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 "Paws to Read" Howliday Pawty--Columbia Pike
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“Paws to Read” Howliday Pawty–Columbia Pike

When: December 16, 2014 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

PALS (People Animals Love) and their canine reading buddies join us for holiday (howl-i-day) cheer! Hot chocolate and finger foods. All ages welcomed.  

Winter Celebration with the Children's Spanish Chorus--Columbia Pike
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Winter Celebration with the Children’s Spanish Chorus–Columbia Pike

When: December 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Celebrate Las Fiestas del Invierno Music and more. Vengan a celebrar con nosotros.  

Film: "Brigadoon" [1954]--Columbia Pike
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Film: “Brigadoon” [1954]–Columbia Pike

When: December 10, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

A Mid-Week Movie at Columbia Pike Two Americans on a hunting trip in Scotland become lost. They encounter a small village, not on the map, called Brigadoon, in which people harbor a mysterious secret, and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. Not Rated, 108 minutes. Directed by Vincente [...]

Films: Great Musicals--Columbia Pike
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Films: Great Musicals–Columbia Pike

When: December 4, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Columbia Pike screens great musicals throughout December on Thursdays at 3 p.m. Dec. 4: “An American in Paris” [1951], Rated PG-13, 113 min. Directed by Vincente Minnelli and starring Gene Kelly and Lesie Caron. Three friends try to make lives for themselves in post-WWII Paris. However things become more complicated when two of them fall in love [...]

Informal Book Discussion: Learning from Our Neighbors--Columbia Pike
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Informal Book Discussion: Learning from Our Neighbors–Columbia Pike

When: November 12, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Book presentation and discussion of these titles led by Arlington Public Library volunteers. The books discussed in November will include: “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt , “Still Life” by Louise Penny, “My Child is Sick:  Expert Advice for Managing Common Illnesses and Injuries” by Barton D. Schmitt and “Your Medical Mind:  How to Decide What [...]

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

When: November 19, 2014 @ 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: November – “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly” by Jennifer Fleishner December – “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh January – “Skinny Dip” by Carl Hiassen    

Meet the Artist: Playwright and Welders Member Renee Calarco--Columbia Pike
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Meet the Artist: Playwright and Welders Member Renee Calarco–Columbia Pike

When: November 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Down Stage, a Meet the Artists program at Columbia Pike Join a lively conversation with Renee Calarco, playwright and member of the Welders. The Welders is a recently formed playwrights’ collective comprised of five area playwrights. The group will collectively produce one work from each of the five members over a three year period. At the [...]

Free Pumpkin Decorating/Storytime--Columbia Pike
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Free Pumpkin Decorating/Storytime–Columbia Pike

When: October 14, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

  REGISTRATION NOW FULL.   Come to a storytime and decorate a pumpkin to celebrate the season! Registration required. Limit: 20 children plus their parents/guardians. This is a family event so adults will decorate together with their children.  Pumpkin for each child and supplies provided. Register at the branch or call 703-228-5710. REGISTRATION NOW FULL. [...]

Meet the Artist: Synetic Theater's Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili and Cast--Columbia Pike
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Meet the Artist: Synetic Theater’s Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili and Cast–Columbia Pike

When: October 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

Paata Tsikurishvili is directing and staring in the new Synetic Theater adaption of “The Island of Dr. Moreau,” based on the H.G. Wells novel. Hear his thoughts on the work in an intimate library setting.  

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

When: October 15, 2014 @ 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: October – “Mountains Beyond Mountains” by Tracy Kidder November – “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly” by Jennifer Fleishner December – “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh January – “Skinny Dip” by Carl [...]