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Posterboard

  1. Aug
    3
    Monday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

    For ages up to 5 years. No registration required.

    First come, first served until capacity is reached.

    Call 703-228-6545 for more information.

    For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

    Categories: Kids Preschool
  2. Aug
    3
    Monday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up to 24 months.

    No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached.

    Call 703-228-5715 for more information.

    For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

    Tags: @ Glencarlyn
  3. Aug
    3
    Monday: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Get busy creating fashion under the guidance of the Aurora Hills Senior Yarncrafters

    Sessions for kids ages 8 and up every Monday from Aug. 3 to Aug. 24.

    Registration required.

  4. Aug
    3
    Monday: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

    Wear clothes that you can move and stretch in for yoga with Cathy Burke

    Our Summer Reading performances are recommended for children entering kindergarten through 5th grade. All programs are FREE! However, we may have limited capacity in our programming spaces due to fire codes. Attendance is first come, first served. Reservations will not be accepted in any form. 

    Tags: @ Glencarlyn
  5. Aug
    3
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Monday “Summer Reading for Adults” Screenings at Shirlington beginning at 2 p.m.

    June 1: “Les Miserables” [2012]. Rated PG-13, 158 minutes. Directed by Tom Hooper and starring Hugh Jackman.

    June 8: “August Rush” [2007]. Rated PG, 114 minutes. Starring Keri Russell.

    June 15: “The Producers” [2005]. Rated PG-13, 134 minutes. Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick.

    June 22: “A Mighty Wind” [2003]. Rated PG-13, 91 minutes. Directedy by Christopher Guest and starring Eugene Levy.

    June 29: “Ray” [2004]. Rated PG-13, 152 minutes. Directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Jamie Foxx.

    July 6: “Chicago” [2002]. Rated PG-13, 113 minutes. Directed by Rob Marshall and starring Richard Gere and Rene Zellwegger.

    July 13: “Newsies” [1992]. Rated PG, 121 minutes. Directed by Kenny Ortega and starring Christian Bale and Robert Duvall.

    July 20: “A Prairie Home Companion” [2006]. Rated PG-13, 105 minutes. Directed by Robert Altman and starring Meryl Streep.

    July 27: “Mamma Mia!” [2008]. Rated PG-13, 108 minutes. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Meryl Streep.

    Aug. 3: “O Brother, Where Art Thou” [2000]. Rated PG-13, 106 minutes. Directed by the Coens and starring George Clooney.

    Aug. 10: “The Soloist” [2009]. Rated PG-13, 117 minutes. Directed by Joe Wright and starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr.

    Aug. 17: “The Phantom of the Opera” [2004]. Rated PG-13, 143 minutes. Directed by Joel Schumacher and starring Gerard Butler.

    Aug. 24: “Rent” [2005]. Rated PG-13, 135 minutes. Directed by Chris Columbus and starring Taye Diggs and Rosario Dawson.

    Aug. 31: “Into the Woods” [2014]. Rated PG, 125 minutes. Directed by Rob Marshall and starring Meryl Streep and Anna Kendrick.

     

  6. Aug
    3
    Monday: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Non-native speakers practice English, in a small group setting.

    For more information, call Ingrid Kauffman at 703-228-5996.

    Please note that this class will meet on Mondays at 3 p.m. beginning Oct. 15.

     

    Learn more about Language Conversation Classes at the Library.

     

     

     

    Tags: @ Central
  7. Aug
    3
    Monday: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Dr. Gail Arnall, Executive Director of Offender Aid and Restoration, presents a stimulating panel discussion followed by Q&A on the Virginia Criminal Justice system including questions like:

    • How many types of courts do we have and what does each do?
    • How are judges selected?
    • Who chooses the prosecutors and what challenges do they face?
    • What role does the public defender play?
    • Sheriff vs. Police: How do the roles differ?
    • What new challenges does the Sheriff’s Department face?
    • What happens when folks come home from incarceration?
    • What is the role of court-mandated Community Service in our community?

