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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 […]

Video: Shut Up and Write on Writing Across Ages
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Video: Shut Up and Write on Writing Across Ages

Shut Up and Write is a series of panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron. On Sept. 23, 2014, Skovron spoke with authors Diana Peterfreund and Lea Nolan about the challenge of writing “across ages” – for both YA and adult audiences. Video recorded at Central Library and produced by Allan Yankosky […]

Video: Elizabeth Drew on Nixon's Fate
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Video: Elizabeth Drew on Nixon’s Fate

Elizabeth Drew, Journalist as Historian Arlington Public Library was honored to host journalism great Elizabeth Drew almost 40 years to the day that Richard Nixon flew away from the White House, leaving power and scandal behind. Celebrating a new printing of her classic “Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon’s Downfall,” Ms. Drew was candid, […]

Author Video: Charlie Clark on "Arlington County Chronicles"
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Author Video: Charlie Clark on “Arlington County Chronicles”

Journalist and local historian Charlie Clark discusses the new anthology of his popular “Our Man in Arlington” column, which runs in the Falls Church News-Press “Arlington County Chronicles” is full of surprising twists and turns across the timeline of  Arlington history, culture and urban growth. Mr. Clark previously spoke at Central Library in 2013, discussing […]