2018 Arlington Reads: Habitats for Inhumanity
Mar. 22, 2018
The 2018 Arlington Reads series features an investigative journalist, a Princeton sociologist turned urban ethnographer and a leading authority on housing policy — each telling stories of people’s hopes, dreams and losses in the imminent face of eviction, segregation and inhumane living conditions.
New Digital Exhibition: Women’s Work
Mar. 19, 2018
Arlington Public Library launches a new online exhibition of Arlington women and their achievements, which is culled from the Center for Local History's Community Archives containing many collections pertaining to women’s history and consequently the history of Arlington County.
Central Library Receives Major Upgrades
Oct. 21, 2017
Renovations are set to begin in the fall of 2017 and will last up to 12 months. Design features include new meeting rooms, a multi-purpose maker lab and updated ‘Tech-Central’ area.
New Digital Collection to Celebrate Arlington Women and their Achievements
Oct. 20, 2017
Arlington Public Library will launch a new digital collection of Arlington women and their achievements in March 2018.
Lawrence Block - Grand Master of Noir
Sept. 19, 2017
Why Fiction Matters: Arlington Public Library presents world–renowned and bestselling crime writer Lawrence Block on October 18 as part of its signature program Arlington Reads.
Press Release Archive
Take a Stand for Books (9-6-2017)
VACo Honors Arlington’s Pioneering Energy Lending Library Program (8-2-2017)
Crystal City Pop-up Branch Library to Stay Open Into 2018 (7-27-2017)
New App Puts Library at Your Fingertips (4-18-2017)
Why Fiction Matters: Two Pulitzer-Prize Winning Authors on the Truth-Telling Power of Literature (3-28-2017)
Arlington Public Library features exhibition "No Home To Go To” (2-13-2017)
Arlington Public Library Launches Project DAPS (2-2-2017 )
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