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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 [...]

Films: Movies About Food From Around the World--Columbia Pike
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Films: Movies About Food From Around the World–Columbia Pike

When: October 30, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

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”  [2009]. 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 [...]

Smart Money Talk in Spanish/Habla dinero inteligente--Columbia Pike
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Smart Money Talk in Spanish/Habla dinero inteligente–Columbia Pike

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

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, [...]

Drop-in Storytime: Stop In for Stories--Columbia Pike
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Drop-in Storytime: Stop In for Stories–Columbia Pike

When: September 6, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

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 [...]

Films: Movies About Baseball--Columbia Pike
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Films: Movies About Baseball–Columbia Pike

When: August 28, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington,VA 22204, USA

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” [1942] 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 [...]