HARPBEAT: CELTIC HARP & PERCUSSION DUO – SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 3:00 PM

HeartBeat is the collaborative creation of percussionist Fabio Pirozzolo and harpist Shelley Otis. Their music blends the soft sounds of the lever harp with the lively rhythms created by hand percussion. The Peruvian cajon, the African djembe and the Southern Italian tamburello find … Continued

DIANE IN GILDED SPLENDOR! – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 3:00 PM

Join Diane Taraz in the marble Reading Room, built in 1892 and decorated with gilded-age magnificence. This is a delightful setting for a wide-ranging concert of original songs, beloved classics and traditional material from England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canada, and this … Continued

RETHINKING PLASTIC RECYCLING – THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 7:00 PM

Changes in world recycling markets make the news, but what do we need to know in Arlington, specifically? Join our discussion with DPW recycling coordinator Charlotte Milan about the seemingly endless variety of plastics and how this packaging affects curbside recycling. What do the … Continued

MYSTIC QUARTET – SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020, 3:00-4:30 PM

The Mystic Quartet, an Arlington-based quartet, performs seasonally at the Belmont Farmers Market, and the Concord Winter Market. They will be debuting at the Arlington Public Library in January as part of the Friends’ Reading Room Music Series. The quartet is … Continued