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  1. 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.

    2. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Glencarlyn
      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.

    3. 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.

    4. Kids Yoga with Cathy Burke: Summer Reading 2014–Glencarlyn
      1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

      Wear clothes you can move and stretch in when you join Cathy Burke to practice some yoga.

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

    5. Tech Class: Microsoft Excel 2010–Central
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Learn common uses of Microsoft Office spreadsheets and how to manage information.

      This class will show you how to create worksheets, enter data, navigate toolbars, use basic formulas and functions and format and print worksheets.

      Required skills:  Keyboard and mouse skills along with knowledge of Windows. Advance registration is not required.

       

    6. English Conversation Class–Central
      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.

       

       

       

    7. Kids Yoga with Cathy Burke: Summer Reading 2014–Cherrydale
      4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      Wear clothes you can move and stretch in when you join Cathy Burke to practice some yoga.

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

    8. Tech Night Tutorials–Columbia Pike
      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.

      To register for a 30-minute slot or for more information, call 703-228-5710.

      No session on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

    9. Drop-In Storytime: Pajama Storytime for All Ages–Shirlington
      7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

      Stories for all ages in the early evening. Wear your pajamas to the library if you like.

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

    10. Face-to-Face Chat with a County Board Member–Aurora Hills
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      It’s an Open Door Monday for at least one member of Arlington’s County Board.

      Stop by, say “hello,” and ask questions or say what’s on your mind.

      Open Door Mondays Schedule for 2014:

      First Monday of the month at Westover Branch Library

      Second Monday of the month Arlington Mill Community Center

      Third Monday of the month at Cherrydale Branch Library

      Fourth Monday of the month at Aurora Hills Branch Library

       No meetings  on federal holidays, in August, December, or on Fifth Mondays of the month. 

    11. Book Club: Monday Evening with Friends–Central
      7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      An informal discussion

      June 23:            Persepolis I & II by Marjane Satrapi

      July 28:             Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

      Aug 25:              The Aspern Papers by Henry James

      Sep 22:                The Road from Coorain by Jill Kee Conway

      Oct 27:                Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

      Nov 24:               Group members will provide copies of poetry selections

       

       

  2. Jul
    29
    Tue
    1. Button Gluttons: Summer Reading for Teens 2014–Westover
      3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Make fun buttons with graphics and text by you.

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

    2. Kids Yoga with Cathy Burke: Summer Reading 2014–Shirlington
      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Wear clothes you can move and stretch in when you join Cathy Burke to practice some yoga.

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

    3. Money Talk: A Financial Education Series for Women–Central
      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 2          Financial Basics
      • July 9          Insurance Basics
      • July 16        Investing Basics
      • July 22        Investing for Retirement
      • July 29        Planning for Future Life Events

      To register

    4. Open House Info Session: Ground Floor Retail and Commerce–Central
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      Learn about updates/changes to Arlington’s ground floor retail and commerce policies.

      Then find out how the County plans to move forward with retail and public-realm space.

      The open house will begin with a brief overview of the topic, and then allow time for attendees to explore learning stations that feature more information on various aspects of this issue.

      Stations will showcase:

      • Trends in retail
      • Exploring potential consumer base
      • Appearance and visibility
      • Space management to accommodate a variety of uses
      • Clustering and types of uses in different locations

       

      This event is free, but registration is encouraged.

      Presented in partnership with Arlington Economic Development

       

    5. Musician Groovy Nate: Summer Reading 2014–Columbia Pike
      7:00 pm – 7:30 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.

    6. Tech Class/Careers: Online Job Searching–Central
      7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Learn about active and passive online job searching- techniques, resources and websites, and how to manage all of your job search information.

      Required Skills:  Basic computer and Microsoft Windows skills, comfortable using the Internet.

  3. Jul
    30
    Wed
    1. Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Shirlington
      10:00 am – 10:30 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. Nanny Club–Columbia Pike
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      For ages up to 5 years. Para edades de hasta 5 años.

      La biblioteca de Columbia Pike invita a las niñeras y au-pairs  a utilizer el salon de cuentos cada miercoles de 10am a 12pm para cantar, bailar, leer y jugar con sus bebitos y niños pre-escolares.  A su alcance tendran libros, juguetes de peluche, títeres, música y mas. Padres de familia tambien pueden aprovechar de esta oportunidad para disfrutar con sus chiquitines.

      No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Nannies are welcomed to the storytime room to talk, sing, dance, read and play with their preschool children. Big books, board books, soft blocks, rattles, and puppets available for interactive and self-directed activities.

      Parents also welcome.

      Call 703-228-5710 for more information. Llame 703-228-5710 para más información.

       

    3. Drop-In Baby Club for Ages Up to 12 Months–Shirlington
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      Meet others from around the community as you sing songs, read stories and learn fingerplays with your wee one.

      This event is led by the community.

       

       

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

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

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

      Summer Stories for all ages.

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

    6. English Conversation Class-Central
      1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

      No registration necessary.

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

       

    7. Don’t Sink That Float: Summer Reading for Teens 2014–Columbia Pike
      2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      The edible science of root beer: Will it sink or float?

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

    8. Amazing Teacher Steve Somers: Summer Reading 2014–Westover
      4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      The Amazing Teacher Steve Somers mixes science, magic, storytelling and music into a reading celebration and that’s a real blast.

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