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Book Club: African American Book Discussion--Central
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Book Club: African American Book Discussion–Central

When: May 8, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Discuss the novels of new and well-known authors and thought provoking non-fiction Our next selection is “Lost in the City” by Edward P. Jones, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Known World.” A magnificent collection of short fiction focusing on the lives of African-American men and women in Washington, D.C., “Lost in the City” is [...]

Authors Panel Discussion: "Challenges and Changes in Writing and Publishing Fiction"--Central
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Authors Panel Discussion: “Challenges and Changes in Writing and Publishing Fiction”–Central

When: May 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A discussion of traditionally-published and self-published authors, moderated by former Washington Post critic and author Rita Kempley The panel features Alma Katsu, whose final installment of the compelling Taker trilogy, “The Descent,” released in January; Jenny Milchman, author of the suspense novels “Cover of Snow” and the forthcoming “Ruin Falls”; and Steve Piacente, former award-winning [...]

Savvy Social Security Planning--Central
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Savvy Social Security Planning–Central

When: April 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Join Certified Financial Planner and Virginia Cooperative Extension volunteer Mike May for this free presentation on social security considerations for your retirement planning. In this workshop you will learn: • 5 factors to consider when deciding to apply for benefits • When it makes sense to delay benefits—and when it does not • Why you [...]

Mother's Day Craft for Teens--Central
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Mother’s Day Craft for Teens–Central

When: May 8, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Central Library, Youth Services , 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Hey Teens: Make Mom Something She’ll Treasure and You Can’t Beat the Price Need something special to show mom you care? Transform one of our cards into a work of art just in time for Mother’s Day at this free Library workshop.  Make a memory that Mom will keep for years to come.

Career Exploration Workshop--Central
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Career Exploration Workshop–Central

When: May 6, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

An interactive session Thinking about starting a new career? Not sure what direction you want to go? Come and explore careers!  This interactive workshop should last about 1.5 hours and is being led by a professional career counselor.  

Resume Writing with Northern Virginia Community College–Central
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Resume Writing with Northern Virginia Community College–Central

When: April 22, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

First impressions mean a lot, and your resume could be a prospective employer’s first impression of you! A career counselor from Northern Virginia Community College will visit Arlington Central Library to teach how your resume can showcase your skills and experiences to open the door to interviews.  The class will be approximately 2 hours including [...]

After-Hours Study Night for High Schoolers--Central
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After-Hours Study Night for High Schoolers–Central

When: May 4, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where: Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Find either a quiet spot or a group area to prepare for AP, IB and finals. Online practice tests will also be available. Teachers may reserve a table for study sessions. Meet in the Auditorium at 9 p.m. to sign in. Free pizza and other snacks courtesy of your PTA.

Talk in Spanish: Identity Theft, Credit and Managing Your Money/el robo de indentidad, el crédito y administrar su dinero--Central
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Talk in Spanish: Identity Theft, Credit and Managing Your Money/el robo de indentidad, el crédito y administrar su dinero–Central

When: May 13, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium/Auditorio, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

caso dinero en español Carlos Castillo of Wells Fargo visits Central to present valuable tips, in Spanish, about identity theft, credit and managing your money. Venga y aprenda sobre el robo de indentidad, y lo que puede hacer para protegerse.  También podrá obtener información básica sobre el crédito, y sobre cómo administrar su dinero.  

History Talk: "Police Chief Almarin Cooley Richards" on the Night Lincoln Was Shot--Central
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History Talk: “Police Chief Almarin Cooley Richards” on the Night Lincoln Was Shot–Central

When: April 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Hear the story from “Metropolitan Superintendent of Police Richards,” who was at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865 Richards (1827-1907), who began the investigation from the theater’s stage, will be interpreted by Mike Robinson, a volunteer at Ford’s since 2005.  This event is part of the public business meeting and social hour of the Lincoln [...]

Author Event: “The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life" by Kimberly Palmer
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Author Event: “The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life” by Kimberly Palmer

When: May 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Smart Money Series U.S. News & World Report senior money editor Kimberly Palmer discusses her inspiring new book, “The Economy of You: Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life.” She doesn’t just write about creating “side ventures”—she’s done it herself.