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  1. Apr
    18
    Saturday: Apr 18 (all day)

    Please hold off on dropping off book sale donations at Central Library through April 26.

    Volunteers need the space and the room to set up for the Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale (April 16-19).

    Small donations of materials can be taken to branch libraries.

    Thank you for your understanding and generosity.

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
  2. Apr
    18
    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
  3. Apr
    18
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

    Arlington Rereads book sale, sponsored by Friends of Arlington Public Library.  

    Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale.

    Sale continues through Sunday, April 19, which is half-price day.

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
    Tags: @ Central
  4. Apr
    18
    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
  5. Apr
    18
    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

    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
  6. Apr
    18
    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
  7. Apr
    18
    Saturday: 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.

     

    We offer four English conversation classes at Central Library, and one at the Columbia Pike Branch Library – view all hours and locations.

     

  8. Apr
    18
    Saturday: 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.

     

    Categories:
    Careers & Money
    Tags: @ Central
  9. Apr
    18
    Saturday: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Paws to Read at Cherrydale Branch Library

    To register a kindergarten – 5th grade student:

    Paws-to-Read will be at Cherrydale on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

     

    Tags: @ Cherrydale
  10. Apr
    19
    Sunday: Apr 19 (all day)

    Please hold off on dropping off book sale donations at Central Library through April 26.

    Volunteers need the space and the room to set up for the Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale (April 16-19).

    Small donations of materials can be taken to branch libraries.

    Thank you for your understanding and generosity.

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
  11. Apr
    19
    Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Arlington Rereads book sale, sponsored by Friends of the Arlington Public Library.

    Thousands of books, videos, CDs, records, posters and magazines for sale.

    Sunday everything is half price!

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
    Tags: @ Central
  12. Apr
    19
    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
  13. Apr
    19
    Sunday: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    A free performance of classical and popular music performed by the Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) Chamber Ensemble

    The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia (SONOVA) began as a small, government funded, Arlington County orchestra.  Wildly popular with audiences and musicians alike, in 2011, the conductor, Maestro Jeffrey Dokken, and the committed musicians established a large, independent professional-quality symphony, which soon after received official approval as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity.

     

     

  14. Apr
    19
    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.

  15. Apr
    19
    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

    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
  16. Apr
    20
    Monday: Apr 20 (all day)

    Please hold off on dropping off book sale donations at Central Library through April 26.

    Volunteers need the space and the room to set up for the Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale (April 16-19).

    Small donations of materials can be taken to branch libraries.

    Thank you for your understanding and generosity.

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
  17. Apr
    20
    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
  18. Apr
    20
    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
  19. Apr
    20
    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
  20. Apr
    20
    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
  21. Apr
    20
    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.

  22. Apr
    20
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Learn to design slides with text, graphics, tables and colorful backgrounds. 

    Prerequisites:  Basic computer and Microsoft Windows skills. Advance registration is not required.

    Tags: @ Central
  23. Apr
    20
    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
  24. Apr
    20
    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 March 30. 

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

  25. Apr
    20
    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.

     

     

  26. Apr
    20
    Monday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    April is National Poetry Month: Join Our Informal Group of Local Poetry Writers

    Members write and read original poetry, and exchange constructive criticism.

     

  27. Apr
    20
    Monday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Get started using the Library’s business databases to research industry, company and demographic/target audience data

    Prerequisites: Basic Internet and computer skills.

  28. Apr
    20
    Monday: 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

    Books While You’re Out and About

    Join the Books on Tap Book Club  in the Shirlington neighborhood for lively talk over some brews. The book club usually meets the third Monday of each month unless there is a federal Monday holiday as in February.

    Upcoming featured title:

    Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub of Shirlington is just down the street from the Shirlington Branch Library.

    RSVP on Meetup.

     

     

    Categories:
    Book Clubs
    Lit Up
  29. Apr
    21
    Tuesday: Apr 21 (all day)

    Please hold off on dropping off book sale donations at Central Library through April 26.

    Volunteers need the space and the room to set up for the Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale (April 16-19).

    Small donations of materials can be taken to branch libraries.

    Thank you for your understanding and generosity.

    Categories:
    Friends Book Sale
  30. Apr
    21
    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!