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Specials & Lectures

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”.

Arlington Human Rights Commission 2015 Program

Mental Illness in Employment & Housing: Overcoming Stigma

The Arlington County Human Rights Commission presents a panel discussion on Mental Illness in Employment & Housing: Overcoming Stigma.

Members of the Arlington County Board, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and local business leaders

Press Conf: 1776 to Expand into Crystal City

Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hynes and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the expansion of 1776 into Arlington VA.

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.

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.

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz tells the story of the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11 2001.

Arlington VA Sept. 11 2014

Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony – 2014

Memorial ceremony for the victims of the Sept. 11 2001 attack on the Pentagon.

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.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte reads from and discusses her book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Memories of Little Saigon

Memories of Little Saigon

Writer/historian Kimberly O’Connell shares her memories of Arlington’s Little Saigon neighborhood, formerly located in Clarendon.