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Readings and Poetry About Spring and Nature--Columbia Pike
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Readings and Poetry About Spring and Nature–Columbia Pike

When: April 28, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

A Learn from Your Neighbor presentation on Spring and Nature In celebration of the season, a presentation and discussion of selected readings and poetry on this theme led by Arlington Public Library volunteers.

Film Series: Oscar Nominees 2015--Columbia Pike
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Film Series: Oscar Nominees 2015–Columbia Pike

When: May 13, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Movie Matinee Wednesday at Columbia Pike Branch Library May 13: “The Imitation Game” [2014], Rated R, 114 minutes. Featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley. May 27: “The Theory of Everything” [2014], Rated PG-13, 123 minutes. Featuring Edie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.    

Film Series: Oscar Nominees 2015--Columbia Pike
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Film Series: Oscar Nominees 2015–Columbia Pike

When: May 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Movie Matinee Thursday at Columbia Pike Branch Library May 7: “Birdman” [2014], Rated R, 119 minutes. Featuring Michael Keaton and Emma Stone. May 14: “Boyhood” [2014], Rated R, 164 minutes. Directed by Richard Linklater and featuring Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke. May 21: “Whiplash” [2014], Rated R, 107 minutes. Featuring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons. [...]

Meet the Artist: WSC Avant Bard Artistic Director Tom Prewitt--Columbia Pike
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Meet the Artist: WSC Avant Bard Artistic Director Tom Prewitt–Columbia Pike

When: May 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Tom Prewitt, artistic director of WSC Avant Bard, discusses the upcoming theater season. Hear the artists in an intimate library setting.    

Author Event: "The Village and the Pike: An Oral History of Arlington Village and Columbia Pike" by Virginia Lillis Smith--Columbia Pike
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Author Event: “The Village and the Pike: An Oral History of Arlington Village and Columbia Pike” by Virginia Lillis Smith–Columbia Pike

When: May 5, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

A local history event Local author Virginia Lillis Smith shares a history of Arlington’s central community. Arlington County celebrates Neighborhood Day on Saturday, May 9.  

Hatha Yoga for Adults--Columbia Pike
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Hatha Yoga for Adults–Columbia Pike

When: May 9, 2015 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Presented in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month This is not a series of classes but four sessions for four separate groups of attendees. Space limited to 12 participants for each session. For adults. Participants should bring a yoga mat or beach towel for comfort. For May 9: Registration required. For May 16: Registration required. [...]

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 – 7:30 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 [...]