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Agenda

  1. Jul
    24
    Thu
    1. Book Club: Thursday Morning with Friends–Central
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      An informal discussion

      The January title is “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison.

      The February title is “The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas” by Paul Theroux.

      The March titles are “Flight: A Novel” and “Reservation Blues,” both by Sherman Alexie.

      The April title is ”Children of Men” by P.D. James.

      The May title is ”In a Sunburned Country” by Bill Bryson.

      The June title is ”Wuthering Heights” by Emily Brontë.

      The July title is ”Hateship, Friendship, Courtship: Marriage Stories” by Alice Munro.

      The August title is “The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, 1830-1900″ by David McCullough.

      The September title is “Tender is the Night” by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

      The October title is “Things Fall Apart’ by Chinua Achebe.

       

    2. Drop-In Storytime: Summer Stories for All Ages–Cherrydale
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

    3. Drop-In Storytime: Summer Stories for All Ages–Shirlington
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

    4. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Aurora Hills
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      For ages up to 2 years.

      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.

    5. Drop-In Storytime: Over Twos–Aurora Hills
      11:15 am – 11:45 am

      For ages 25 months to 5 years.

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

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

    6. Drop-In Storytime: Summer Stories for All Ages–Shirlington
      11:15 am – 11:45 am

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

    7. Tech Class: Introduction to Gmail–Central
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Create an account with Google’s email system. Learn to organize your inbox and attach documents.

      Required skills: keyboard and mouse ability plus knowledge of Windows and ease with the Internet. Advance registration is not required.

    8. Films: Movies that Rock–Columbia Pike
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      The Columbia Pike Movie Matinees in July Turn Up the Volume

       

      July 3 – “Pirate Radio[2009]. Rated R, 117 minutes.

      July 10 – “Taking Woodstock [2009]. Rated R, 120 minutes.

      July 17 – “Almost Famous” [2000]. Rated R, 122 minutes.

      July 24 – “Once” [2006]. Rated R, 86 minutes.

      July 31 – “Music and Lyrics” [2007]. Rated PG-13, 96 minutes.

    9. Musician Groovy Nate: Summer Reading 2014–Aurora Hills
      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Groovy Nate will get you moving, singing and playing along to the music.

      All programs are free however capacity may be limited in programming spaces due to fire code. Attendance is first-come, first-served.

    10. Make LED Circuit Wrist Cuffs: Summer Reading for Teens 2014–Aurora Hills
      6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      Make a light-up wrist cuff using LED lights and conductive thread.

      All teen Summer Reading events are free and open to young people entering 6th through 12th grades, unless otherwise indicated.

    11. Knitting Group–Glencarlyn
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Drop in for knitting support and instruction. 

      The group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

    12. English Conversation Class-Central
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      An opportunity for non-native speakers to practice English in a small setting.

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

    13. Spanish Conversation Class–Central
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      An opportunity for non-native speakers to practice Spanish in a small setting.

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

  2. Jul
    25
    Fri
    1. Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Westover
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      For ages 1 year and under.

      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.

    2. Drop-In Storytime: Shake Your Tales for All Ages–Central
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Fun for all.

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

    3. Drop-in Storytime: Wobbly Walkers–Westover
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      For ages 13-24 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.

  3. Jul
    26
    Sat
    1. English Conversation Class-Central
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      An opportunity for non-native speakers to practice English in a small setting.

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

    2. Drop-In Storytime: Summer Stories for All Ages–Columbia Pike
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

    3. English Language Conversation Class–Columbia Pike
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Conversation practice for non-native speakers of English.

      Sessions are free and you may drop in as frequently as you like.  No registration required.  All levels encouraged to participate.   Our purpose is to give people who are learning English a chance to practice speaking English.  The meetings will be very informal and fun.

      More information on English Conversation Classes at the Library.

       

       

       

    4. Discussion: Saturday Stock Talks–Central
      11:30 am – 1:00 pm

      Get together with others who have an interest in investments and the stock market. Exchange ideas, network. Occasional guest speakers invited. No registration required.

      Meet in the Second Floor Meeting Room at Central, through June 28, 2014.

    5. Customize Your Mug: Summer Reading for Teens 2014–Cherrydale
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

      Design and make your own unique mug.

      All teen Summer Reading events are free and open to young people entering 6th through 12th grades, unless otherwise indicated.

    6. Family Film: “Pocahontas” [1995]–Shirlington
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      A Shirlington Family Movie for kids and their caregivers

      An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.

      Directed by Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg. Starring the voices of Irene Bedard, Mel Gibson, Joe Baker, Christian Bale, James Apaumut Fall and Linda Hunt.

      Rated G, 81 minutes.

      Snacks will be provided at this screening.

  4. Jul
    27
    Sun
    1. Arabic Conversation Class–Central
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Practice your Arabic with new friends and neighbors.

      All levels are welcome, but participants should have some knowledge of the language. Come for a session and see if it works for you.

    2. Sunday Job-seeker Lab–Columbia Pike
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      A weekly lab to make hunting for jobs easier.

      Participants receive:

      • Three-hour uninterrupted computer reservations 
      • Free job-related printing
      • Extra staff /volunteers ready to help with resources and online applications.

      Drop-ins  welcome.

      Take advantage of a selection of job-related books, local job skills course catalogs and local employment center brochures.

  5. Jul
    28
    Mon
    1. Drop-In Storytime: Summer Stories for All Ages–Shirlington
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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