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  1. Mar
    26
    Thursday: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    Indulge in an evening of fun and safe Nerf games at Central Library

    Try the Hunger Games, V.I.P./Assassin (Indoor Elimination), Hostage, and Hunter.

    This event will be nerf-centric, for exploring fun ways to use nerf. It’s all about the nerf.

    Registration Required.

    Nerf games

    Please note: 

    • Play clothes are highly recommended, including sneakers or athletic shoes.
    • This event is free, but registration is required*. Please only register if you are between the ages of 20 and 39.
    • By registering for this event, you agree to hold the Arlington Public Library and staff harmless in the event of injury or destruction of personal property.
    • All Rules of the Library will be enforced including a prohibition on alcoholic beverages. 
    • This event begins in the auditorium but will eventually include most public areas.
    • You will be able to sign up for library cards – please bring ID and proof of address.

     

    Learn more about Lit Up.

     

    Tags: @ Central
  2. Mar
    27
    Friday: 10:00 am – 2:00 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

  3. Mar
    27
    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.

     

     

     

  4. Mar
    27
    Friday: 11:15 am – 11:45 am

    For ages up to 24 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 for inclement weather.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Central
  5. Mar
    27
    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
  6. Mar
    28
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

    Author Beth Baker looks at innovative ways people are creating to live their next chapter from the Village model and co-housing, to artist colonies and house-sharing.

    Baker is a long-time freelance writer with a special interest in aging issues. Her work has appeared in dozens of publications including the Washington Post, AARP Bulletin and Ms. magazine.

    Baker will also discuss Arlington Neighborhood Villages. Light refreshments.

    RSVP to bkarro@arlingtonva.us or by calling 703-228-4737.

    Presented in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation.

     

     

    Tags: @ Central
  7. Mar
    28
    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
  8. Mar
    28
    Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 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

  9. Mar
    28
    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
  10. Mar
    28
    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
  11. Mar
    28
    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.

     

  12. Mar
    28
    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
  13. Mar
    28
    Saturday: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

    The Arlington Special Education PTA (SEPTA) hosts a free, intensive workshop for parents

    Unstuck and On Target, an evidence-based social skills program, helps children — especially children with autism and/or ADHD — work through social learning challenges and manage social interactions and friendships. Sponsored by the Arlinton SEPTA, this workshop will be presented by Monica Adler Werner, co-author of Unstuck and On Target. Based on researched-based methodologies, Unstuck and On Target strategies are designed for children who struggle to understand:

    • How to be flexible and work through conflicts
    • How to be a friend
    • Self-advocacy
    • Verbal and non-verbal social cues
    • How to be a successful member of a group
    • Emotional self-identification.

    RSVP:  jensheridan10@hotmail.com.

     

     

    Categories:
    General
    Tags: @ Central
  14. Mar
    29
    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
  15. Mar
    29
    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.

  16. Mar
    29
    Sunday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Build Your Empire

    Join fellow Euro-game enthusiasts for an evening of games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Dominion.

    settler of catan

     

     

  17. Mar
    29
    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
  18. Mar
    30
    Monday: 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm

    Some noir, some Hitchcock and Robert Altman

    Monday afternoons at 2 p.m.

    March 9: “The Big Sleep” [1946]. Directed by Howard Hawks. Starring Bogart and Bacall. Not rated, 114 minutes.

    March 16: “The Maltese Falcon” [1941]. Directed by John Huston. Starring Humphrey Bogart. Not rated, 100 minutes.

    March 23: “Dial M for Murder” [1954]. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Ray Milland and Grace Kelly. Rated PG, 105 minutes.

    March 30: “Gosford Park” [2001]. Directed by Robert Altman. Starring Maggie Smith. Rated R, 137 minutes.

    Categories:
    Films
  19. Mar
    30
    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
  20. Mar
    30
    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 will meet on Wednesday, April 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Afterward, the class will return to the regular Monday schedule.

  21. Mar
    30
    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.

     

     

  22. Mar
    31
    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

  23. Mar
    31
    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
  24. Mar
    31
    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

  25. Apr
    1
    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
  26. Apr
    1
    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
  27. Apr
    1
    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

  28. Apr
    1
    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!

  29. Apr
    1
    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
  30. Apr
    1
    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