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Fall Storytimes Begin Sept. 8
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Fall Storytimes Begin Sept. 8

Five Books for Kids to Sink Their Teeth Into
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Five Books for Kids to Sink Their Teeth Into

Plus Two Shark DVDs Does your elementary schooler love sharks? Check out these age appropriate books and DVDs, to help you celebrates shark week anytime:   For Grades K – 3 Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever – or Snack Time? writen by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Michael Slack Everyone knows that minnows and sharks can’t be […]

Library Fantasy Football Draft: Aug. 23
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Library Fantasy Football Draft: Aug. 23

Special Art Workshop: Sign Up Now
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Special Art Workshop: Sign Up Now

Calling All Young LEGO Builders!
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Calling All Young LEGO Builders!

Submit Your Creations to the 2nd Annual LEGO Exhibit Open to LEGO builders age 18 and under, as well as teams that include at least one member under 18.   To apply, email a photo of your creation to ceys@arlingtonva.us by Friday, August 22. Please include: Title of Creation Name(s) and age(s) of builder(s) Address and […]

Play the Undercover Arlington Contest
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Play the Undercover Arlington Contest

Find the Spies and You Could Win Tickets to the Lit Up Ball The theme for this year’s Ball is Ian Fleming’s “James Bond: From Russia with Love,” so to get you in the mood we’re holding an espionage-in-Arlington puzzle contest! Starting Wednesday, July 16, we will publish a new Undercover Arlington puzzle each Wednesday for […]

Donate Your Time, Gently Used Tools
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Donate Your Time, Gently Used Tools

In response to Arlington’s ever-growing passion for gardening, Central Library will be adding garden tools to its lending collection.  The Tool Library, opening soon, will be available on an annual basis from March to October: Wednesday 5 – 7 p.m. Friday 3 – 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join the volunteer team […]

Meet Your 21st Century Library Director
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Meet Your 21st Century Library Director

A great interview with Arlington Library Director Diane Kresh, in the lastest issue of Arlington Magazine.

In the News: Preserving Arlington Stories
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In the News: Preserving Arlington Stories

Years from now, new generations will be grateful for today’s Center for Local History at Arlington Public Library Arlington Television captures the long-term value of an official County archive as it helps preserve the story of Joan Mulholland, the fearless civil rights activist who fought segregation from Lee Highway to the Deep South before raising […]

Smile if You're Going to Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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Smile if You’re Going to Read 1000 Books Before Kindergarten