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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.   […]

Video: Former Classic Rock D.J. Beau Phillips on "I Killed Pink Floyd's Pig"
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Video: Former Classic Rock D.J. Beau Phillips on “I Killed Pink Floyd’s Pig”

Video of the tales-from-classic-rock author at Central Library on Jan. 15, 2015 Phillips, a veteran big-market d.j. and former MTV executive, shared tales of encounters with Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Van Halen, Paul McCartney and other very familiar names. Special thanks to Arlington TV for the recording.

Video: What You Need to Know About Medicare
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Video: What You Need to Know About Medicare

Recorded Feb. 4, 2015 at Central Library, by Allan Yankosky / 1411 Media. Presented by John Glowacky, certified Medicare counselor with the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program of Arlington County.    

Video: Estate Planning for 20s and 30s
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Video: Estate Planning for 20s and 30s

Recorded Jan. 28, 2015 at Central Library, by Allan Yankosky / 1411 Media. Ryan A. Brown, Esq. is an attorney with Arlington Law Group.   This presentation is not an advertisement for legal services and is designed for general information only. The information presented should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the […]

Video: Author Beth Macy on "Factory Man," A Virginia Comeback Story
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Video: Author Beth Macy on “Factory Man,” A Virginia Comeback Story

Author and journalist Beth Macy at Central Library on Oct. 7, 2014 discussing her best-seller, “Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local and Helped Save an American Town.” “Factory Man” is winner of the 2013 J.Anthony Lucas Works-in-Progress Award. A special thanks to Arlington TV for the recording.  

Video: Veteran White House Photojournalist Dennis Brack on "Presidential Picture Stories"
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Video: Veteran White House Photojournalist Dennis Brack on “Presidential Picture Stories”

Video of the “Presidential Picture” author talk at Central Library on Nov. 24, 2014. Presidents can stay only eight years but veteran photojournalists like Dennis Brack have spent decades documenting First Family life and fresh history in the White House “fishbowl.” Having created a museum’s worth of images for the Black Star agency, Brack has […]

Video: YA Author Meg Medina on Bullying
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Video: YA Author Meg Medina on Bullying

Recorded Monday, Oct. 27 at Central Library, by Allan Yankosky / 1411 Media. Ms. Medina is the 2014 recipient of the Pura Belpré medal and the 2013 CYBILS Fiction winner for her young adult novel, “Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass.” She is also the 2012 Ezra Jack Keats New Writers medal winner for her picture […]

Car-Free Options, Endless Destinations
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Car-Free Options, Endless Destinations

A short video on the latest happenings at Central and how to get there car-free The Library helps you get where you want to go. A car-free diet makes the trip even better. Thanks to our friends at Arlington County Commuter Services for the star treatment.

Video: Ann Patchett at Central
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Video: Ann Patchett at Central

Watch a masterful talk by the great Ann Patchett at Arlington Central Library The acclaimed author, essayist, book store co-owner and dog lover drew a devoted overflow crowd for her Arlington Reads Extra appearance Oct. 23. The evening was made possible by the Friends of Arlington Public Library. Special thanks to Rob Farr and David […]