Shirlington library book dating
When noted Irish-Australian journalist and author Paul Mc Geough wanted to propose to his girlfriend, he decided to do so in the place where they first met — the Shirlington library.
Mc Geough met now-fiance Nadia Itraish at the library 18 months ago, during the author talk for his book .
“Men and women young and old exchanged phone numbers, e-mail addresses and book recommendations.” The Shirlington event was modeled after one from Fargo, N. When book dating came to Fairfax County in 2013, it was “a huge hit,” said Kavich.
“We had more than 50 people and a good mix of men and women, different ages, ethnicities, etc.,” he told me in an email.
Everyone is talking about books they’ve read, books they’re reading, and books they’d like to read.
No questionnaire, no profile, and no photo(shop) required.
But the library “provides a disclaimer in our advertising so people wouldn’t expect an even ratio of men and women.” He said that after Tysons-Pimmit’s first Book Dating event, Reston Regional Library held one too, and other county libraries are planning their own.
Fairfax County Public Library spokeswoman Mary Mulrenan said that she’s not aware of any romantic relationships that got their start at Book Dating, but “there was a book club that some people formed.” Book Dating runs from to p.m. I asked Mulrenan if there would be romantic decor, mood lighting, candles, or Barry White music. But there will be light refreshments and mingling after the main event.
Participants will be divided into two groups: people who are 20 to 34 and people who are 35 and up.When you arrive at the event, you’ll receive a temporary email address and a literary alias for the evening (it's up to you whether you'd like to give your real name to anyone during the event).The land rises toward Fairlington in the south and Nauck in the north.It is mostly middle-class residential, but like most of Arlington County has been experiencing an economic renaissance and is now home to many upscale dwellings and retail and service establishments that also serve the nearby Fairlington, Parkfairfax, Nauck and Long Branch Creek areas.Shirlington lies in the valley of Four Mile Run, a tributary of the Potomac River.
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Kavich said that he modeled the event after a similar one in Shirlington.