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Line drawing of the Ball-Sellers house circa 1767 by artist Rudolph Wendelin.

Arlington’s Ball-Sellers House

The Arlington Historical Society hosts Martha Orth’s presentation, “A Love Affair with an Old House: The Ball-Sellers House Story”.

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on the Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor on the Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley

Dr. Alfred O. Taylor discusses his book, “Bridge Builders of Nauck/Green Valley: Past and Present”.

Author Talk: Del Quentin Wilber on Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

Author Talk: Del Quentin Wilber on Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

Author Del Quentin Wilber discusses his book, Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan

An image of the historic Broadview house in Arlington Va.

Arlington House History Workshop

Workshop on how to research the history of your house using a combination of online resources and the holdings of the Center for Local History at the Arlington Public Library.

Arlington Reads: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Arlington Reads: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke to a large crowd at the Arlington Public Library about her novel, “Americanah”.

Author Beau Phillips

Beau Phillips on “I Killed Pink Floyd’s Pig”

Author, former radio programmer and MTV Networks executive Beau Phillips discusses his book, “I Killed Pink Floyd’s Pig: Inside Stories of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll”.

Beth Macy, author

Author Talk: Beth Macy on “Factory Man”

Author Beth Macy reads from and discusses her book, “Factory Man”.

Dennis Brack discusses his book, Presidential Picture Stories

Author Talk: Dennis Brack and Presidential Picture Stories

White House press photographer Dennis Brack discusses his book, Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House.

Left to right: Duy Tran, Lloyd Wolf and Aleksandra Lagkueva

Arlington Historical Society: Lloyd Wolf and the Columbia Pike Documentary Project

Photographer Lloyd Wolf discusses and shows images from the Columbia Pike Documentary Project.

The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

The Heart of the Matter: How Arlington County Used Empathy to Redesign Community Services

How Arlington County used Design Thinking Principals to redesign community services.

Ann Patchett at the Arlington Public Library

Ann Patchett at the Arlington Public Library

Ann Patchett, author of The Magician’s Assistant, speaks about the novel and her career at the Arlington Public Library.

Around Arlington - October 20, 2014

Around Arlington – October 20, 2014

In this episode, we celebrated some new parks around town, gained insight at the third annual Women in Business Conference, danced our way into helping the library’s early literacy program, redefined marriage in the commonwealth with a ground breaking announcement and shared some tips on how to stay safe this Halloween, plus so much more.

Around Arlington - October 6, 2014

Around Arlington – October 6, 2014

In this episode, we’ll tell you about a new app that will help you around Arlington National Cemetery, when you can expect leaf collection to begin in your neighborhood and how to borrow gardening tools from the library. Also, nominations are being accepted for a major award in our community, and the police department wants to meet with the community to discuss what’s important to you.

Author/Journalist Elizabeth Drew

Elizabeth Drew at Arlington Public Library

Political reporter Elizabeth Drew discusses her reporting on Watergate at the Arlington Public Library.

Charlie Clark's Arlington County Chronicles

Charlie Clark’s Arlington County Chronicles

Author Charlie Clark reads from his book, Arlington County Chronicles.