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I'm with Lit Up: James M.
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I’m with Lit Up: James M.

Meet James – a good-natured guy, and a fan of Lit Up for the past year.

Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively
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Trail Tales: A Rock is Lively

Installed April –  July 2016   A Rock Is Lively by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long From the award-winning creators of An Egg Is Quiet, A Seed Is Sleepy, and A Butterfly Is Patient comes a gorgeous and informative introduction to the fascinating world of rocks. From dazzling blue lapis lazuli to volcanic […]

Video: Cuentos y Más Diabetes Storytime!
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Video: Cuentos y Más Diabetes Storytime!

Earlier this month Librarian Mariela Aguilar hosted a special storytime about living with diabetes, and shared her new book “Clara Guevara y Glúcar Azúcar / Clara Guevara and Glugar Sugar.”

Celebrate National Library Week with a Good Book
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Celebrate National Library Week with a Good Book

Read up on cool libraries, and real-life librarians who change the world in small but vital ways. Then fantasize about being magic wielding, sword carrying, adventure-having librarians, who save the world – or at least get lions at storytime…

Explore World War II through Arlington's Memories
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Explore World War II through Arlington’s Memories

Artifacts from Life on the Homefront On display at Central Library, April 2016. Just in time for Arlington Reads 2016, Central Library is hosting an artifact-rich exhibition on Arlington County in World War II. It’s the story of a community undergoing rapid transition from fading farms to new homes to the Pentagon, all while sending […]

Technology: No Age Restrictions!
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Technology: No Age Restrictions!

Every librarian has heard those dreadful words: “Libraries are dying” or “What’s the point of a library? Everything is online…”

Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Library
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Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Library

With on-the-spot poetry writing, open mic night, workshops, author readings and more…

Celebrate HERstory for Women's History Month
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Celebrate HERstory for Women’s History Month

For National Women’s History month, the Shirlington Branch Library invited its community members to share stories of the women who have made an impact in their lives.

New Catalog, Part 3: Known Account Issues
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New Catalog, Part 3: Known Account Issues

We’ve heard great things from you, and we’ve heard about improvements you’d like to see = so this is what we’re working on next.

Picture Book Madness Round 8 Results
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Picture Book Madness Round 8 Results

The Dinosaurs went head to head….