    Panel members scheduled to attend:
    Beth Arthur, Arlington County Sheriff; Theo Stamos, Chief Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington County; Amy Stitzel, Senior Assistant Public Defender; a retired Arlington judge; an Offender Aid and Restoration client

    Presented in partnership with Encore Learning

    Tags: @ Central
  8. Aug
    3
    Monday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Dr. Gail Arnall, Consultant to Offender Aid and Restoration presents a stimulating panel discussion on the Virginia Criminal Justice system

    Topics of discussion will likely include:

    • How many types of courts do we have and what does each do?
    • How are judges selected?
    • Who chooses the prosecutors and what challenges do they face?
    • What role does the public defender play?
    • Sheriff vs. Police: How do the roles differ?
    • What new challenges does the Sheriff’s Department face?
    • What happens when folks come home from incarceration?
    • What is the role of court-mandated Community Service in our community?

    Panel members expected:  Beth Arthur, Arlington County Sheriff; Jay Farr, Arlington County Police Chief, Theo Stamos, Chief Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington County; Amy Stitzel, Senior Assistant Public Defender of Arlington County; Karen Henenberg, Retired Arlington County Judge; One Offender Aid and Restoration (OAR) client.

    Presented in partnership with Encore Learning

     

    Tags: @ Central
  9. Aug
    3
    Monday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Make a bunch of 1-inch buttons! Each one is a wearable masterpiece

  10. Aug
    3
    Monday: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

    Wear clothes that you can move and stretch in for yoga with Cathy Burke

    Our Summer Reading performances are recommended for children entering kindergarten through 5th grade. All programs are FREE! However, we may have limited capacity in our programming spaces due to fire codes. Attendance is first come, first served. Reservations will not be accepted in any form. 

    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  11. Aug
    3
    Monday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Non-native speakers practice English, in a small group setting on the first and second Mondays of the month

    Learn more about Language Conversation Classes at the Library.

     

     

  12. Aug
    3
    Monday: 5:45 pm – 8:45 pm

    Having difficulty with a computer program or just need some help figuring out how to do something on your computer?

    Sign up for one-on-one staff tutoring sessions at the library.

    For more information, call 703-228-5710.

    Sessions also available during the week at Central Library and Cherrydale.

     

     

  13. Aug
    4
    Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    An informal book group that meets the first Tuesday of each month

     

    The August featured title will be The Garden of Evening Mists: A Novel” by Tan Twan Eng.

    The September featured title will be “Half of a Yellow Sun” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    Categories: Book Clubs
  14. Aug
    4
    Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Wear clothes that you can move and stretch in for yoga with Cathy Burke

    Our Summer Reading performances are recommended for children entering kindergarten through 5th grade. All programs are FREE! However, we may have limited capacity in our programming spaces due to fire codes. Attendance is first come, first served. Reservations will not be accepted in any form. 

  15. Aug
    4
    Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Arlington Public Library and DC Road Runners partner this summer in the name of fitness and the physical and mental preparation needed to run a 5K.

    If you’re a healthy adult looking to slowly build from walking to running a 5K, this program has what it takes to get you ready in just 9 weeks! The goal is participation in the 14th Annual Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5K, which takes place on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m.

    Taking part in “Reading and Running” costs nothing and includes:

    •  Group walks/runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning July 21, meeting at the Central Library east plaza next to the community garden near the tennis courts
    •  All participants must sign a waiver
    •  Complete training plan and tips from Road Runners Club of America certified coaches
    •  Seminars and discussions on nutrition and physical activity
    •  Inspirational reading list and book discussion
    •  Families welcome; children must be supervised
    •  Motivation and camaraderie found only in a training group!

    Register online or by calling 703-228-5993.

    Please check with a doctor before starting any physical activity.

    NOTE: “Reading and Running” program does not include registration and fee for the 5K race. 

     

  16. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 10:00 am – 10:30 am

    For ages up to 12 months.

    No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached.

    For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

  17. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

    Tech Tutoring

    Need help getting your computer’s software to work?  Want to download a book or magazine from the Library’s eCollection? Interested in finally uploading all the photos on your smartphone?

    Sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one Library tech assistance appointment.

    Sundays, 7–8:30 p.m. at Central Library

    Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Central Library

    Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. at Central library

    Thursdays, 1-3 p.m. at Central Library

    Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Central Library

    Register for a 30-minute slot.

    Also: Mondays, 5:45–8:45 p.m. at Columbia Pike Branch Library, 703-228-5710.

    Also: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 – 8 p.m. at Cherrydale Branch Library, 703-228-6330

    Tags: @ Central
  18. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 10:15 am – 11:15 am

    Have your resume reviewed by a professional career counselor/library volunteer for free.

    Get free, one-to-one feedback from a professional career counselor/library volunteer!

    By appointment only; half-hour slots available:

    10:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m.

    To reserve a time, email your preference and your resume to: koberg@arlingtonva.us.

    First-come, first-served. You will receive an email confirmation.  Appointments close Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 5 p.m.

     

    Categories: Careers & Money
  19. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up to 5 years. 

    No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Please check in at Youth Services desk.

    Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

    For safety, all Library programs for children are canceled on days when Arlington Public Schools are closed due to bad weather.

    Categories: Kids Preschool
    Tags: @ Central
  20. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Summer Stories for all ages.

    No registration required. First-come, first-served until capacity is reached.

    Tags: @ Westover
  21. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice English.

    No registration necessary.

    We offer four English conversation classes at Central Library, one at the Aurora Hills Branch Library and one at the Columbia Pike Branch Library – view hours and locations.

    For more information about this class, call Ingrid Kauffman at 703-228-5996.

     

    Tags: @ Central
  22. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Sensory Storytime

    Students with autism, Down’s syndrome, intellectual disabilities, or developmental delays will experience a storytime adapted just for them.

    Dates: Wednesdays, July 15, 22, 29 and August 5, 2015, 3:00-3:30 p.m.

    Registration Required

    Space is limited to 10 students per session. Students may register for multiple sessions.

    Registration opens 3 weeks ahead for each class, starting Wednesday, June 24.

     

    Please Note: Only the registered student and one accompanying adult will be permitted in the storytime area during each session.

     

  23. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Can you make edible art that looks like one of the great album covers of the past?

  24. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Lego Club is for kids grade K-5.

    The library provides tubs of legos and a special challenge. Then, after the program, we display the Lego creations for everyone to see.

    No registration required and all you need to bring is your imagination!

  25. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Wear clothes that you can move and stretch in for yoga with Cathy Burke

    Our Summer Reading performances are recommended for children entering kindergarten through 5th grade. All programs are FREE! However, we may have limited capacity in our programming spaces due to fire codes. Attendance is first come, first served. Reservations will not be accepted in any form. 

    Tags: @ Westover
  26. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Borrow gardening tools at Central Library

    A free lending program for Arlington residents only.

    Also seeking gently used tools as donations and volunteers for the program.

    Categories: Garden
    Tags: @ Central
  27. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Having difficulty with a computer program or just need some help figuring out how to do something on your computer?

    Sign up for one-on-one staff tutoring sessions at the Cherrydale Branch LibraryWednesday and Thursday, 5 -8 p.m.

    For more information, call 703-228-6330.

    Sessions also available during the week at Central Library and Columbia Pike.

     

     

    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  28. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    All ages. No registration required.

    First come, first served until capacity is reached.

    Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

    For safety, Library children’s programs are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed for inclement weather.

    Tags: @ Glencarlyn
  29. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    A five-part class developed because women have unique financial needs.

    This series was developed because women have unique financial needs. The course teaches the basics of smart money management and shows women and those who care about their future how to plan now for long-term financial security.

     

    • July 15          Financial Basics
    • July 22          Insurance Basics
    • July 29          Investing Basics
    • Aug. 5           Investing for Retirement
    • Aug. 12         Planning for Future Life Events

    To register

    Categories: Careers & Money
    Tags: @ Central
  30. Aug
    5
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Practice speaking Chinese while discussing a variety of subjects.

    Sessions are led by native Chinese speakers.

    No registration is required.

     

    Tags: @ Central