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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 [...]

For Kids of All Ages: Create an Energy Saving Model with Legos--Westover
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For Kids of All Ages: Create an Energy Saving Model with Legos–Westover

When: April 21, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

For Kids of All Ages Items created will be put on display (room permitting) in the glass display case. For every earth-friendly, “green” book checked out, a child may add a piece to a Westover Wind Turbine. And take a branch “green” tour the same day.

Libraries Bike Tour: Tour des Bibliothèques--Begins at Central
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Libraries Bike Tour: Tour des Bibliothèques–Begins at Central

When: April 19, 2014 @ 9:30 am – 1:15 pm
Where: Central Library (Quincy Side Doors), 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Seventh Annual Tour des Bibliothèques is an Arlington Public Library staff and community volunteer bicycle tour of seven of the county’s eight library sites (Plaza Branch Library is closed weekends). It’s a great way to cap National Library Week. To Register Please email ArlLibBikeTour@gmail.com   The tour will start at Central Library. For safety purposes, registration is required [...]

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Drop-in Storytime: Stop In for Stories–Westover

When: April 22, 2014 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

For ages up to 5 years. No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5260 for more information. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

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Drop-In Storytime: Over Twos–Westover

When: April 23, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Westover Branch Library, Westover Branch Library, 1644 N McKinley Rd #3,Arlington, VA 22205

For ages 25 months through 5 years. No registration required. Seating on first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

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Drop-in Storytime: Wobbly Walkers–Westover

When: April 25, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

For ages 13-24 months. No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5260 for more information. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

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Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Westover

When: April 25, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

For ages 1 year and under. No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5260 for more information. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

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NEW Mid-Week Middle School Club: Game On!–Westover

When: April 30, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

Hey Middle Schoolers! Get your game on at Westover Branch Library after school.  

NEW Mid-Week Middle School Club: Duct Tape Wallet Making for Teens--Westover
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NEW Mid-Week Middle School Club: Duct Tape Wallet Making for Teens–Westover

When: April 9, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

A DIY session for middle schoolers Engage your creative and constructive mind to make an amazing, one-of-a-kind wallet! The Library will supply the duct tape in all sorts of patterns and colors.

Family Program: Make Your Yard Their Home-Migration and Bird Feeders--Westover
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Family Program: Make Your Yard Their Home-Migration and Bird Feeders–Westover

When: April 23, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Westover Branch Library, 1644 North McKinley Road, Arlington,VA 22205, USA

Family feathered fun Learn what draws various birds to your yard, how different feeders attract different birds, and then make a wooden feeder to take home! Two Master Gardeners will talk about migration patterns and introduce the basics of bird feeders, and then the owner of Wild Birds Unlimited will help guide the construction of [...]