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Special Storytime for Children with Diabetes--Central
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Special Storytime for Children with Diabetes–Central

When: May 9, 2015 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Where: Central Library, Youth Services , 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

For children ages 2-5 Diabetes-themed storytelling, songs, crafts and more with the Library’s Mariela Aguilar. Reservations appreciated: DiabetesYouthGroup@gmail.com In partnership with Diabetes National Institute and Georgetown University Pediatric Diabetes & Education Program

NEW: Italian Conversation Class--Central
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NEW: Italian Conversation Class–Central

When: April 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Non-Profit Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice Italian. All levels welcome. No registration necessary. Please note: The class will not meet on March 30.  The class will not meet on April 6 but on Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Italian Conversation Class--Central
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CANCELED: Italian Conversation Class–Central

When: April 6, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Non-Profit Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice Italian. All levels welcome. No registration necessary. Please note: The class will not meet on April 6 but on Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

CANCELED: Italian Conversation Class--Central
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CANCELED: Italian Conversation Class–Central

When: March 30, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Non-Profit Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice Italian. All levels welcome. No registration necessary. Please note: The class will not meet on March 30.  The class will not meet on April 6 but will meet on Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Afterward, the class will return to the regular Monday schedule.

Arlington Reads 2015 Book Club Event: Truth is Stranger Than Fiction Discusses "Men We Reaped"--Central
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Arlington Reads 2015 Book Club Event: Truth is Stranger Than Fiction Discusses “Men We Reaped”–Central

When: April 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Celebrating Arlington Reads 2015– #BlacklivesMatter: Two Remarkable Writers on Being Black in America* Following National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward’s April 8 appearance at Central Library, the Truth is Stranger than Fiction book club will discuss Ward’s Arlington Reads featured non-fiction title, “Men We Reaped.” From Booklist: “In four years, five young men dear to [...]

El Día del Niño-El Día de Libro/ Children’s Day-Book Day--Central
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El Día del Niño-El Día de Libro/ Children’s Day-Book Day–Central

When: April 30, 2015 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Bilingual family program A special day to celebrate the joy of childhood and the importance of books in our lives. Join us for storytime, music, food and fun for the whole family. Celebremos la alegría de la infancia y la importancia de los libros en nuestra vida. Disfrutemos de lectura, música, merienda y diversion para [...]

Maker Mondays for Tweens--Central
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Maker Mondays for Tweens–Central

When: April 6, 2015 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Youth Services , 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Take things apart, make a four-wheel balloon car and more Registration not required but space is limited. First-come, first-served -til we reach capacity. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.    

National Poetry Month "Get Book Smart" Talk: Poetry for Children--Central
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National Poetry Month “Get Book Smart” Talk: Poetry for Children–Central

When: April 1, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Talk To Your Library Experts on Children’s and Teen Literature Each session will include a presentation and social time for discussion and refreshments. Wednesday, April 1: Poetry, the Sidewalk Never Ends Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky are rock stars of children’s poetry, but there are other treasures for you to discover on our shelves. Join [...]

NEW DATE-Presentation: Funeral Planning Decisions, They're Part of Life--Central
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NEW DATE-Presentation: Funeral Planning Decisions, They’re Part of Life–Central

When: April 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Learn what you need to know about planning your own funeral or that of a loved one. Topics will include: funerals, memorial services, donating organs and costs associated. Speaker: Kathy Birnbaum, RN (Retired) and Past President of Memorial Society of Virginia. Register now. The Arlington Public Library uses subject matter experts from a variety of [...]

Arlington Reads 2015: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Discusses "Americanah"--Central
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Arlington Reads 2015: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Discusses “Americanah”–Central

When: May 7, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in person discussing her Arlington Reads 2015 featured fiction title “Americanah.” Adichie’s third novel is hailed by the San Francisco Chronicle as “Dazzling…. Funny and defiant, and simultaneously so wise…. Brilliant.” It’s the story of a Nigerian college student who rises to blogger fame describing what she calls the “Racial Disorder Syndrome” [...]