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Lit Up Ball to be held Oct. 18

Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8-11 p.m. at the Artisphere.Screen shot 2014-07-15 at 5.55.13 PM

The Friends of the Arlington Public Library present the second annual Lit Up Ball, a literary-themed social event created to raise money for the Library’s Early Literacy initiatives.

This year’s theme is Ian Flemings’s “James Bond: From Russia with Love. “As before, the best 1950s spy themed attire will be rewarded.

Stay tuned for news on this summer’s “Undercover Arlington Puzzle” – you could win a pair of free tickets to the 2014 Lit Up Ball!

All proceeds from the Lit Up Ball go to support 1000 Books Before Kindergarten.

Buy your tickets online for the 2014 Lit Up Ball today!

Online tickets sales will close on October 17th, 2014. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $35.


Arlington Reads Extra Author Event: Ann Patchett in Person on the Writing Life

Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett

Novelist, non-fiction writer, PEN/Faulkner Award and Guggenheim Fellowship winner Ann Patchett visits the Arlington Public Library’s Central branch auditorium on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. to discuss the writing life and how she has created such a remarkable body of work.

She’ll discuss the writing life and her rich, poignant array of works. Patchett’s career stretches from undergrad publication in the Paris Review and a lengthy stint at Seventeen magazine to a Guggenheim Fellowship and the PEN/Faulkner Award. (more…)

Board Meetings

Next Meeting:

Monday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.

Location: Central Branch, 1015 N. Quincy St. Arlington, Va. 22201

Complete 2014-15 Meetings Schedule


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