For all Ages: Splash into Summer Reading 2022!

Start the morning participating in a community clean-up event. Visit the Potomac Conservancy site to register.

Then, take the plunge at Central Library for our kickoff event; we'll have lots of activities including:

  • Storytimes plus Q&As featuring Arlington children's book authors:
    • 1:00 p.m.: Camille and Kennedy Watkin, authors of "My Best Friend, Grandpa"
    • 1:30 p.m.: Nadia and Arrington Conyers, authors of "From Lee Highway to Langston Boulevard"
  • Children's craft activity
  • Scavenger hunt activities with EcoAction Arlington
  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm: Kona Ice Truck will offer free snow cones!

RSVP for an event reminder email.

For our current policies on masking please see our Library Operations Update

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Dive into Summer Reading! For each person that completes the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, the Friends of the Arlington Public Library will donate $1 to support Potomac Conservancy.  Summer Reading is made possible through the support of the Friends of Arlington Public Library. Visit the Library event calendar to see all of our summer reading programs.

Saturday, June 4, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Central Library
Events for All Ages Good for Families
Fun and Games Maker > Arts and Crafts Storytime Workshop
Arlington Public Library

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