Both Central Library and the Shirlington Branch Library will stay open tonight (Sunday) until 11:00 p.m.
During this weekend’s power outage / heat wave, Arlingtonians have flocked to the Library:
By 2:30 p.m. Sunday, over 600 people were perched on practically every available service at the Central Library. They were reading and studying, charging cell phones and computers, using the WiFi and checking in with distant loved ones. Even the Virginia Room and the Auditorium were drafted into service.
The Arlington County Fire Department helped out by creating a temporary spray park in Quincy Park for both kids and their adults:
What ever you do this week, try to stay cool, drink lots of water and be safe.