An Evening of Dancing, Ice Cream and Books On Thursday, Aug. 21, over 125 middle and high school students brought their their families to Central Library to celebrate another great summer of reading. They enjoyed ice cream sundaes, Dance Dance Revolution, Wii Sports and prize drawings. Avery D., a regular at the Cherrydale Branch […]
Our first annual Arlington Public Library Fantasy Football League is a hit and we’re still only in pre-season mode! Eighteen players were on hand for our Fantasy Football 101 presentation earlier this month and that meant one league was immediately full. So we created a second league to keep up with demand: the Dewey Decimators 2.0. […]
Tigers and Monkeys and Bears, Oh My! Our August 20 Stuffed Animal Sleepover at the Cherrydale Branch Library was a huge success! Children came for a pajama storytime and made nametags for their animals: Then the kids said good night, and the real fun started for the stuffed animals! Hide and seek in the stacks, […]
With Every Actor to Play Bond on the Big Screen Films will be shown at the Shirlington Branch Library on Tuesday nights at 6:00 p.m. Vote for your favorite Bond after every film, and enter to win tickets to the 2014 Lit Up Ball. Ticket winners will be announced October 15. Screenings in Chronological Order by […]
On July 22, over 40 area high school students and their parents attended a seminar at the Westover Branch Library on how to write a compelling and original college entrance essay. The seminar was conducted by former HB principal, Ray Anderson. Write Out Loud by Carol Barash, PhD 12 Tools for Telling Your Story […]
Raise a Reader! Monday, Sept. 8 – Saturday, Nov. 22. Our age appropriate storytimes are designed to help you to help your child learn reading readiness, or Early Literacy. No registration required - attendance is first-come, first-served until seating capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5946 for more information. Reminder - On days when Arlington Public Schools are closed because […]
Novelist, non-fiction writer, PEN/Faulkner Award and Guggenheim Fellowship winner Ann Patchett visits Central Library on Oct. 23, 2014. Patchett will discuss the writing life and how she has created such a remarkable body of work.