Shirlington Library Grand Opening

No plans for Sunday? Drop by the grand opening festivities at the new Shirlington public library. The new library is at 2800 Stafford Street in Arlington and will have a whole host of events tomorrow, including:

  • Origami storytelling and hands-on demonstration
  • Traditional Japanese music and dance
  • Talks by the buildings architect and the mosaic artist who created the plaza fountain

The festivities kick off at noon with a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the building and the library opens to the public at 1:00. Come celebrate reading and education at this new 15,000 square-foot facility.

This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs

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