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  1. Jul
    5
    Sunday: 1:30 pm – 2:00 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.

    Tags: @ Central
  2. Jul
    5
    Sunday: 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.

    Categories: Careers & Money
  3. Jul
    5
    Sunday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    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
  4. Jul
    6
    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
  5. Jul
    6
    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
  6. Jul
    6
    Monday: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

    Explore your talent through reading with Uncle Ty-Rone, the Kid’s Comedian!

    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
  7. Jul
    6
    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.

     

  8. Jul
    6
    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
  9. Jul
    6
    Monday: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

    Explore your talent through reading with Uncle Ty-Rone, the Kid’s Comedian!

    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
  10. Jul
    6
    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.

     

     

  11. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

     

    The July featured title will be Death Comes to Pemberley” by P.D. James.

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

    Categories: Book Clubs
  12. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Explore your talent through reading with Uncle Ty-Rone, the Kid’s Comedian!

    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. 

  13. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    Let’s explore insects and animals in the garden

    Call 703-228-5260 or stop by the branch to register.

     

     

  14. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Children grades K – 5 are invited to read to therapy dogs.

    Each “Paws to Read” child is given a 15-minute session where they will be paired with a canine listener. Volunteers (both owners and dogs) are part of PAL (People. Animals. Love.), an animal therapy organization. All participating dogs are trained and certified.

    Studies have shown that reading to a dog (or other non-judgmental audience) can help improve a child’s reading level and increase their enjoyment of reading.

    Please register for a slot online, at the branch or by calling 703-228-5710.

    Se invita estudiantes de K- 5º a leer a perros de terapia. Estudiantes interesados pueden reservar su sesión de 15 minutos en el mostrador de información o por teléfono.

    For safety, Library programs for kids are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed because of inclement weather.

  15. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    A 90-minute session that will cover the history of belly dancing and then teach the “shimmy and shake”

    No experience necessary.

    Part of Summer Reading 2015 for Adults.

  16. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Explore your talent through reading with Uncle Ty-Rone, the Kid’s Comedian!

    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. 

  17. Jul
    7
    Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Basic yoga practice with Sun Moon Yoga

    The focus is on the breath-movement connection. For teens and adults.

    Free but registration required for an introductory session on:

    July 7

    July 14

    July 21

    July 28

  18. Jul
    8
    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.

  19. Jul
    8
    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
  20. Jul
    8
    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
  21. Jul
    8
    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
  22. Jul
    8
    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
  23. Jul
    8
    Wednesday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    A Summer Reading Screening for Teens

    An action/mystery. From IMDB: “Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a shot at escape.” Rated PG-13, 113 minutes. Directed by Wes Ball and starring Dylan O’Brien and Kaya Scodelario.

  24. Jul
    8
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Watch and participate in incredible feats of super human ability displayed by Dean Alan, Wizard of Reading!

    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
  25. Jul
    8
    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
  26. Jul
    8
    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
  27. Jul
    8
    Wednesday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Children grades K – 5 are invited to read to therapy dogs.

    Each “Paws to Read” child is given a 15-minute session where they will be paired with a canine listener. Volunteers (both owners and dogs) are part of PAL (People. Animals. Love.), an animal therapy organization. All participating dogs are trained and certified.

    Studies have shown that reading to a dog (or other non-judgmental audience) can help improve a child’s reading level and increase their enjoyment of reading.

    Please register for a slot online, at the branch or by calling 703-228-6545.

    Categories: Kids Paws-to-Read
  28. Jul
    8
    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. Jul
    8
    Wednesday: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Columbia Pike Branch Library Presents Movies About Vacation

    Films screen on Wednesday evenings in July at 6:30 p.m.

    July 8: “The Way Way Back” [2013], Rated PG-13

    July 22: “Moonrise Kingdom” [2012], Rated PG-13

    The series also includes screenings on Thursday afternoons.

  30. Jul
    8
    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