Celebrating Family Literacy in November

Happy November! As the excitement and busy schedules of the holidays begins to build, it’s especially important to block off some time with your little one so you can both decompress and recharge. The Arlington Public Library is celebrating National Family Literacy throughout the month of November, and there are tons of great ways you can help build your child’s literacy […]

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Medieval Festival Delights Hundreds

More than 850 people celebrated the balmy early fall weather at the library’s 14th annual Medieval Arts Festival at the Levitt Pavilion on October 22. The afternoon event featured activities for all ages. More than 40 members of the Society for Creative Anachronism wore period costumes and shared expertise about life in the Middle Ages, while textiles and needlework, jewelry-making, calligraphy, soap-making, and […]

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[re]Brary Day to Bring Library Employees Together

“Coming together is beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford With seven branch locations across Arlington and 98 employees working together to bring materials, programs, and services to the community, there are many moving parts that come together to keep the Arlington Public Library running at full speed. In order to keep each of the […]

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Quarterly Volunteer Meeting is September 29!

The Arlington Public Library’s quarterly volunteer meeting will be held Thursday, September 29, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Southwest Branch. We will be sharing updates about the Capital Campaign and the new Downtown library, as well as information about some great new fall programs that we need volunteers for, including Southern Stitches Teen Sewing Club and Job Club. If you are a […]

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City’s Volunteer of the Month is Library’s Own!

The Arlington Public Library is thrilled to announce that Mallissa Daniels is the City of Arlington’s Volunteer of the Month for September 2016! Mallissa began volunteering for the library in 2014 after her youngest child began school. She said she needed something to do, and the Library was extremely fortunate to have her choose us! She has volunteered as a GED Tutor, […]

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