Welcome back, Columbia Pike Library!

Join us for the grand opening and celebration of the newly renovated Columbia Pike Library.

Join members of the County Board and Library Director Diane Kresh in the ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by family-friendly events, music and light refreshments, and a tour of the transformed Library Branch.

Columbia Pike’s updated hours and opening service availability will be published on the Library website after July 1.

Program Schedule: 

  • 4:00 p.m. - Magical performance by basketball star Spinny Johnson, known for his upbeat trick shot artistry.
  • 4:45 p.m.-  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the members of the County Board and Library Director Diane Kresh.
  • 5:00 p.m. - Dance to the music of Arlington’s The Sunshine Gang, a classic rock inspired band certain to help kick off your summer! 

Festivities include: 

  • Free books and giveaways from the Library book mobile, The Truck. 
  • Light refreshments from Good Company (free, while supplies last). 

RSVP for an event reminder. The event is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Arlington Public Library.


Thursday, July 8, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbia Pike Library
Good for Adults Age 55+ Good for Families Good for Parents
Fun and Games The Truck
Arlington Public Library
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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