Movie Matinee at Columbia Pike Branch Library Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m., presented in conjunction with Arlington Reads 2015 April 2: “Dear White People” . Rated R, 108 min. Directed by Justin Simien and starring Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson and Kyle Gallner. A social satire revolving around the lives of four black students at an Ivy League [...]
A Shirlington Family Movie for children and their caregivers The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is. Rated PG, 100 minutes. Starring the voices of [...]
For Middle and High School Aged Kids Fun activities for ages 11-18 on the first and third Thursday of each month. April 16: Book Spine Poetry
A celebration of spring storytime with stories, songs, and ending in a toddler dance party! (Ages 0-5) This programs is for children and their caregivers.
The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is an annual 8-day period in spring designated by Congress Shirlington Branch Library in April screens powerful films depicting the horror and humanity of the Holocaust. Mondays at 2 p.m. April 6: “Life is Beautiful” . Rated PG-13, 116 minutes. Directed by and starring Roberto Begnigni. [...]
Meet a Holocaust Survivor The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is an annual 8-day period in spring designated by Congress. A survivor will recount personal stories of suffering, loss, and survival during the Holocaust. Question and Answer session with the guest speaker will follow. Shirlington will also be screening films [...]
April is National Poetry Month: Join Our Informal Group of Local Poetry Writers Members write and read original poetry, and exchange constructive criticism.
Build Your Empire Join fellow Euro-game enthusiasts for an evening of games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Dominion.
A program for children and their care-givers A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Starring the voices of Zac [...]
For Middle and High School Aged Kids Fun activities for ages 11-18 on the first and third Thursday of each month. March 19: Maze Runner Showdown–Book vs. Movie