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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Shirlington
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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Shirlington

Days of Remembrance In partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Shirlington Branch Library will host a Holocaust survivor on Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m.  The Days of Remembrance are an eight day period which runs from the Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through the following Sunday. The Library will announce details […]

Share the Joy of Baseball
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Share the Joy of Baseball

It’s Time for Spring Training! Not to mention little league, and t-ball. So if your kid is crazy about baseball, check out some of these books:   Joy in Mudville by Bob Raczka; illustrations by Glen Dibley K – 3. We all know what happened the day the Mighty Casey struck out. But what happened […]

Storytimes on Break Through April 5
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Storytimes on Break Through April 5

Download and Print the Winter / Spring 2015 Storytime Schedule [pdf].  Our age appropriate storytimes are designed to help you to help your child learn reading readiness, or Early Literacy.

IndieFlix Puts You in Her Cleats, Head Scarf, or Uniform
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IndieFlix Puts You in Her Cleats, Head Scarf, or Uniform

Looking for an Inspiring Story? Explore women’s lives around the world with these independent films. To watch these (or any) IndieFlix titles for free with your library card, create or login to your IndieFlix account now.   Learn more about IndieFlix at the Library.   Football Undercover [2008] 86 mins, Canada An amateur female soccer […]

Much More than Leprechauns and Beer
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Much More than Leprechauns and Beer

What Makes Ireland So Fascinating? Saint Patrick’s Day is a great time to explore the Emerald Isle, from the history and mythology, to the literature and food – plus some fun fiction too:   A Celebration of Ireland by Janice Anderson, photography by David Lyons Ready for a vacation? This guide to Ireland outlines all […]

Free at Home with Your Library Card
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Free at Home with Your Library Card

Give Food, Get March Madness
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Give Food, Get March Madness

AFAC’s permanent food drive locations are going Head-to-Head to see who can collect the most food. Donate food to one of their permanent food drive sites: Central Library, Cherrydale Library, Kinder Haus Toys, Simplicity Urgent Care, Shirlington Library, & Westover Library. A winner will be announced April 1!

I'm a Seed Spreader: Borrow Me
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I’m a Seed Spreader: Borrow Me

Open to Arlington Residents and Property Owners, age 18 and over. Visit the Central Library Circulation Desk to get started. Watch ArlingtonTV’s video of The Shed official opening to learn more.

2015 Scholastic Art Show
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2015 Scholastic Art Show

Photography, Painting and Sculpture by Arlington Students On exhibit at the Central Library, March 2015 Each winter, the Library hosts the Regional Scholastic Art Award, a competition which encompasses all Middle School and High School students in Arlington County. Almost 2000 works of art were submitted and judged by three jurors. Out of these, the judges […]

Meet the Authors: NoVA Teen Book Fest 2015
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Meet the Authors: NoVA Teen Book Fest 2015

March 7, 2015   Check out some of this year’s NoVA Teen Book Fest featured authors – and remember, great YA Lit isn’t just for teens! Get the full 2015 author lineup.   Matt de la Peña Author of “The Living” - After an earthquake destroys California and a tsunami wrecks the luxury cruise ship where […]