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Celebrate Love at the Library
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Celebrate Love at the Library

Whether you love romance or just being awesome, we’ve got a Valentine’s Day program for you:   For Kids Make a Valentine – Wednesday, Feb. 11, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Aurora Hills Branch Library - Get in on the Valentine’s Day crafting fun after school with Ms. Kim.   For Tweens and Teens Valentines […]

Somebody Likes Us!
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Somebody Likes Us!

And dropped a bag full of buttons through the book drop at the Shirlington Branch Library :   Thank you, whoever you are!  

Family Movies at Shirlington: Winter / Spring 2015
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Family Movies at Shirlington: Winter / Spring 2015

Films the Whole Family Will Enjoy Join us each month at the Shirlington Branch Library for a fun film, complete with snacks! Saturday, Jan. 31, 3:00 p.m. – “The Many Adventures Of Winnie the Pooh” – rated G Saturday, Feb. 21, 3:00 p.m. – “The Emperor’s New Groove” – rated G Saturday, March 14, 3:00 […]

Free Tax Assistance Begins in February
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Free Tax Assistance Begins in February

Get 2014 Tax Help with AARP Volunteer Tax Assistance From February 3 – April 14, 2015 AARP volunteers offer free, basic tax assistance and income tax preparation for taxpayers with low- and middle-income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. Be prepared by bringing the necessary documents with you. Help is offered on a first-come, […]

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. 18. MLK Jr. on Enchanted Learning - Facts, timeline, […]

And the Golden Globe Winner is.... A Good Book!
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And the Golden Globe Winner is…. A Good Book!

Which of this year’s Golden Globe winners started out in print? These book-to-screen adaptations picked up a nice collection of hardware at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards:   Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical The Grand Budapest Hotel Inspired by the writings of German author Stefan Zweig.         Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama Still […]

Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Programs
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Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Programs

For Kindergarten – 5th Grade Kids Winter: Jan. 4 – March 21 Spring: April 5 – May 23 In case of bad weather or school closings, the Library’s children’s programs are automatically cancelled. No programs are held on County holidays, Jan. 19 or Feb. 16. Download and Print the Winter / Spring 2015 Elementary Schedule.   Early […]

Winter / Spring 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule
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Winter / Spring 2015 Preschool Storytime Schedule

Raise a Reader! Winter: Monday, Jan. 4 – Saturday, March 21 Spring: Monday, April 5 – Saturday, May 23 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 - […]

Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014...
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Vote for Your Favorite Chapter Book of 2014…

And you could win a copy of the official Newbery winner! Since the Newbery Medal selection committee doesn’t make their nominations public (they’re very secretive), we came up with our own list.  Check them out and read them yourself, then visit the Central Library Youth Services desk to fill out a voting slip – or cast your vote here, in […]

Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?
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Holiday Gadgets Got You Tied Up In Knots?

  We Can Help! Book a 30-minute one-one-one tech tutoring appointment, and get yourself  untangled.    Register for the next available appointment.