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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.”

Video: Shut Up and Write with Kate Hattemer and Carmen Rodrigues
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Video: Shut Up and Write with Kate Hattemer and Carmen Rodrigues

On writing dynamic character relationships.

Video: Our Conversation with Judy Blume
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Video: Our Conversation with Judy Blume

Library Director Diane Kresh spoke with the icon of American literature and popular culture on Oct. 22 before a packed crowd in the Washington-Lee High School Auditorium Special thanks to Arlington TV for recording this event, Washington-Lee High School for allowing the Library to use its auditorium for this event and the Friends of the […]

Video: Shut Up and Write with Jason Reynolds
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Video: Shut Up and Write with Jason Reynolds

Shut Up and Write is a series of panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron. On Nov. 5, 2015, Coretta Scott King Award winner Jason Reynolds, author of “Boy in the Black Suit” joined moderator Jon Skovron for a discussion about his unexpected path to becoming a writer and using writing as outreach. […]

Video: Shut Up and Write on CoWriting
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Video: Shut Up and Write on CoWriting

Shut Up and Write is a series of panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron. On Sept. 8, 2015, Dhonielle Clayton, co-author of “Tiny Pretty Things” and co-founder of Cake Literary joined moderator Jon Skovron for a discussion about writing with a co-author. Video recorded at Central Library and produced by Allan Yankosky […]

Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on "Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present"
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Video: Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present”

On June 18, 2015, educator and Arlington native and civic leader Alfred O. Taylor discussed his book on the local and national contributions of residents from Arlington’s oldest African American community. Dr. Taylor has served on many boards and in many organizations, but his biggest personal joy is seeing the Nauck community as a viable link […]

Video: Journalist Del Quentin Wilber on "Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan"
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Video: Journalist Del Quentin Wilber on “Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan”

Author Del Quentin Wilber on the dark day in March 1981 when America almost lost its fifth president to an assassin. Wilber, a reporter with Bloomberg News, discussed his riveting look back at the shooting at the Friends of the Arlington Public Library annual meeting on June 15, 2015. Video produced by Arlington TV.

Video: Adichie Speaks at Central
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Video: Adichie Speaks at Central

Watch the much-anticipated Arlington Reads 2015 talk by the acclaimed Nigerian author Ms. Adichie spoke May 7 before a tremendous crowd as the Arlington Reads featured fiction author, discussing her third novel, “Americanah.” Arlington Reads is made possible by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library. Special thanks to Rob Farr and David Wood of […]

Leaving Home, and Finding Home
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Leaving Home, and Finding Home

Book Bubble Season 2 (Episode 7) Stories by Long Branch Students   This episode includes three stories written by Long Branch Elementary School students in the Creative Book Project: Gary the Pea by Morgan Schlimme Read another fun version of the Princess and the Pea in “Nobody Asked the Pea” by John Warren Stewig, illustrated by Cornelius Van […]

Making Unexpected Friends, Finding Unexpected Heroes
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Making Unexpected Friends, Finding Unexpected Heroes

Book Bubble Season 2 (Episode 8) Stories by Long Branch Students   This episode includes three stories written by Long Branch Elementary School students in the Creative Book Project: Viggy by Patsy Zetkulic Read more stories of dogs and the people who love them in “Because of Shoe, and Other Dog Stories,” edited by Ann M. Martin.   […]