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Thank you for your purchase!

Your email from PayPal serves as confirmation of your payment to the Friends of Arlington Public Library, and also serves as your ticket to the ball. You do not have to bring this ticket with you, as there will be a list with your name on it at the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

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A Fancy Dress and Literary-Themed Social Event for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.

This year’s theme is Fairy Tales: Darkly Ever After

The Ball will be held Thursday, March 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Clarendon Ballroom.

The 2018 Lit Up Ball will feature:

  • Prizes awarded for the best fairy tale inspired attire (costumes are optional)
  • Live music from Tongue in Cheek Jazz Band
  • Light appetizers and dessert
  • Drinks available for purchase with cash or credit.
  • This event is for ages 18+ only.

The Lit Up Ball was created in 2013 to raise money for the Library’s Early Literacy initiatives, and to raise community awareness of Library programs.