Friends of the Arlington Public Library

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About the Friends


The purpose of The Friends is to encourage and assist the Arlington County Public Library in providing the highest quality possible library services and collections to the patrons of The Library and to generally promote and encourage public library systems.


Some of the Library services supported by the Friends:

Board Members

Board of Directors 2018

President – Kate Summers

Vice-President – Linda Goldberg

Secretary – Kelly Fado

Treasurer – Martin Pippen

Aurora Hills – Sharon Meister

Central Library – Eva Griffeth

Cherrydale – Nada Sulaiman

Columbia Pike – Mike Beglinger

Glen Carlyn – Kate Schweigart

Plaza Representative – David Evans

Shirlington – Judith Kindell

Westover – Gineane Goldsmith


2016 Meetings

Aug. 22
Sept. 12
Oct. 3
Nov. 14
Dec. 12
All board meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the Central Branch, 1015 N. Quincy St. Arlington, Va. 22201



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