Stories of everyday lives affected by World War II Suite Française by Irene Nemirovksy The epic novel of life under Nazi occupation, discovered 62 years after the author’s tragic death at Auschwitz. English Patient by Michael Ondaatje Four damaged lives intersect in an Italian villa at the end of World War […]
This Soviet recruiter must not have been very good at his job… One of his targets had suspicions about his motives from their very first meeting and enlisted the FBI to set a successful and elaborate plan to trap him. Hint: Julius Caesar often gets credited with inventing this kind of code. The key to […]
Are There Fairies in Your Garden? Young readers at the Glencarlyn Branch Library love the Rainbow Fairies Series so much that we can hardly keep the books on our shelves… Luckily, we have many of the over 50 titles in downloadable eBook as well as print!
The man behind this pseudonym brought down a president. Hint: Despite a common name for this cipher, you don’t need to wallow in the mud to solve it. Instructions Decode the puzzle. Submit your solution (one per person). Find out if you were correct! Your Answer
Animals, Robots, Buildings and More! On exhibit at Central Library, the Aurora Hills Branch Library, the Columbia Pike Branch Library and the Westover Branch Library, September 2014. Builders, families and fans are invited to join us for the LEGO Creations reception at Central on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Let Us Kn0w How You’re Doing! Since 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten started in March 2013, over 175,050 books have been read to 1585 babies and preschoolers. If your child is registered and you haven’t checked in with us recently, visit the library to let us know how you’re doing – and get your milestone prizes! […]
When You Have More Than a Quick Question about Technology Arlington Public Library now offers free scheduled 30-minute appointments at Central Library and Columbia Pike Branch Library. It’s an opportunity to work uninterrupted on issues like uncooperative software, putting together a social media presence and downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks. Bring your laptop, tablet or other device or […]
Money was this spy’s motivation–and his eventual downfall. Hint: Despite a common name for this cipher, you don’t need to wallow in the mud to solve it. Instructions Decode the puzzle. Submit your solution (one per person). Find out if you were correct! Your Answer