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Summer Reading 2016 Winners
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Summer Reading 2016 Winners

11,530 people signed up… 107,381 books were read…   You set a new Summer Reading record! You also raised $5529 for the Library of Petit-Goave, Haiti. The money will be donated by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library, who pledged $1 for every person who finished the Bronze level of Summer Reading. Please note: Chipotle cards […]

The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement
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The Washington Home of the Philippine Suffrage Movement

On exhibit at Central Library, September 2016.

Curating Courage
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Curating Courage

Stories collected in “September 11: Oral History Interviews to Commemorate the 5th Anniversary.”

Books for Going Back to School
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Books for Going Back to School

Books to help anxious school kids and parents make the transitions from summer to school.

Get Prepared with the Office of Emergency Management Book Club
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Get Prepared with the Office of Emergency Management Book Club

The Arlington Office of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency preparedness and response capabilities, resources and outreach for the Arlington community. The OEM Book Club meets quarterly.

Kindness Across the Branches
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Kindness Across the Branches

Librarian K reflects on being welcomed in her temporary assignment to Shirlington…

Beat the Heat with Cool Jazz
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Beat the Heat with Cool Jazz

Explore our streaming music collection from Alexander Street Press and hoopla…

Reading and Running Takes On the Bluemont 5K
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Reading and Running Takes On the Bluemont 5K

18 members participated in the July 20 Bluemont 5K race this week.

Katherine E. Young Inducted as Arlington County Poet Laureate
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Katherine E. Young Inducted as Arlington County Poet Laureate

Young reads her poem “Evening Storm, Ballston,” before the County Board [video]…

Borrow a Nature Backpack and Take a Hike!
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Borrow a Nature Backpack and Take a Hike!

Each Nature Backpack includes a parking/entrance pass for all Virginia State Parks, wildlife guides, a magnifying lens, bug observation container and more…