Learn about the latest apps that will help you meet your financial resolutions in the New Year. Register for this free class at http://bit.ly/VCEFinancePrograms. Presented in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Tales from Classic Rock Phillips, a veteran big-market d.j. and former MTV executive, shares tales of encounters with Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Van Halen, Paul McCartney and other very familiar names. His presentation will also feature rare photographs shot backstage and from the sidelines. Register for possible updates about this program.
Arlington Law Group attorney Ryan A. Brown, Esq., will provide an introduction to estate planning, with a focus on young adults and parents of small children. Learn how to take care of yourself and provide for your family with Wills, Trusts, Medical and Financial Powers of Attorney, Advance Medical Directives and Living Wills, 529 College [...]
Ever been told you should try comedy but don’t know where to start? Library manager/comedian Kerby Valladares is hosting a series of four workshops to give newcomers a taste of life behind the microphone. You’ll learn how to shape your act, meet some local comics, get a feel for the area comedy scene and find [...]
A book reading and signing by Mary-Hannah Klontz. Ms. Klontz has taught music at all levels in Arlington Public Schools. She currently teaches at Swanson Middle School. About the book: A science experiment gives Christmas Rat’s brain a boost from lab rat to super rat. Strong feelings become words and action as he helps homeless [...]
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.
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]