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Posterboard

  1. May
    6
    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.

  2. May
    6
    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

    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
  3. May
    6
    Wednesday: 10:15 am – 11:00 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, May 5 at 5 p.m.

     

  4. May
    6
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    Cuentos para niños! Programa en español para todas las edades.

    Lectura de cuentos, canciones y manualidades. No se requiere registro para este programa.

    Stories for Children! is a Spanish storytime for all ages.

    The program uses a mixture of stories, songs and crafts. There is no registration required for this program. Seating is 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.

  5. May
    6
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages 25 months through 5 years.

    No registration required. Seating on first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached.

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

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Westover
  6. May
    6
    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
  7. May
    6
    Wednesday: 11:15 am – 11:45 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
  8. May
    6
    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
  9. May
    6
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    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.

  10. May
    6
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Wednesday Study Space Reserved Just for Middle and Elementary Schoolers

    The library will supply basic school and project supplies. 

    Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Estudiantes de primaria y secundaria estudian en áreas especiales para ellos. Menores de 11 años necesitan ser acompañados por una persona adulta.

    Homework Club

  11. May
    6
    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!

  12. May
    6
    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
  13. May
    6
    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
  14. May
    6
    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
  15. May
    6
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Talk To Your Library Experts on Children’s and Teen Literature

    Each session will include a presentation and social time for discussion and refreshments.

    Wednesday, May 6: Kids Books for Summer

    Get some great summer reading suggestions from the Library’s experts.

     

    No registration required. Attendees will received a coupon good for ten percent off one item at One More Page Books

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  16. May
    6
    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
  17. May
    6
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Expert Garden Talks for 2015

    Talks take place Wednesdays at 7 p.m. outdoors at the Central Library Community Garden near the tennis courts unless otherwise indicated. Topics subject to change.

    Presented in partnership with Arlington Food Assistance Center.

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    March 4:  Seed Starting & Portable Sunshine: Starting Seedlings Indoors Under Grow Lights – Second Floor Meeting Room
    March 11: Principles of Garden Layout, Design & Orientation – Second Floor Meeting Room
    **Saturday, March 21:  AFAC Spring Garden Kick-Off — Arlington Central Library Auditorium**
    March 18: Soil Building & Testing – Second Floor Meeting Room
    March 25: From the Grocery Store to the Garden to the Kitchen – Second Floor Meeting Room

    April 1: Superfoods for Health: Learn to Grow and Cook Them – Arlington Central Library Auditorium
    April 8: Spring into Gardening: Transplanting, Direct Planting and Readiness (hands-on)
    April 15: Edible Landscaping & Fruit in the Garden
    April 22: Container Gardens for Edibles
    April 29: Water, Irrigation & Rain barrels

    May 6: Garden Structures & Vertical Gardening
    May 13: Gardening with and for Kids
    May 20: No Room? No Problem. Growing Food in Small Spaces
    May 27: Critter Control – Mammals, Worms, Slugs, etc. – Second Floor Meeting Room

    June 3: Insect Pests and Beneficials
    June 10: Weeds, Mulches, Tillage
    June 17: TBD
    June 24: Pollination, Pollinators and Flowers in the Garden

    July 1: Top Ten Vegetable Plant Diseases: Rot Not! – Second Floor Meeting Room
    July 8: Solar Cooking
    July 15: Foraging the Wild Edibles
    July 22: Lasagne Gardens – the Layered Approach
    July 29: Preparing Your Entry for Arlington County Fair

    Aug. 5: Vegetables for the Fall (hands-on)
    Aug. 12: Composting: Why and How
    Aug. 19: Food Preservation: Canning, Drying, Freezing – Arlington Central Library Auditorium
    Aug. 26: TBD

    Sept. 2: Putting the Herb Garden to Bed for the Winter – Arlington Central Library Auditorium
    Sept. 9: Cover Crops and Crop Rotations
    Sept. 16: Extending the Season: Cold Frames, Row Covers, etc. – Arlington Central Library Auditorium
    Sept. 23: Inside Arlington Kitchens: Tasting Our Cultures
    Sept. 30: Indoor Vegetable Gardening for Winter Months – Second Floor Meeting Room

    Oct. 7: Preparing the Garden for Winter: Tool and Garden Bed Care – Second Floor Meeting Room
    Oct. 14: Season in Review: What Worked, What Didn’t

  18. May
    6
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    A free 3-week course designed to increase financial knowledge and empower recent grads and young professionals to make savvy financial decisions

    Learn to budget for happy hour, student loans and more.

    Topics include:

    • Week 1: Financial Basics and Salary Negotiations
    • Week 2: Student Loan Debt
    • Week 3: Investing for Your Future

    Registration required:

    bit.ly/VCEFinancePrograms

     Presented in partnership with Virginia Cooperative Extension.

  19. May
    6
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Learn how to get started tweeting updates to your network using this popular microblogging site.

    Learn how to post, reply to messages, follow other Twitter users, use hashtags, add photos and videos and customize your Twitter page.

    Prerequisites: A personal email account.

     

  20. May
    6
    Wednesday: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Join the “Knit & Purl” Gathering

    All skill levels are welcome.

    Bring your own supplies, but we’ll also have a few needles and some yarn on hand.

    Meets every Wednesday 

     

     

    Categories:
    Crafting
  21. May
    7
    Thursday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages 25 months through 5 years.

    No registration required. Storytimes are 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.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
  22. May
    7
    Thursday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up to 5 years.

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

    Call 703-228-6330 for more information.

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

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  23. May
    7
    Thursday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages through 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.

  24. May
    7
    Thursday: 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.

  25. May
    7
    Thursday: 11:15 am – 11:45 am

    For ages 25 months through 5 years.

    No registration required. Storytimes are 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.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
  26. May
    7
    Thursday: 1:00 pm – 3:00 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

    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
  27. May
    7
    Thursday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Movie Matinee Thursday at Columbia Pike Branch Library

    May 7: “Birdman” [2014], Rated R, 119 minutes. Featuring Michael Keaton and Emma Stone.

    May 14: “Boyhood” [2014], Rated R, 164 minutes. Directed by Richard Linklater and featuring Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke.

    May 21: “Whiplash” [2014], Rated R, 107 minutes. Featuring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.

    May 28: “The Judge” [2104], Rated R, 141 minutes. Featuring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall and Vera Farmiga.

     

     

  28. May
    7
    Thursday: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    Learn about your Library’s eBooks collection, your eAccount and walk through the process of  downloading eBooks to your mobile device.

    Prerequisites:  Basic computer skills, comfortable with Windows, familiar with your computer, laptop, or mobile device.

     

    Tags: @ Central
  29. May
    7
    Thursday: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    Get the latest on free Library downloads and how to read them.

    Learn about your Library’s eBook collection, your eAccount and walk through the process of downloading eBooks to your mobile device. Bring your eReader so you can get going in class.

    Class size is limited so please call 703-228-5260 or visit the Service Desk at Westover to register.

  30. May
    7
    Thursday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    For Middle and High School Aged Kids

    Fun activities for ages 11-18 on the first and third Thursday of each month.

     

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