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Voting Rights: Collection Spotlight for Kids
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Voting Rights: Collection Spotlight for Kids

Voting is a powerful act, but it’s easy to take for granted. Reading these books about the women and men who worked to secure the right for all Americans to take part in our governance is a great way to remember how valuable that right is.

All Library Locations Closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day
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All Library Locations Closed Friday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day

American Legion Post 139 invites you to join them in honoring current service members and all veterans, and in remembering those we have lost.

Director's Blog: The Right to Vote
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Director’s Blog: The Right to Vote

“It was in Miss Barbara Nelson’s first grade class at Stewart-Tuckahoe that I first learned that the choices I made could affect the world.”

Voter Organization Focused on Local Issues for 93 Years
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Voter Organization Focused on Local Issues for 93 Years

The Organized Women Voters of Arlington was founded in 1923, just three years after the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution extended the right to vote women.

Saturday, Oct. 29: Last Day to Borrow Garden Tools Until March
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Saturday, Oct. 29: Last Day to Borrow Garden Tools Until March

The Shed is closed for borrowing until March, 2017.

Library Open During Aurora Hills Refurbishment
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Library Open During Aurora Hills Refurbishment

On Sept. 24, the County Board approved contracts to upgrade the Aurora Hills Complex. The Aurora Hills Branch Library will remain open, and operate on our regular schedule. During the construction, Aurora Hills will not be able to accept donations for the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Donations can still be taken to all […]

Columbia Pike Gets a New Coat of Paint
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Columbia Pike Gets a New Coat of Paint

All painting will take place while the library is closed, and the work will not affect library hours or programming.

Start Your Term Paper Research Here
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Start Your Term Paper Research Here

Search hundreds of thousands of topics, compare statistics, examine timelines, browse articles and related media.

Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibit
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Hispanic Heritage Month Art Exhibit

Featuring Arlington County Employees. On exhibit at Central Library, September 15 – Oct. 14, 2016

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 […]