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Agenda

  1. Jan
    30
    Fri
    1. Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Columbia Pike
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      For ages up to a year old.

      No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached at 16 babies.

      Lap-sit program for babies and their adults. Includes songs, sign language, nursery rhymes activities and books.

      Call 703-228-5710 for more information.

      Programa para bebitos y sus adultos. Cantamos, leemos y recitamos rimas de cuna y otras actividades. Cupo para 16 bebitos.

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

    2. Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Westover
      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.

    3. Drop-In Storytime: Over Twos–Central
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      For ages 25 months to 5 years. No registration required.

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

    4. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Central
      10:30 am – 11:00 am

      For ages up to 24 months.

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

      Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

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

    5. 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.

    6. English Conversation Class–Aurora Hills
      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.

       

       

       

    7. Drop-In Storytime: Over Twos–Central
      11:15 am – 11:45 am

      For ages 25 months to 5 years. No registration required.

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

    8. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Central
      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.

  2. Jan
    31
    Sat
    1. English Conversation Class–Central
      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.

       

    2. Tech Help–Central
      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

      Mondays, 1-2 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

      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.

    3. Drop-in Storytime: Stop In for Stories–Columbia Pike
      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.

    4. 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.

       

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

       

    5. Tech Class: Blogging and the Basics of WordPress–Aurora Hills
      10:30 am – 11:30 am

      Get the basic on getting started with the most popular blogging tool

    6. 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.

    7. Family Film: “The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh ” [1977]–Shirlington
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Family Movie

      This program is for children and their caregivers.

      Rated G, 73 minutes. Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman and John Lounsbery. Starring the voices of Sterling Holloway and Paul Winchell.

      winnieThe Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh” is an hour-long compendium of the three Disney “Winnie” animated short subjects produced between 1966 and 1974. The program consists of “Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree” [1966], “Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day” [1968], and “Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too!” [1974].

      Snacks will be provided.

       

       

       

  3. Feb
    1
    Sun
    1. Arabic Conversation Class–Central
      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.

    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.

    3. Tech Help–Central
      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

      Mondays, 1-2 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

      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.

  4. Feb
    2
    Mon
    1. Public Computers in Central Youth Services Undergoing Upgrades; May Be Temporarily Unavailable
      Feb 2 (all-day)

      Public computers in the Central Library Youth Services area will be undergoing upgrades and may be unavailable for part of the day.

      Please ask staff or volunteers for directions to alternative machines. Thank you for your patience.

    2. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Glencarlyn
      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.

    3. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Shirlington
      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.

    4. Drop-in Storytime: Under Twos–Shirlington
      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.

    5. Tech Help–Central
      1:00 pm – 2:00 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

      Mondays, 1-2 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

      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.

    6. Drop-in Storytime: Baby Steps–Central
      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.

    7. Film Series: Jane Austen Tea Party–Shirlington
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Stop by Mondays at 2 p.m. for a cup of tea and screenings of films based on Jane Austen’s classics

      Feb. 2:  ”Pride and Prejudice” Part One [1995] BBC television mini-series

      Feb. 9:Pride and Prejudice” Part Two [1995] BBC television mini-series

      Feb. 23:Emma” [1996]. Rated PG, 121 minutes. Starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Greta Scacchi. Directed by Douglas McGrath.

      March 2:Sense and Sensibility” [1995] Rated PG, 131 minutes. Starring Emma Thompson and Kate Winslet. Directed by Ang Lee.