Serving more than 1.5 million people a year, Arlington Public Library holds more than 600,000 items, from books, audiobooks, eBooks, and DVDs, to digital photo collections, genealogy resources, and grant funded kits for parents and teachers.
How Old and New World Vultures Differ
Old World and New World Vultures are not closely related. Learn some of the ways they differ, with photos and sound bites.
Why You May Be Seeing Stacks Of Books All Over NYC
“The people who’ve taken part in the project are now connected to me in this weird [but good] way."
10 Comics to Get on Free Comic Book Day
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
What school librarians wish parents knew
School libraries are a sanctuary and safe place for many children. Here Sarah Forster, co-creator of the amazing children's literature website The Sapling, lists the things all parents should know about school librarians. I spent a LOT of time in school libraries as a kid. Remember the index card
Find out what your ZIP code says about you with this creepily accurate website
A website spotted by Reddit seeks to show people what ZIP codes say about the demographics, culture, and lifestyle in one's area.
2019 Suspense Night
One of the library’s most popular annual events, Suspense Night brings together popular mystery writers from across the country for an evening of readings and a panel discussion on the craft of suspense writing. The theme for the 2019 Suspense Night will be crime fiction for movies and television. Reed Farrel Coleman
The 10 Most Haunted Libraries In America
This Halloween, check out a book at one of these ten literary haunts.
Harry Potter Movie Marathon (December 2018)
Accio, movie viewers! The Vortex will be showing all eight original Harry Potter movies from Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28 for teens in grades 6 through 12. We’ll start the movies at 12:30 p.m. each day and watch until we’ve seen them all! The approximate schedule will be as follows: Wednesday, December 26: 3 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 5:45 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Thursday, December 27: 3:15 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 5:30 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Friday, December 28: 3 p.m.: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 We will also have Potterverse trivia (with small prizes), coloring pages and light refreshments. Don’t miss the fun!
The 20 Best Places to Eat Pizza Right Now
If you’re not a pizza snob now, you will be by the time you finish reading this.