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  1. Apr
    5
    Sunday: Apr 5 (all day)

    Arlington Public Library is closed Sunday, April 5

     

     

    Categories:
    Announcements
  2. Apr
    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
  3. Apr
    6
    Monday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up through 24 months.

    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. Apr
    6
    Monday: 11:15 am – 11:45 am

    For ages up through 24 months.

    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. Apr
    6
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    For ages up to 12 months.

    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 in inclement weather.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Central
  6. Apr
    6
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    The Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust is an annual 8-day period in spring designated by Congress

    Shirlington Branch Library in April screens powerful films depicting the horror and humanity of the Holocaust. Mondays at 2 p.m.

    April 6: “Life is Beautiful” [1997]. Rated PG-13, 116 minutes. Directed by and starring Roberto Begnigni.

    April 20: “The Pianist” [2002]. Rated R, 150 minutes. Directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody.

    April 27: “Schindler’s List” [1993]. Rated R, 195 minutes total. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Liam Neeson.

  7. Apr
    6
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Learn the parts of the computer, vocabulary, get hands-on training

    Get familiar with the mouse and keyboard, and learn the basics of Microsoft Windows. No prior computer skills required.

    Advance registration is not required.

    Tags: @ Central
  8. Apr
    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. Apr
    6
    Monday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Take things apart, make a four-wheel balloon car and more

    Registration not required but space is limited. First-come, first-served -til we reach capacity.

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

     

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  10. Apr
    6
    Monday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Non-native speakers practice English, in a small group setting.

    Learn more about Language Conversation Classes at the Library.

     

     

  11. Apr
    6
    Monday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    A comfortable place for non-native speakers to practice Italian. All levels welcome.

    No registration necessary.

    Please note: The class will not meet on April 6 but on Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

  12. Apr
    6
    Monday: 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.

    For more information, call 703-228-5710.

    Sessions also available during the week at Central Library and Cherrydale.

     

     

  13. Apr
    6
    Monday: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    A detailed look into the cultural history and cultural impact of dog rescue in the United States

    Hear the authors of the first academic research on the particularly important institution of breed specific dog rescue.

    From the publisher:

    In the wake of the considerable cultural changes and social shifts that the United States and all advanced industrial democracies have experienced since the late 1960s and early 1970s, social discourse around the disempowered has changed in demonstrable ways.

    In “From Property to Family: American Dog Rescue and the Discourse of Compassion,” Andrei Markovits and Katherine Crosby describe a “discourse of compassion” that actually alters the way we treat persons and ideas once scorned by the social mainstream.

    This “culture turn” has also affected our treatment of animals inaugurating an accompanying “animal turn”. In the case of dogs, this shift has increasingly transformed the discursive category of the animal from human companion to human family member.

     

    Tags: @ Central
  14. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

    For people of low and moderate income.

    At Central Library: Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Feb. 3 through April 14

    Presented in partnership with AARP.

    Tax Prep Clinics 2015

  15. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Information Outside the Open Enrollment Period

    For those who need to apply for health care coverage during the special enrollment period.

    Learn more about the Affordable Care Act, find out what your plan options are and how to sign-up.

    Assistance provided by the Young Invincibles organization, which is funded by grants from partners including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies.

    No appointments necessary. The ACA assistance is available near the Second Floor Meeting Room at Central Library.

    • Tuesday March 3,  10 am – 4 pm
    • Wednesday March 4, 10 – 4 pm
    • Tuesday March 10, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Thursday March 12, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Tuesday March 17, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Thursday March 19, 10 am to 4 pm
    • Not present the 3rd week in March
    • Tuesday March 31, 10 am to 4 pm
    • Thursday April 2, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Tuesday April 7, 10 am – 4 pm
    • Thursday April 9, 10 am – 4 pm

     

    Categories:
    Health and Fitness
  16. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Learn the basics of word processing: creating, editing, modifying, saving and printing a document.

    Prerequisites: Basic computer and Microsoft Windows skills. No advance registration required.

  17. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

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

    The April featured title will be “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford.

    Categories:
    Book Clubs
  18. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 1:15 pm – 7:45 pm

    For people of low and moderate income.

    At Columbia Pike Branch Library: Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Feb. 3 through April 14

    Presented in partnership with AARP.

    Tax Prep Clinics 2015

  19. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Kids Club at Shirlington on Tuesdays, for elementary school aged children.

    April 7: Kitchen Science: Make elephant toothpaste.

    April 14: Block Party! Creative time with Legos.

    April 21:  Peeps Candy Art: Get crafty with leftovers.

    April 28:  Make a boat and race it in the fountain!

     

     

     

  20. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

    For ages up to 5 years.

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

    Call 703-228-5260 for more information.

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

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Westover
  21. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

    For ages 25 months 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
  22. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    High School teen book discussion group meets first Tuesday of each month.

    There’s no assigned reading–come talk about whatever books you’re reading.

    Snacks provided.

     

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    Learn more about T.A.B.

     

     

     

  23. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    High School teen book discussion group meets first Tuesday of each month.

    There’s no assigned reading–come talk about whatever books you’re reading.

    Snacks provided.

     

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    Tags: @ Central
  24. Apr
    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 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.

  25. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 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: @ Central
  26. Apr
    7
    Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Get started using the Library’s business databases to research investments and financial information.

    Here’s a preview of just some of the databases you’ll explore.

    Prerequisites: Basic Internet and computer skills.

    Tags: @ Central
  27. Apr
    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.

  28. Apr
    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

    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
  29. Apr
    8
    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.

  30. Apr
    8
    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