Teen Time

For all teens and tweens looking for something fun to do after school and in the evenings, check out our TeenTime programs. We feature a weekly program at each of our libraries, in addition to various Gaming Nights and other special events planned just for you. Help shape teen programs by joing the Teen Advisory Group, or just come along for the fun.

What's going on this week? Event details here , or email the...

Barnes & Noble Bookfair for Arlington Public Library Foundation

Help support the library while you shop!

Join us at the Barnes & Noble Bookfair on December 2. This event will benefit the Arlington Public Library's 2016 Summer Reading Club!

Print this event and show it to the cashier at checkout. A percentage of your purchase amount will be donated to the Arlington Public Library Foundation in support of the Arlington Public Library!

Can't attend the bookfair? Visit bn.com/bookfairs online from 12/2/15 to 12/7/15 and enter...

Homeschool Art Club

Come learn about an artist, their techniques and participate in a hands on art project. Open to all school age children. All supplies provided. Space is limited and registration is required, registration opens two weeks prior to the program.

Please register here on morelibrary.org and write the names of the children that will be attending in the "comment" section.


November: Camille Pissarro & Harvest

Enjoy the fall. Learn about one-point perspective with Camille Pissarro and explore his harvest paintings.

Creative Colors for Teens

Are you stressed or just need some time to relax? If so, come join us for Creative Colors for Teens. Feel free to come for the whole time, or just stop in for 20 minutes. Programs are 2 hours and are come and go. All materials will be provided.

MPL 101

Come join us for an informal class on using the library. Learn how to look up books, find them on the shelves, check out, request items from other branches and discover all the library has to offer.

10am: Kids & Parents

11am: Adults

How To Festival

Join us for an afternoon of fun, short, introductory classes for all ages. Classes will be no longer than 45 minutes.

2:00 p.m.

How to Make a Container Garden – Presented by Calloway’s Nursery

How to Cross Stitch

How to Paper Mache

How to Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

How to Make the Most of morelibrary.org and Other Online Resources

How to Find the Passion for Small Business - Presented by Collette Portis, Destined Designs

3:00 p.m.

How to Code

How to Eat Right: The Skinny on Fat – Presented by Essentials for...

November Japan Day

Inspired by the popular long-running British/American improv show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, come to this month’s Japan Day to play some improv-based games with an anime twist! We’re calling it, Whose Line Is It? Anime! Prepare for some ice breakers and fun games to get you out of your seat and comfort-zone! Improv +Cosplay = double the fun, so be sure to dress up!

The anime this month is Eureka Seven!


FAFSA Prep Workshop

High school seniors and returning college students may qualify for financial assistance to pay for college next year. The first step to receiving aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

This workshop is designed to help students and parents complete the FAFSA and provide information about deadlines, documents needed and common mistakes to avoid.

Presented by inspirE D

Registration will open two...

NOON Year's Eve Party

Why wait for midnight? Arlington Public Library is ringing in the NOON year!

Practice your poses, put on those dancin’ shoes, and get ready to party like it’s 2016!

Listen to stories Create a party noisemaker Jam to music Pose at the photo booth Festivities and a very special Countdown to NOON will take place simultaneously at all participating party locations! Library Branches East Arlington Branch Library Lake Arlington Library Literacy House Northeast Branch Library Southeast Branch...

Teen Volunteer Corps (TVC) Meeting

Are you in 7th - 12th grade and want to earn community service credits during this school year? If so, the Arlington Public Library’s Teen Volunteer Corps (TVC) is perfect for you!

The TVC is a group of teens that collaborate with staff in planning library programs and projects to help the library. TVC teens also can lend their artsy talents to their local library branch by creating eye-catching displays and by tidying the library's space. Contribute something unique and lend a hand at your local library by joining the library's Teen Volunteer Corp today!...


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