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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 [...]

Library Fantasy Football League: 2015 Season Intro Session
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Library Fantasy Football League: 2015 Season Intro Session

When: August 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Get in on the Library’s Second Annual Fantasy Football League! Learn how to create your team in the Library’s 2015 “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.  Register Now August 17 attendance is mandatory for league participation. [...]

Reading and Running 2015: Fitness Training Program--Central
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Reading and Running 2015: Fitness Training Program–Central

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

Arlington Public Library and DC Road Runners partner this summer in the name of fitness and the physical and mental preparation needed to run a 5K. If you’re a healthy adult looking to slowly build from walking to running a 5K, this program has what it takes to get you ready in just 9 weeks! [...]

Film Screening/Program: Arlington Honors Civil Rights Pioneer Joan T. Mulholland--Central
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Film Screening/Program: Arlington Honors Civil Rights Pioneer Joan T. Mulholland–Central

When: June 27, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A tribute to Arlington’s own Freedom Rider and fearless civil rights activist The program will include a screening of “An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Mulholland,” remarks by Joan, her son, filmmaker Loki Mulholland, and Delegate Patrick Hope. [program flyer pdf] A photo-rich traveling display on Joan Mulholland’s life–from demonstrations against segregated Arlington restaurants [...]

Teen Open Mic & Coffee House (Sign Up Now to Perform): Summer Reading for Teens 2015--Central
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Teen Open Mic & Coffee House (Sign Up Now to Perform): Summer Reading for Teens 2015–Central

When: July 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Sing? Play an instrument? Read poems or spoken word? Grab your spot at the microphone. Take the open mic at Central on July 12. Sign up if you’d like to perform a song, a poem or a different talent. Bring your instrument, your band, your poetry or just come to listen on July 12. We’ll [...]

Author Event: "Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic" by Cassandra A. Good--Central
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Author Event: “Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic” by Cassandra A. Good–Central

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

Cassandra A. Good discusses the significant personal relationships between the Founding Fathers and Founding Mothers plus other less-well-known men and women of the time Good is associate editor of the Papers of James Monroe at the University of Mary Washington. From the publisher: “When Harry Met Sally” is only the most iconic of popular American movies, [...]

History Talk: “The Procession has Arrived at the Gates: The Significance of Arlington Memorial Bridge & Memorial Avenue”--Central
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History Talk: “The Procession has Arrived at the Gates: The Significance of Arlington Memorial Bridge & Memorial Avenue”–Central

When: June 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Arlington Historical Society presents David Lassman on one of American history’s most significant bridges When President John F. Kennedy’s funeral cortege crossed Arlington Memorial Bridge and travelled down Memorial Avenue on Nov. 25, 1963, it was fulfilling the purpose for which they were built. Contrary to popular belief, the bridge is not merely a [...]

Tech Class: Introduction to Twitter--Central
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Tech Class: Introduction to Twitter–Central

When: May 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library Computer Lab, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Learn how to get started tweeting updates to your network using this popular microblogging site. Learn how to post, reply to messages, follow other Twitter users, use hashtags, add photos and videos and customize your Twitter page. Prerequisites: A personal email account.  

Friends of the Library Author Event: Del Quentin Wilber on "Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan"--Central
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Friends of the Library Author Event: Del Quentin Wilber on “Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan”–Central

When: June 15, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

The Friends of the Arlington Public Library present an evening with Del Quentin Wilber, Bloomberg News journalist and author of the bestseller “Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan.” “As a biographer of Reagan who was at the Washington Hilton hotel that fateful day, I was fascinated by Wilber’s meticulous reconstruction. He properly credits [...]

"Get Book Smart" Series: Library Experts on Children's and Teen Literature--Central
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“Get Book Smart” Series: Library Experts on Children’s and Teen Literature–Central

When: May 6, 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, May 6: Kids Books for Summer Get some great summer reading suggestions from the Library’s experts.   No registration required. Attendees will received a coupon good for ten percent off one [...]