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 – Judith Kindell

Secretary – Kelly Fado

Treasurer – Martin Pippen

Aurora Hills – Sharon Meister

Central Library – Kate Schweigart

Cherrydale – Nada Sulaiman

Columbia Pike – open

Glen Carlyn – Laura Porter

Plaza Representative – Claire Christian

Shirlington – open


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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