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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
Columbia Pike Screens Movies About Food Around the World All October Screenings on Thursdays at 3 p.m. Non-English Language films with be shown with English subtitles. Oct. 2: “Julie & Julia” . Rated PG-13; 123 minutes. Directed by Nora Ephron and starring Amy Adams and Meryl Streep. The story of Julia Child’s early culinary career interspersed with Julie Powell’s attempt to [...]
Venga y aprenda sobre el robo de indentidad, y lo que puede hacer para protegerse. También podrá obtener información básica sobre crédito, y sobre cómo administrar su dinero. Con Carlos Castillo de Wells Fargo, en español. Arlington Public Library utiliza expertos de una variedad de fuentes para proporcionar programas públicos educativos. Nosotros no avalamos, sugerimos o recomendamos una empresa, [...]
For ages up to 5 years. No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Call 703-228-5710 for more information. Cuentacuentos con Sra. Desirée Disfrutamos cuentos, canciones, rimas en inglés y manualidades para niños de todas edades y habilidades. For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for [...]
Because most seats at Nationals Park don’t come with air conditioning, Columbia Pike screens baseball films Thursdays at 3 p.m. in August, a/c included Aug. 7: ”The Pride of the Yankees”  Not Rated, 128 minutes. Directed by Sam Wood. Featuring: Gary Cooper and the great Teresa Wright in an Oscar-winning role. The effective Hollywood take on [...]
Tom Prewitt and members of the WSC Avant Bard company will discuss the new musical “Visible Language” and the reprised production of “There is Happiness That Morning Is.” Hear the artists in an intimate library setting.
A Sunday Screening at Columbia Pike in partnership with Point of View Documentaries Eight players with 703 years among them compete in the “World over 80s” Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia. This film is as much about the tenacity of the human spirit as it is a meditation on mortality. Directed by Anson Hartford [...]
A Columbia Pike Branch Insight Film presented with the Arlington Sister City Association—Ivano-Frankivsk (Ukraine) Committee Learn more about Ukraine and part of its long history with Russia. “Harvest of Despair” documents the Ukrainian terror famine of 1932–33, which caused the deaths of 7,000,000 people. Using interviews with survivors and scholars to supplement rare photographic evidence, it [...]