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Library head thanks supporters for sticking with the system

Arlington’s library director used a Juneteenth event to thank patrons for sticking with the county libraries through the COVID shutdown and the subsequent resumption of service. “The pandemic years were not kind – frustrating and disappointing and very sad,” Diane...

Q&A: Arlington library system seeks to rebuild in COVID era

From staffing shortfalls to a long shutdown in the COVID era, the Arlington library system is facing challenges to return to something resembling a semblance of pre-pandemic normalcy. The Sun Gazette recently queried library director Diane Kresh about efforts that...

Editor’s Notebook: Whippin’ out the veto pen

Remember the old truism: The penis mightier than the sword. Nope, that's not right. Should be "the pen is mightier than the sword." Oh, if there were only copy editors left in the news biz! But anyway. Freshman Gov. Youngkin whipped...

Library usage way down: ‘We’ve got to bring them back’

If you think families abandoned Arlington’s public schools in droves during the pandemic, that dropoff was nothing compared to the abandonment of the Arlington library system. Having permitted the system shut down for what critics called an egregious amount of...
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Q&A: Creative team details new work focused on women’s struggles

Theatre on the Run in Arlington from Oct. 14-23 will host “Unprotected,” a modern-day drama about the struggles women...
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