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:

Friends of the Arlington Library

Board of Directors 2018-2019

President – Kate Summers
Vice-President – Judith Kindell
Secretary – Kelly Fado
Treasurer – Martin Pippen
Aurora Hills – Sharon Meister
Central Library – Rob Hizon
Cherrydale – Nada Sulaiman
Columbia Pike – Kate Schweigart
Glen Carlyn – Laura Porter
Plaza Representative – Claire Christian
Shirlington – Judy Hijikata
Westover – Gineane Goldsmith


2018 Meetings

Nov. 5
Dec. 3
All board meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the Central Branch, 1015 N. Quincy St. Arlington, Va. 22201



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