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Agenda

  1. Dec
    22
    Mon
    1. Tech Help–Columbia Pike
      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.

       

       

  2. Dec
    23
    Tue
    1. Kids Read to Dogs: “Paws to Read”–Westover
      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 703-228-5260. This program takes place at the Westover branch on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

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

  3. Dec
    24
    Wed
    1. Nanny Club–Columbia Pike
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      For ages up to 5 years. Para edades de hasta 5 años.

      La biblioteca de Columbia Pike invita a las niñeras y au-pairs  a utilizer el salon de cuentos cada miercoles de 10am a 12pm para cantar, bailar, leer y jugar con sus bebitos y niños pre-escolares.  A su alcance tendran libros, juguetes de peluche, títeres, música y mas. Padres de familia tambien pueden aprovechar de esta oportunidad para disfrutar con sus chiquitines.

      No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Nannies are welcomed to the storytime room to talk, sing, dance, read and play with their preschool children. Big books, board books, soft blocks, rattles, and puppets available for interactive and self-directed activities.

      Parents also welcome.

      Call 703-228-5710 for more information. Llame 703-228-5710 para más información.

       

    2. Tech Help–Central
      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

      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. Dec
    25
    Thu
    1. All Library Locations Closed Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas Holiday
      Dec 25 (all-day)

      All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday.

      The Library will re-open on Dec. 27 on a regular Saturday schedule.

  5. Dec
    26
    Fri
    1. All Library Locations Closed Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas Holiday
      Dec 26 (all-day)

      All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Thursday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday.

      The Library will re-open on Dec. 27 on a regular Saturday schedule.

  6. Dec
    27
    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. 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.

       

    4. 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.

    5. Films: The Complete Harry Potter Series–Shirlington
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      End 2014 and Start 2015 with the Magic of Harry and His Friends at Shirlington

      • Saturday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Rated PG
      • Sunday, Dec. 28, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Rated PG
      • Monday, Dec. 29, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” Rated PG
      • Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m. : “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Rated PG-13
      • Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” Rated PG-13
      • (All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Jan. 1 and Jan 2)
      • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 6 p.m. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II” Rated PG-13

       

       

  7. Dec
    28
    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. Films: The Complete Harry Potter Series–Shirlington
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      End 2014 and Start 2015 with the Magic of Harry and His Friends at Shirlington

      • Saturday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Rated PG
      • Sunday, Dec. 28, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Rated PG
      • Monday, Dec. 29, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” Rated PG
      • Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m. : “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Rated PG-13
      • Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” Rated PG-13
      • (All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Jan. 1 and Jan 2)
      • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 6 p.m. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II” Rated PG-13

       

       

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

  8. Dec
    29
    Mon
    1. 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.

    2. Films: The Complete Harry Potter Series–Shirlington
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      End 2014 and Start 2015 with the Magic of Harry and His Friends at Shirlington

      • Saturday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Rated PG
      • Sunday, Dec. 28, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Rated PG
      • Monday, Dec. 29, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” Rated PG
      • Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m. : “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Rated PG-13
      • Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” Rated PG-13
      • (All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Jan. 1 and Jan 2)
      • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 6 p.m. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II” Rated PG-13

       

       

    3. English Conversation Class–Central
      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.

       

       

       

    4. Tech Help–Columbia Pike
      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.

       

       

  9. Dec
    30
    Tue
    1. Films: The Complete Harry Potter Series–Shirlington
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      End 2014 and Start 2015 with the Magic of Harry and His Friends at Shirlington

      • Saturday, Dec. 27, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” Rated PG
      • Sunday, Dec. 28, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Rated PG
      • Monday, Dec. 29, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” Rated PG
      • Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2 p.m. : “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” Rated PG-13
      • Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” Rated PG-13
      • (All Arlington Public Library locations are closed Jan. 1 and Jan 2)
      • Saturday, Jan. 3, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 2 p.m.: “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I” Rated PG-13
      • Sunday, Jan. 4, 6 p.m. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II” Rated PG-13

       

       

    2. Winter Crafts for Kids–Aurora Hills
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  10. Dec
    31
    Wed
    1. All Library Locations Close at 5 P.M. on New Year’s Eve
      Dec 31 (all-day)

      All Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 31.

      The Library will be closed Thursday, Jan. 1 and Friday, Jan. 2 for the County-observed New Year’s holiday.

      The Library will reopen Jan. 3 on a regular Saturday schedule.

    2. Nanny Club–Columbia Pike
      10:00 am – 12:00 pm

      For ages up to 5 years. Para edades de hasta 5 años.

      La biblioteca de Columbia Pike invita a las niñeras y au-pairs  a utilizer el salon de cuentos cada miercoles de 10am a 12pm para cantar, bailar, leer y jugar con sus bebitos y niños pre-escolares.  A su alcance tendran libros, juguetes de peluche, títeres, música y mas. Padres de familia tambien pueden aprovechar de esta oportunidad para disfrutar con sus chiquitines.

      No registration required. First come, first served until capacity is reached. Nannies are welcomed to the storytime room to talk, sing, dance, read and play with their preschool children. Big books, board books, soft blocks, rattles, and puppets available for interactive and self-directed activities.

      Parents also welcome.

      Call 703-228-5710 for more information. Llame 703-228-5710 para más información.

       

    3. Tech Help–Central
      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

      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. English Conversation Class-Central
      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.