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Money 101: A Financial Primer for Young Professionals--Central
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Money 101: A Financial Primer for Young Professionals–Central

When: September 9, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor Meeting Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

A Free Three Week Course Designed to increase financial knowledge and empower young professionals to make savvy financial decisions.  Learn to negotiate a raise, save for a down payment, and more. Topics include: Wednesday, Sept. 9: Financial Basics Wednesday, Sept. 16: Salary Negotiation and Paying Off Student Loans Wednesday, Sept. 23: Investing for Your Future [...]

Book Club: Conversando sobre libros / Talking about books in Spanish--Central
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Book Club: Conversando sobre libros / Talking about books in Spanish–Central

When: September 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Central Library, Second Floor “Glass” Room, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Book Club in Spanish The reading and the discussion are in Spanish.  Featured title for September: “El Francotirador Paciente” by Arturo Perez-Reverte. Copies can be picked up at the Ask-a-Library reference desk on the second floor of Central Library.      

National Welcoming Week Shadow Puppet Performance "Saudade"--Central
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National Welcoming Week Shadow Puppet Performance “Saudade”–Central

When: September 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Arlington Central Library Auditorium, 1015 North Quincy Street, Arlington,VA 22201, USA

Celebrate National Welcoming Week and Hispanic Heritage Month A shadow play presented by Wit’s End Puppets, using images, music and sound to tell the stories of immigrants living in the Washington area. A discussion will follow. Presented in partnership with Arlington Public School’s REEP adult education and employment program    

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 [...]