Join the Library’s First Fantasy Football League! Sign up and learn how to play Fantasy Football. Manage a team by yourself, or with your family. Individual players must be age 13 or older. Will be followed by a Live Draft on Saturday, Aug. 23, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. League Winner get Bragging Rights – and [...]
Come in, cool off and sing along with your favorite princess sisters, Elsa andAnna. The movie will be projected on the screen along with all those lyrics. Did you know that Arlington Public Library has 49 copies of the “Frozen” DVD?
Theater for Middle Schoolers: Traveling Players Ensemble Presents Carlo Gozzi’s “The Love for Three Oranges”–
A late summer theater program for middle schoolers About “The Love for Three Oranges”: A Prince is diagnosed with terminal hypochondria! When a jester tries to save him by making him laugh (the only cure), an evil witch (in cahoots with usurpers of the throne) curses him with a love for three oranges. This dangerous [...]
A documentary on hunger in the United States “A Place at the Table” makes the case that hunger in America can be eradicated today if there is enough will. The food needed already exists. Presented in partnership with Arlington Food Assistance Center as part of the weekly garden talk at Central Library
Hear Dr. Lawrence Kaplan, army historian and editor of “John C. Tidball, The Artillery Service in the War of the Rebellion.” Dr. Kaplan’s talk will highlight the role the U.S. Army’s field artillery played in the principal battles of the Civil War. He also will discuss Tidball’s findings that the improper employment of field artillery, tying batteries [...]
A presentation on peacemaking in the 21st century Jacquelyn Greiff, Executive Director of the Center for Peacemaking Practice at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, will discuss “The Bosnian Spring: Understanding the Revolution We’ve Been Missing.” Looking at recent uprisings in former Soviet states of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Ms. Greiff [...]
Learn about updates/changes to Arlington’s ground floor retail and commerce policies. Then find out how the County plans to move forward with retail and public-realm space. The open house will begin with a brief overview of the topic, and then allow time for attendees to explore learning stations that feature more information on various aspects [...]
Richard Norton Smith on ”Ten Rules to Judge a President” George Mason’s Scholar in Residence, History and Art History will entertain and enlighten with a talk entitled “Ten Rules to Judge a President,” an anecdotal, somewhat counter-intuitive approach to the age-old parlor game known as “Ranking the President.” Smith promises to talk with sufficient humor to keep [...]
High School teen book discussion group meets first Tuesday of each month. There’s no assigned reading–come talk about whatever books you’re reading. Snacks provided.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the great Meg Medina. 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 book “Tia [...]