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Film: "Chef" [2014]--Columbia Pike
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Film: “Chef” [2014]–Columbia Pike

When: April 22, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

A Midweek Movie at Columbia Pike Branch Library Rated R, 114 minutes.  Directed by Jon Favreau and starring Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.    

Film Series: Women Directors--Columbia Pike
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Film Series: Women Directors–Columbia Pike

When: March 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

In March, Columbia Pike Branch Library presents screenings of great films directed by women. Thursdays at 3 p.m. March 5: “Orlando” [1992].  Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British History. Rated PG -13, [...]

Tech Class/Careers: Online Job Searching--Columbia Pike
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Tech Class/Careers: Online Job Searching–Columbia Pike

When: March 24, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library Computer Lab, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Learn to use websites and online resources to jump-start and manage your job search.  Prerequisites:  Basic computer and Microsoft Windows skills. Register: http://arlingtonva.libcal.com/event/2044839 or by calling or stopping by the branch.  

Resume Basics--Columbia Pike
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Resume Basics–Columbia Pike

When: April 21, 2015 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, 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 Public Library to teach how your resume can showcase your skills and experiences to open the door to interviews.   This workshop will walk you through a 6-step [...]

Free Tax Preparation Assistance--Columbia Pike
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Free Tax Preparation Assistance–Columbia Pike

When: February 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

For people of low and moderate income. At Columbia Pike Branch Library: Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 3 through April 14 Presented in partnership with AARP.

Free Tax Preparation Assistance--Columbia Pike
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Free Tax Preparation Assistance–Columbia Pike

When: February 3, 2015 @ 1:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

For people of low and moderate income. At Columbia Pike Branch Library: Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Feb. 3 through April 14 Presented in partnership with AARP.

CANCELED-Oscar Contender Film: "Boyhood" [2014]--Columbia Pike
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CANCELED-Oscar Contender Film: “Boyhood” [2014]–Columbia Pike

When: February 21, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

THIS PROGRAM IS CANCELED FOR FEB. 21 Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director Rated R, 164 minutes. Directed by Richard Linklater and starring Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, and Ethan Hawke. The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18, as filmed over a period of 12 years. [...]

Oscar Contender Film: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" [2014]--Columbia Pike
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Oscar Contender Film: “The Grand Budapest Hotel” [2014]–Columbia Pike

When: February 11, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Nominated for nine Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director Rated R, 100 minutes. Directed by Wes Anderson and starring Ralph Fiennes, F. Murray Abraham and Mathieu Amalric. The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero [...]

Film Series: Modern Love--Columbia Pike
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Film Series: Modern Love–Columbia Pike

When: February 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Columbia Pike Matinee Movies in February: Films of Modern Love Thursdays at 3 p.m. Feb. 5: “Celeste & Jesse Forever” [2012]. Rated R, 92 minutes.  Directed by Lee Toland Krieger and featuring Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg and Elijah Wood. A divorcing couple tries to maintain their friendship while they both pursue other people. Feb. 12: “Enough Said” [...]

Book Club: The Discussion Group--Columbia Pike
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Book Club: The Discussion Group–Columbia Pike

When: February 18, 2015 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

The Columbia Pike Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. from September through May. Upcoming topics and titles: Feb. 18: “City of Thieves” by David Benioff March 18: “The Housekeeper and the Professor” by Yoko Ogawa