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Sign Up: Middle School Nerf Night, Feb. 18
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Sign Up: Middle School Nerf Night, Feb. 18

For Grades 6-8 Come explore different Nerf game scenarios and optimize fun with Nerf toys at Westover Library. Play games such as the Hunger Games, Book Relays, Civil War, and Hunter.

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 […]

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.

Ashes to Ashes: Revisit on hoopla
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Ashes to Ashes: Revisit on hoopla

Rest in Peace, David Robert Jones a.k.a. David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust, Thin White Duke, Aladdin Sane Explore the bulk of his stellar recordings, even the before-its-time Tin Machine, for free through hoopla.  Don’t have an account? Create yours through the Library. As to books, the Goblin King really enjoyed those too. “And the stars look very […]

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 […]

Grant Helps Preserve Memories of “Little Saigon”
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Grant Helps Preserve Memories of “Little Saigon”

Rich cultural history of Arlington’s “Little Saigon” community to be shared through $9,000 grant from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

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...]

Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids
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Martin Luther King, Jr. for Kids

Who was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Why Do We Celebrate Him? Talking to young children about the life and legacy of Dr. King is important, but can also be challenging. These books, films and websites can help. And don’t miss Arlington’s official tribute program on Jan. 17.   Websites Life in Pictures - Photos of Martin […]

Give the Gift of Lit Up Ball Tix
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Give the Gift of Lit Up Ball Tix

Looking for a Unique Holiday Gift? Buy your favorite book lover a ticket (or two) to the best literary themed party in town! The 2016 Lit Up Ball will be Saturday, March 12, at the Clarendon Ballroom. Tickets are $35 each, from the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.   This years theme is Lewis Carroll’s […]