A Fancy Dress and Literary-Themed Social Event for Adults

Presented by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.


This year’s theme is Books and Bygones: A Lavish Night at the Library

The Lit Up Ball will feature:

  • Prizes awarded for best Art Deco and bygone era fashions
  • Live music
  • Raffle baskets
  • Scavenger hunt and prizes
  • Light appetizers and dessert
  • Drinks available for purchase with cash or credit

This event is for ages 18+ only.


The Lit Up Ball is Now Sold Out.

  • Tickets: $35 each.


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The Lit Up Ball was created in 2013 to raise community awareness of Library programs. The Friends of the Arlington Public Library is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and assisting the Library in providing high quality services and collections.


Friday, March 22, 2019
8:00pm - 11:00pm
Shirlington Library
Events for Adults Good for Adults Age 55+
Fun and Games Music Registration
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About Our Events

Accommodations in the Library

Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us