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"How to Adult" Series: Style and Organization Tips--Central
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“How to Adult” Series: Style and Organization Tips–Central

When: November 4, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

“How to Adult,” a series covering issues vital to people in their 20s and 30s Nov. 4: “How to Style” Does your apartment lack personality? Wish your clothes made a statement? Mary Anne Wahle from YourBestStyle.com will share tips and tricks to let your personality shine through your everyday life. Is your mind more cluttered [...]

"How to Adult" Series: Cooking Tips--Central
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“How to Adult” Series: Cooking Tips–Central

When: October 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

“How to Adult,” a series covering issues vital to people in their 20s and 30s Oct. 28: “How to Eat” Spending all your money on takeout? Groceries go bad before you can eat them? Despair of ever wowing your partner with a home-cooked meal? Suzanne Nicholas of Food Matters will give advice on menu planning [...]

AutumnFest--Glencarlyn (Community Garden)
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AutumnFest–Glencarlyn (Community Garden)

When: September 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Glencarlyn Branch Library Community Garden, 300 South Kensington Street, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

A Celebration of Fall with the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia and Virginia Cooperative Extension  Sun and shade loving perennials, ferns, herbs, shrubs, and trees  and pumpkins for sale.   Mini-workshops: • 11 a.m.—Go Native! How to integrate them into your garden • Noon—Pollinate This! Plants that put out the welcome mat for pollinators • 1 p.m.—Eat [...]

Arlington Puzzle Festival 2015--Central
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Arlington Puzzle Festival 2015–Central

When: November 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The fifth annual Arlington Puzzle Fest, brought to you by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library An all-day celebration of crosswords, Sudoku, brain teasers, word games, math and logic puzzles, and other brain-expanding challenges while competing and cooperating with fellow puzzle-lovers.  Activities include: Crossword Puzzle Tournament Sudoku Tournament OCTO Competition Sudoku Finals …a whole [...]

Speaker Program: "Cultivating Positive Emotions for Enhanced Well-Being--Central
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Speaker Program: “Cultivating Positive Emotions for Enhanced Well-Being–Central

When: September 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The power of positive thinking Hear Dr. Beth Cabrera discuss the use of positive psychology to achieve greater success and well-being. She will present the benefits of positive emotions and discuss mindfulness and other strategies for increasing the good feelings. Beth Cabrera is a senior scholar at the George Mason University Center for Advancement of [...]

Workshop: Meditation, A Tool to Balance Your Life--Shirlington
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Workshop: Meditation, A Tool to Balance Your Life–Shirlington

When: September 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington,VA 22206, USA

The practice of meditation contributes to a more positive, healthy lifestyle. It is an invaluable tool helping people reduce stress, gain a deeper sense of fulfillment in life as well as foster greater physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Join Gerry Gorman as he connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. He [...]

Book Club: Conversando sobre libros / Talking about books in Spanish--Central
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Book Club: Conversando sobre libros / Talking about books in Spanish–Central

When: September 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor “Glass” Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Book Club in Spanish The reading and the discussion are in Spanish.  Featured title for September: “El Francotirador Paciente” by Arturo Perez-Reverte. Copies can be picked up at the Ask-a-Library reference desk on the second floor of Central Library.      

Film Series: Movies About School--Columbia Pike
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Film Series: Movies About School–Columbia Pike

When: September 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Movie Matinee at Columbia Pike focuses on the thrill (or lack of it) related to heading (back) to the classroom Sept. 3: “Words and Pictures” [2013] Rated PG-13, 111 min.  An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words [...]

Family Film: "Bolt" [2008]--Shirlington
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Family Film: “Bolt” [2008]–Shirlington

When: September 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Where: Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Avenue, Arlington,VA 22206, USA

A Shirlington Saturday film screening for children and their caregivers The canine star of a fictional sci-fi/action show that believes his powers are real embarks on a cross country trek to save his co-star from a threat he believes is just as real. Starring the voices of Miley Cyrus and John Travolta. Rated PG, 96 [...]

Book Club: Courthouse Readers--Plaza
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Book Club: Courthouse Readers–Plaza

When: August 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room outside Plaza Branch Library, 2100 North Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Held at 2100 Courthouse Plaza, site of the Plaza Library & Arlington Shop The Courthouse Readers Book Club generally meets on the third Thursday of the month. Fall 2015 Books Thursday, Sept. 17, Birch Conference Room – “Cutting for Stone” by Abraham Verghese Thursday, Oct. 15, Azalea Conference Room – “In the Garden of Beasts” by [...]