An afternoon of awesome for fans of John and Hank Green A slew of activities including nerdfighter trivia contests, poster-making, cookie decorating, prizes and more.
CANCELED: Author Event: YA Favorite Paolo Bacigalupi on His New Thriller “The Doubt Factory”–Central
THIS AUTHOR EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. The Printz Award winner discusses and reads from his new thriller “The Doubt Factory” Mr. Bacigalupi’s books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of One More Page Books.
Join the Arlington Food Assistance Center in bagging potatoes for distribution to clients The potatoes will be bought at bulk prices and delivered to the Central Library east plaza facing the tennis courts (weather permitting). Volunteers will put potatoes into family-size bags for clients. We encourage everyone (young children are welcome) to join in. [...]
A two-part program Learn how to build a personal website with Weebly, a free online application. Find out how to choose a theme, add a blog, post a photo gallery, manage pages, add a shopping cart and more. Part One: Sept. 10, 7 p.m. Part Two: Sept. 17, 7 p.m.
The YA great and Printz Honor winner talks censorship, romance and her new novel Ms. Rowell will read from her latest work, “Landline.” Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of One More Page Books.
In Person: Beth Macy on “Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — and Helped Save an American Town” Macy has written the remarkable story of John Bassett III, a south Virginia furniture executive who’s original company fell on hard times in the 1980s fighting relentless competition from Asia. Using legal strategies, [...]
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 [...]
Shut Up and Write is a series of panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron. The September 2014 session focuses on writing across ages, for both YA and adult audiences. Our panel of YA Lit experts will feature authors Diana Peterfreund and Lea Nolan. The panelists will also take questions from the audience, [...]
Join the Library’s First Fantasy Football League! Learn how to create your team in the Library’s 2014 “Dewey Decimators League” and find out how to use Yahoo!’s free Fantasy Football program. You’ll also hear about the fabulous prizes to be awarded throughout the season. August 18 attendance is mandatory for league participation. League participants can manage [...]
Come in, cool off and sing along with your favorite princess sisters, Elsa and Anna. 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?