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Fizz Boom Read...Win!
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Fizz Boom Read…Win!

Over 3,000 elementary students completed summer reading! Participants enjoyed a variety of programs through the generosity of the Friends of the Arlington Public Library and won a book when they completed the challenge.  A few lucky readers won a $25 gift card to Barnes & Nobles. Congratulations to Liam!  Cherrydale Branch Library’s winner.     […]

Library Card Month: Count Cards and Win
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Library Card Month: Count Cards and Win

You don’t have to be the director of an award-winning public library system to know all the ways your library card can work for you. Here are just five dozen and of course each card user probably has a particular favorite that somehow didn’t make the list. A library card packs a big punch for […]

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Holds Now Functioning Correctly

The problem related to placing holds from the Library catalog on Wednesday, Sept. 3, has now been fixed. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.  

Fall Storytimes Begin Sept. 8
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Fall Storytimes Begin Sept. 8

Library Fantasy Football Draft: Aug. 23
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Library Fantasy Football Draft: Aug. 23

Special Art Workshop: Sign Up Now
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Special Art Workshop: Sign Up Now

Meryl Silver: Photographs
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Meryl Silver: Photographs

Simplicity Within On exhibit at Central Library, August 2014 Meryl Silver’s work last appeared at the Library in the 2010 group show, The Art of Food. Want to buy something you see on our walls? Artists contribute 20% of sales made during their exhibit to the Friends of the Arlington County Public Library, to help support […]

Kick-Off is Aug. 18: A League of Our Own
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Kick-Off is Aug. 18: A League of Our Own

Tuesday: Mastering the Application Essay
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Tuesday: Mastering the Application Essay

Seeking Opinionated Teen Reviewers!
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Seeking Opinionated Teen Reviewers!

It’s summer, the perfect time for reading by the pool (or the beach, or in an air-conditioned room). We’re looking for teens who want to review the books they read this summer for our teen blog and teen tumblr. We love to have recommendations from teens for teens! Who better to give us the inside […]