Rowell Rocked the House for Banned Books Week
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Rainbow Rowell Rocked the House for Banned Books Week

Printz Honor Award Winning Author Delights Arlington Audiences The fabulous YA and adult author Rainbow Rowell spent Monday morning talking to students at W-L. They asked excellent questions, including whether “Rainbow” is her real name. (Answer: If you were going to make up a pen name, would you choose Rainbow?) In the evening, adults and […]

Fizz, Boom, Read... Win!
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Fizz, Boom, Read… Win!

Over 3,000 Elementary Students Completed Summer Reading Participants enjoyed a variety of programs through the generosity of the Friends of the Arlington Public Library and won a book when they completed the challenge.  A few lucky readers also won a $25 gift card to Barnes & Nobles. Congratulations to Jack Davis, the Aurora Hills Branch […]

Guitar Buzz Begins at Westover
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Guitar Buzz Begins at Westover

Teens Learn Six String Basics Arlington teens are learning Rock ‘n Roll guitar basics thanks to teacher Barrett Jones, of dcbeatclub.  This six session class is open to newcomers as well as returning students. Future classes meet on: Oct. 15 Nov. 5 Nov. 19 Dec. 3 Jan. 14   Guitar equipment kindly provided by GAMA (Guitar […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Arlington, Virginia pays tribute tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our community, our nation and our society. In addition to the numerous independence day and national festivals, Arlington hosts a number of activities during Hispanic Heritage Month; please join us!

Another Lucky Winner!
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Another Lucky Winner!

Summer Reading Raffle Winner Steps Up This year’s summer readers helped raise over $3000 to help the Philippines rebuild libraries and archives damaged by Typhoon Haiyan, November 2013.  For every participant who completed the program once, the Friends of the Arlington Public Library donated to the ALA Philippines Library Relief fund. Congratulations to Ellie, the […]

Fizz Boom Read...Win!
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Fizz Boom Read…Win!

Over 3,000 Elementary Students Completed Summer Reading Participants enjoyed a variety of programs through the generosity of the Friends of the Arlington Public Library and won a book when they completed the challenge.  A few lucky readers also won a $25 gift card to Barnes & Nobles. Congratulations to Liam, celebrating here with his dad […]