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Posterboard

  1. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 10:15 am – 10:45 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.

  2. Jul
    9
    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
  3. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 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
  4. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 10:45 am – 11:15 am

    Stories for All Ages

    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.

  5. Jul
    9
    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

    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
  6. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Columbia Pike Branch Library Presents Movies About Vacation

    Films screen on Thursday afternoons at 2 p.m.

    July 2: “Summertime” [1955], Not rated
    July 9: “Kings of Summer” [2013], Rated R
    July 16: “Letters to Juliet” [2010], Rated PG
    July 23: “Adventureland” [2009], Rated R
    July 30: “Midnight in Paris” [2011], Rated PG

    The series also includes screenings on Wednesday evenings.

  7. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Teens: Take the Challenge

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

    Tags: @ Westover
  8. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    A Summer Craft for Teens

    We’re guessing your room needs some pizzazz! We’ll supply the pillow cases and dye, all you have to do is choose the colors.

     

  9. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 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. 

  10. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 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
  11. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Drop in for knitting support and instruction. 

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

    Tags: @ Glencarlyn
  12. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    A new monthly discussion for readers at Aurora Hills.

    The group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Pick up titles at circulation desk.

    No meeting in August.

    Upcoming titles:

    • July 9: “Honolulu” by Alan Brennert
    • August: No meeting
    • September: “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    • October: “The Maltese Falcon” by Dashiell Hammett
    • November: “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver
    • December: “Love” by Toni Morrison
    • January 2016: “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” by Katherine Boo
    • February: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride
    • March: “Rules of Civility” by Amor Towles
    • April: “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner
    • May: “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway
    • June: “Invisible Man” by Ralph Ellison
    • July: “A Tale for the Time Being” by Ruth Ozeki

     

     

  13. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    A new monthly discussion for readers at Aurora Hills.

    The group meets on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. No meeting in August.

    Upcoming titles:

     

     

    Categories: Book Clubs
  14. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 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
  15. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Through the fall.

    A walk-in plant clinic with Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia. Bring your questions. Go home with answers and seeds.

    On the first floor of Central Library near the Welcome Desk.

    Categories: Garden
    Tags: @ Central
  16. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 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.

    Tags: @ Central
  17. Jul
    9
    Thursday: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Listen to the soundtrack of the American story with the U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps!

    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: @ Central
  18. Jul
    10
    Friday: Jul 10 (all day)

    During repair work at Cherrydale Branch Library this week, please use the upper level entrance accessible from the parking lot.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding. Central Library is also open with easy access.

    Categories:
    Announcements
    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  19. Jul
    10
    Friday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up through 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.

    Tags: @ Westover
  20. Jul
    10
    Friday: 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
    10
    Friday: 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.

    Tags: @ Westover
  22. Jul
    10
    Friday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

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

    No registration necessary.

    Meets every Friday - Join us on Meetup to get class reminders.

     

    ESL wordle sliderWe 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 703-228-5715.

     

     

     

  23. Jul
    10
    Friday: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Opening Young Minds to the World of Science

    This summer, Arlington kids entering second and third grade are invited to attend GSK Science in the Summer’s free and fun Chemistry program.

    GSK Science in the Summer™ introduces students to Chemistry through investigations that allow them to explore physical and chemical changes, learn about “matter,” make crystals, and determine if liquids are acids, bases, or neutrals. The four-hour program is held over two days.

    Registration begins June 1.

    In person registration at Cherrydale Branch Library required. 

    • July 10 and 11, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m - Rising second and third graders (Level I)

     

    GSK Science in the Summer™ began in 1986 in the Greater Philadelphia area. It has expanded to Pittsburgh, Raleigh-Durham, and the Washington DC Metro area, and in 2015 will be offered at 12 science centers and museums across the U.S. GSK Science in the Summer™ is sponsored by GSK in partnership with the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

     

    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  24. Jul
    10
    Friday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 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
  25. Jul
    10
    Friday: 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.

  26. Jul
    11
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

    No registration necessary.

    We offer four English conversation classes at Central 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
  27. Jul
    11
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:00 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
  28. Jul
    11
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Need personal financial coaching?

    If you answer “yes” to any of the following questions, you may need financial coaching support.

    • Do you have financial goals that you are ready to pursue?
    • Do you find that you have more “month than money” and want to create a spending plan?
    • Are financial concerns overwhelming and the options confusing?
    • Have you created a plan and need a little support to stick to it?

    A financial coach works with you to help you identify your financial goals, create a plan, and track your progress to achieve your goal. Meet one-on-one with an Accredited Financial Counselor through the Association for Financial Counseling Planning and Education.

    One-hour appointments are available every other Saturday at Central Library beginning June 26.

    Limit of one 1-hour appointment per day, per person.

    Puede recibir ayuda en español

    Tags: @ Central
  29. Jul
    11
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:00 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

    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

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

    For more information about Tech Tutoring at Central Library, call 703-228-5959

    For more information about Tech Tutoring at Columbia Pike Branch Library, call 703-228-5710.

    Tags: @ Central
  30. Jul
    11
    Saturday: 10:30 am – 11:30 am

    For ages up to 5 years. No registration required.

    First come, first served until capacity is reached.

    Call 703-228-5710 for more information.

    Cuentacuentos con Sra. Desirée Disfrutamos cuentos, canciones, rimas en inglés y manualidades para niños de todas edades y habilidades.

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

    Categories: Kids Preschool