When we told our middle school TAB students that they were going to be visited by Marissa Meyer, the writer of The Lunar Chronicles, we knew they were going to be excited. We didn’t know that they would be jumping up and down and hugging each other excited, but they were!
Hospitalized biker is a beloved Arlington Public Library staff member If you have any information regarding this hit-and-run case that took place in Davidsonville, Md. on Feb. 22, please contact the police. Thank you.
“A well written plot with a thread of amour.” New / Old Flames are our favorite books - the ones we really think you should read too. Sherbrooke Bride by Catherine Coulter Reviewed by Vickie I want to confess a secret that some might think is embarrassing. I read romance novels. I read all types of […]
Celebrate literacy through storytelling, puppetry, music, dance, and more! Families and children are invited to the Literacy Council of Northern Virginia’s 8th annual Reading: A Family Affair. The event is open to families with children of all ages. And every child that participates gets to take home a free book! Saturday, March 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]
Lit Up is always looking for the best literary night out… This Mexican-folk flavored group will be playing DC’s 9:30 Club on April 8. The David Wax Museum is primarily David Wax and Suz Slezak, who come together along with an accordion, donkey jaw bone, horns and more to bring you some seriously danceable Latin […]
See the 2014 Nominees in Some of their Best Roles During March we’re screening some of our favorite earlier films by this year’s current nominees for Best Actor and Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, and Best Director. Movies will be shown at Central Library, Westover Branch Library and Shirlington Branch Library. 3:10 […]
Break Yourself Out of the Winter Doldrums! Wake your body up, stretch your mind in new ways and get your blood flowing this spring at the Shirlington Branch Library: All programs are free Registration required unless otherwise marked Call 703.228.6545 to register Adult Pilates - Wednesday, March 5, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. / Saturday, March […]
The federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday on February is “Washington’s Birthday.” But if you live in the Metro DC area, keeping track of this holiday’s name can be confusing: In Virginia, the official state holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February is named George Washington Day. In Maryland, they now celebrate the state holiday […]
Hooray for Troop 2584! On Saturday, Feb. 8, volunteers from Girl Scout Troop 2584 helped us assemble folders for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, the Library’s early literacy program. Thanks to the Girl Scouts we’re ready to register 500 more children!