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Apollo to the Moon at Aurora Hills
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Apollo to the Moon at Aurora Hills

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11′s moon landing, the Aurora Hills Branch Library is showing an exhibit of Apollo-related documents.     The notes, charts, books and newspapers are from the personal collection of engineer and longtime Arlington resident Al Burt, who worked on the Apollo 7 through 13 lunar missions. Mr. Burt worked […]

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 […]

Our Back Pages: Arlington's Own Declaration of Civil Rights
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Our Back Pages: Arlington’s Own Declaration of Civil Rights

In observance of the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, we look back at a document from a few years earlier, for a glimpse of a still-segregated Arlington… Today marks the 50th anniversary of the signing into law of the Civil Rights Act of 1964– one of the most important pieces of […]

July 31: Night Recess for 20s-30s Adults
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July 31: Night Recess for 20s-30s Adults

Aug. 12: Journalism Great Elizabeth Drew on Watergate and Nixon +40
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Aug. 12: Journalism Great Elizabeth Drew on Watergate and Nixon +40

Summer Reading: Are You Plugged In?
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Summer Reading: Are You Plugged In?

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

We Can Always Use a Hand or Two
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We Can Always Use a Hand or Two