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Personal Finance Talk: Holiday Spending Without Breaking the Bank--Central
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Personal Finance Talk: Holiday Spending Without Breaking the Bank–Central

When: December 1, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Create customized saving and spending strategies for the holidays Make holiday shopping stress free and without the big credit card bill in January. Register now for this free class. Presented in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension.

"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: December 3, 2014 @ 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.   Sessions take place on the first Wednesday of each month from December – March, at 7:00 p.m: Wednesday, Dec. 3: Give the Gift of a Great Book How do you choose the [...]

Alex Braden: Sounds Installation--Central
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Alex Braden: Sounds Installation–Central

When: December 6, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Piece and Quiet True quiet is a near impossible experience. Even in anechoic chambers—soundproofed spaces designed to eliminate echoes—the sound of breathing or a heartbeat can seem louder than a passing freight train. And when we try to create a silent haven (such as at a library), we start noticing softer sounds that we might [...]

Author Event: "Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger" by Stephen Grant--Central
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Author Event: “Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger” by Stephen Grant–Central

When: December 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Hear the author discuss a remarkable story of Shakespeare adoration  In “Collecting Shakespeare,” Stephen H. Grant recounts the unusual American success story of Henry and Emily Folger of Brooklyn, a couple who were devoted to each other, in love with Shakespeare, and bitten by the collecting bug. Shortly after marrying in 1885, the Folgers started [...]

Book Celebration: "The Art of Richard Thompson"--Central
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Book Celebration: “The Art of Richard Thompson”–Central

When: December 6, 2014 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A presentation and book discussion celebrating the new anthology of work by the tremendously talented cartoonist and Arlington resident.  Featuring a slide show of Thompson’s work and a discussion of his career. Speakers will include four of the five editors of the book: Nick Galifianakis, David Apatoff,  Mike Rhode, and Chris Sparks. Presented in partnership [...]

Panel Discussion on Socially Responsible Investing: "Invest Like a Rockefeller"--Central
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Panel Discussion on Socially Responsible Investing: “Invest Like a Rockefeller”–Central

When: December 10, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Panel Discussion on Socially Responsible Investing “John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels,” the New York Times reported in September. Learn about divestment and how to become a socially responsible investor during a free panel discussion. Presented in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension, Arlington County.  

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

When: December 9, 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 [...]

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

When: October 21, 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 [...]

INOVA Blood Drive--Central
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INOVA Blood Drive–Central

When: October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Donate Blood, Save A Life! Please donate to help patients in our community.  Schedule online. The phone number to make an appointment to donate blood at Central Library is 1-866-256-6372.  Walk-ins are welcome, but those with appointments have preference. All donors must present a photo ID. Donors should also eat a meal and drink extra [...]

Shut Up and Write: NANOWRIMO Edition
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Shut Up and Write: NANOWRIMO Edition

When: November 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Shut Up and Write is a series of  panel discussions on writing Young Adult Fiction, moderated by author Jon Skovron. This special all-ages NANOWRIMO panel discussion is also a celebration of our one year anniversary! The panelists will take questions from the audience, and the authors’ books will be available for purchase and signing. Find more NANOWRIMO [...]