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December 26, 2020
The celebration of Kwanzaa is from December 26th through January 1st every year. The holiday is not a religious holiday nor is it in competition to replace Christmas. As a holiday it is a fairly new holiday established in 1966 by Maulana Kerenga, ...
December 23, 2020
The way Christmas is celebrated in the United States of America in the current time has its roots in ancient Rome. Although historically there were many winter and December holidays and pagan celebrations, the December 25th date comes from when th...
December 8, 2020
The word Hanukkah in Hebrew is translated into the word dedication. This is a Jewish winter holiday called the festival of lights. The holiday lasts eight days and is celebrated nightly with the lighting of the menorah, special prayers, and specia...
December 4, 2020
The holidays are right around the corner and though they will look a lot different this year the Arlington Public Library continues to offer residents services and programs to make the best out of this festive season.
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December 3, 2020
After careful deliberation, the Arlington Public Library's Juneteenth Community Archive Project team has decided to move forward with item collection as a virtual activity. We will provide the ability to submit items in a contactless way in order ...
December 2, 2020
The Arlington Public Library’s ‘Art is for Everyone’ series continues with Amy Stephens. In December, Amy will be teaching the community how to make sculptures, accessories, and more through a variety of free virtual and in-person classes. Classes...
November 20, 2020
We are now accepting applications for our 'Art is For Everyone' Spring program. Applications must be submitted by December 20, 2020.
We're looking for artists to work in residence, provide classes, and display pieces in an exhibition. Cla...
November 20, 2020
It’s time for Made in a Mug again! Made In A Mug is a series of videos teaching teens how to make mug recipes. Mug recipes are great since they are simple and make just enough for one person. The mug recipe highlighted for November is pumpkin pie,...
November 18, 2020
The Arlington Public Library’s Makerspace is back in full swing! The Makerspace will be having festive classes for the upcoming holiday season. Are you interested in learning how to create winter decorations using the Cricut machine or learn...
November 11, 2020
The Arlington Public Library invites you to a month-long celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance celebrates the blossoming of African American culture within the Harlem neighborhood in New York City b...