Category Archives: Movies

Pet Peeves

This month we asked our librarians what some of their literary, narrative, and film related pet peeves are.  See what gets under our skin below! For reasons unknown to me, I can’t stand it when I have to read about … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together 2018 events round-up

We are excited to share a full list of events celebrating Wonder by R.J. Palacio, your 2018 community read! Arlington Reads Together events take place in March and there’s something for everyone, so keep scrolling (or download a printable ART2018 program)–and … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Favorite Things in 2017

We posted about our top e-books & e-audiobooks of 2017 earlier this week and that made us wonder…  What physical media was popular in Arlington?  How does it differ from the e-content?  Check out the results below! Adult Books: Hillbilly … Continue reading

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You Haven’t Read __________ Yet!?

Librarians tend to be avid consumers of books & other media, but we’re only human & can’t read (or watch) it all!  This month we asked our librarians “What are some books/movies/TV series/etc. that you (or other people) can’t believe … Continue reading

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Who Would You Like To Meet?

We asked our librarians for some characters or people from books, film, music, or games that they would like to meet in real life.  Here are the answers! There are so many characters I’d love to hang out with, it … Continue reading

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How To Survive A Plague – Double Feature

In October we’re reading & watching How To Survive A Plague! Join QBG in discussing the book How To Survive A Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France on Wednesday October 25th. “…the … Continue reading

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Staff Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

This month our librarians weigh in on their favorite media that are by Latinx & Hispanic creators or about Latinx & Hispanic characters! I loved season one of Jane the Virgin. Set in Miami and parodying the telenovela style, it … Continue reading

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TV Show/Movie Readalikes

Our librarians love watching TV shows & movies!  This month, we’re picking some of our favorites and sharing some books, shows, movies, etc. to help get you through those long stretches between seasons, or for when you’re craving more after … Continue reading

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Contemporary Queer Films

Looking for some good contemporary queer films to watch this Pride Month?  Look no further! Beginners “A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pride

In honor of Pride Month, our librarians share some of their favorite queer themed or authored books, movies, etc. The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg is a Scheherazade-esque tale of two women in love, Hero and Cherry, … Continue reading

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