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Agenda

  1. Jul
    25
    Fri
    1. 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.

    2. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

       

       

  5. 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