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Posterboard

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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!

     

     

     

  4. Apr
    21
    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
  5. Apr
    21
    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
  6. Apr
    21
    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.

  7. Apr
    21
    Tuesday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    FOR APRIL 21, 5:30 PM

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

    No registration necessary.

     

  8. Apr
    21
    Tuesday: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    First impressions mean a lot, and your resume could be a prospective employer’s first impression of you!

    A career counselor from Northern Virginia Community College will visit Arlington Public Library to teach how your resume can showcase your skills and experiences to open the door to interviews.   This workshop will walk you through a 6-step resume writing process, designed to get your résumé noticed by both online systems (Applicant Tracking Systems) and recruiters/hiring managers.

    The class will be approximately 2 hours including time for questions.

    Presenter:   Edythe Richards, MA, MBTI®MP, GCDF Career Counselor

    For more information, please contact Kate Oberg, College & Career Librarian at 703-228-5988.

    Registration: Let us know you’re coming here (although walk-ins welcome!)    

  9. Apr
    21
    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
  10. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: Apr 22 (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
    22
    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.

  12. Apr
    22
    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
  13. Apr
    22
    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.

  14. Apr
    22
    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
  15. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 11:00 am

    For ages up to 5 years. 

    No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Please check in at Youth Services desk.

    Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

    For safety, all Library programs for children are canceled on days when Arlington Public Schools are closed due to bad weather.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Central
  16. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

    Call 1-800-RedCross for appointment.

    Drop-ins also welcome.

    Learn more.

    Blood drive slider

     

  17. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Learn common uses of Microsoft Office spreadsheets and how to manage information.

    Learn to create worksheets; enter data; navigate toolbars; manipulate rows, columns and cells; use formulas and functions; and produce graphs.

    Prerequisites:  Basic computer and Microsoft Windows skills. Register at the branch or by calling 703-228-5715.

     

  18. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 11:15 am – 11:45 am

    For ages up to 5 years. 

    No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Please check in at Youth Services desk.

    Call 703-228-5946 for more information.

    For safety, all Library programs for children are canceled on days when Arlington Public Schools are closed due to bad weather.

    Categories:
    Kids
    Preschool
    Tags: @ Central
  19. Apr
    22
    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
  20. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

    An Early Release Day Family Film Screening

    Mary is orphaned by an earthquake in India and sent to live with a reclusive uncle in England. There she discovers her sickly cousin and the overgrown secret garden that once belonged to her aunt.

    Rated G, 101 minutes. Directed by Agnieszka Holland and starring Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith and Heydon Prowse.

    April 22 is an early release day for Patrick Henry and some other public elementary schools in Arlington.

     

     

  21. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    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.

  22. Apr
    22
    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

  23. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    For grades K-5.

    Call 703-228-5715 for more information.

    For safety, all Library programs for children are canceled when Arlington Public Schools are closed because of inclement weather.

     

  24. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    The fire truck is coming to the Aurora Hills Branch!

    Join the fun. Learn about the equipment, the men and women who use it and get a safety demonstration by Lieut. Hagan and his crew.

     

  25. Apr
    22
    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
  26. Apr
    22
    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
  27. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 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: @ Glencarlyn
  28. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm

    A Midweek Movie at Columbia Pike Branch Library

    Rated R, 114 minutes.  Directed by Jon Favreau and starring Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.

    A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

     

     

  29. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Practice speaking Chinese while discussing a variety of subjects.

    Sessions are led by native Chinese speakers.

    No registration is required.

     

    Tags: @ Central
  30. Apr
    22
    Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

    Meet a Holocaust Survivor

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

    George Pick, a survivor from Hungary, will recount personal stories of suffering, loss and eventual freedom. He will also take questions from the audience.

    Class photograph of the second grade at the Jewish Boys’ Orphanage School of Budapest (Zsido Fiu Arvahaz), a Jewish primary school attended by both orphaned and non-orphaned children.

    Shirlington Branch Library will also be screening films depicting the Holocaust throughout the month of April.

    Note: Space is limited. Seating is on a first come first served basis.