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Vienna leaders much more upbeat on library/parking proposal

Satisfied with a host of design improvements added after a pre-summer presentation, the Vienna Town Council agreed unanimously Sept. 12 to continue moving ahead on a joint venture with Fairfax County to build a new Patrick Henry Library with...

Patrick Henry Library to host memoir-writing event

The Fairfax County library system has slated a memoir-writing workshop for Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library in Vienna. “Memoir-writing is a powerful way to explore and preserve your life stories and simultaneously gain...

Some Vienna leaders aghast at layout of library/parking proposal

It’s still only a rough, preliminary design, but some Vienna Town Council members at a June 13 work session were decidedly not happy with the mass, parking-garage height and street setbacks of the proposed new Patrick Henry Library. Council member...

Library program to train mental-health first-responders

Patrick Henry Library will be the setting for Mental Health First Aid, an eight-hour training course to provide support and initial help to those experiencing a crisis related to mental illness or drug abuse. The two-part series will run on...

Library program to focus on techniques to stop bleeding

ck Henry Library will offer the “Stop the Bleed” training course on Saturday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. The event, provided by the Fairfax County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), will provide the opportunity for participants to recognize life-threatening bleeding...

‘Stuff the Bus’ initiative comes to Vienna

A collection of food to support the Committee for Helping Others (CHO) will be part of the county-wide “Stuff the Bus” initiative on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In Vienna, donations can be dropped off at...

Vienna library/parking proposal takes another step forward

A planned Fairfax County/town of Vienna project to build a new Patrick Henry Library and a 209-space parking garage advanced further Jan. 24 when the Vienna Town Council unanimously approved $663,000 for design work. In addition to a new, larger...

Crime-prevention workshop on horizon

Crime-prevention specialists with the Fairfax County Police Department will host a “Refuse to Be a Victim” crime-prevention seminar on Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library in Vienna. “In just two hours, you will learn...

Novelist to discuss, sign political-history work

Author Bill Lewers will discuss his new novel – “Eighteen Days in New York,” the story of the 1924 Democratic convention and its deadlock that resulted in a record 103 ballots before nominating a presidential candidate – on Tuesday,...

Banned person again asked to leave library in Vienna

An employee at Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave., E., on July 8 at 12:27 p.m. requested that Vienna police assist with a person who had previously been banned from the library. Police advised the person she was not allowed...
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