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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale (Half-Price Day)–Central

When: September 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Parking Garage, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Arlington Rereads book sale, sponsored by Friends of the Arlington Public Library. Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale. Sunday everything is half price!

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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale–Central

When: September 19, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Parking Garage, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Arlington Rereads book sale, sponsored by Friends of Arlington Public Library.   Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale. Sale continues through Sunday, Sept. 20.

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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale–Central

When: September 18, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Parking Garage, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Arlington Rereads book sale, sponsored by Friends of Arlington Public Library.   Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale. Sale continues through Sunday, Sept. 20.

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale (Members Only Night)--Central
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Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale (Members Only Night)–Central

When: September 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Parking Garage

Sponsored by Friends of Arlington Public Library Opening night (Thursday) is for Friends members only – Membership available for purchase at the door. Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale. Sale continues through Sunday, Sept. 20.  

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Meet the Artists: Public Reception for Steve Crossett and Judy Gallagher–Central

When: August 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Central Library, First Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Bugs in Photos and Paintings Meet Naturalist/photographer Judy Gallagher and visual artist Steve Crossett, who explore the beauty and variety of the insect world through macro photography and charcoal and pastel renderings. Their work will be on exhibit at Central Library for the month of August.  

Author Event: Pulitzer Prize-Winner Sheri Fink on "Five Days at Memorial"--Central
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Author Event: Pulitzer Prize-Winner Sheri Fink on “Five Days at Memorial”–Central

When: September 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses her acclaimed look at life and death at an overwhelmed New Orleans hospital during Hurricane Katrina A doctor and two nurses were eventually charged with second-degree murder for their actions during the storm but acquitted by a grand jury. Booklist calls “Five Days at Memorial” “a breathtaking read and an [...]

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Book Club: Truth is Stranger than Fiction–Central

When: September 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

NOTE NEW DATE For fans of non-fiction The September selection is “Rome: A Cultural, Visual and Personal History” by Robert Hughes. From Amazon: “From Robert Hughes, one of the greatest art and cultural critics of our time, comes a sprawling, comprehensive, and deeply personal history of Rome—as a city, as an empire, and as an [...]

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VDOT I-66 Project Discussion–Central

When: August 1, 2015 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A Community Update A discussion of I-66 planning, led by the Virginia Department of Transportation. VDOT is in the planning stages to transform Interstate 66 inside the Beltway.  Proposed improvements include converting the existing I-66 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes between I-495 (the Capital Beltway) and the U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn into High Occupancy Toll [...]

Panel Discussion: The Virginia Criminal Justice System--Central
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Panel Discussion: The Virginia Criminal Justice System–Central

When: August 3, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Dr. Gail Arnall, Consultant to Offender Aid and Restoration presents a stimulating panel discussion on the Virginia Criminal Justice system Topics of discussion will likely include: • How many types of courts do we have and what does each do? • How are judges selected? • Who chooses the prosecutors and what challenges do they [...]

Library Fantasy Football Live Draft--Central
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Library Fantasy Football Live Draft–Central

When: August 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Central Library Computer Lab, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Who Will Be Your Top Players? Registered participants in the Library’s “Dewey Decimators League” will draft their teams rosters. Players can also participate online from any location. In order to participate in the Dewey Decimator League, you should have attended Fantasy Football 101 on Aug. 17 or you have contacted league commissioner Kerby Valladares at Kvalladares@arlingtonva.us or 703-228-3352. [...]