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Outdoor Movies in August at Central
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Outdoor Movies in August at Central

As part of Summer Reading 2015 for Adults, Arlington Public Library presents an outdoor film screening  of “Empire Records” on Aug. 6 and the most recent version of “The Great Gatsby” on Aug. 13 on the field facing the Washington Boulevard side of Central Library.

Storytime for Kids with Special Needs
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Storytime for Kids with Special Needs

Students with autism, Down’s syndrome, intellectual disabilities, or developmental delays will experience a storytime adapted just for them.

Teens: You Can Be an Open Mic Star
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Teens: You Can Be an Open Mic Star

Teens: Take the Open Mic at Central on July 12–sign up now.

Digital Archive Temporarily Offline
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Digital Archive Temporarily Offline

The Center for Local History’s digital archive will be temporarily offline while Library staff install a new, richer interface for the Center’s digital collections. We expect those collections will again be available online by early July. Resources in the digital archive are still available digitally or in physical format at the Center for Local History, […]

The Numbers are In: Arlington Reads Around the World
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The Numbers are In: Arlington Reads Around the World

The Reach of the Internet Never Ceases to Amaze While we knew that May’s Arlington Reads 2015 appearance by author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi was a standing-room-only, two-remote-viewing-areas blockbuster, we now know Ms. Adichi’s appearance is also an international phenomenon. The video, produced by our friends at Arlington Television, has been viewed almost 5,000 times in […]

June 27: Honoring an Arlington Hero
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June 27: Honoring an Arlington Hero

On June 27 at Central Library, meet Arlington’s own Freedom Rider, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland.

Your New Music & Audiobook Source
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Your New Music & Audiobook Source

Welcome to Hoopla, the Library’s new downloadable and streaming service for free music and audiobooks.

Director's Blog: Hooray for hoopla
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Director’s Blog: Hooray for hoopla

Arlington Public Library just acquired hoopla, the nifty streaming and downloadable music/audiobook source with scores of content ranging from Top 40 to spoken word, all waiting to be discovered, borrowed and enjoyed by you on a PC or mobile device. All free with your Library card, six selections per month.  Here’s our Materials chief Shari […]

June 15: Author and Journalist Del Wilber on "Rawhide Down"
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June 15: Author and Journalist Del Wilber on “Rawhide Down”

The Bloomberg News journalist discusses his book on the March 1981 attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan

June 13: Pick a Pup at Cherrydale
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June 13: Pick a Pup at Cherrydale

A meet-the-dogs event for those considering a rescue adoption