Hearing Loops: New Downtown Library to feature Assistive Listening Technology

On April 25, the Arlington City Council approved the addition of hearing loops to the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. This assistive listening technology broadcasts sound directly into modern hearing aids, allowing patrons with hearing loss to wirelessly and automatically participate in Library programming. Hearing loops magnetically transfer microphone sound signals to hearing aids and cochlear implants that contain […]

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Courtyard Celebration Showcases the Diversity of East Arlington

Where can you see a fire-breathing dragon, hear music from horns over 10 feet long, and enjoy a snack while you’re watching? Come to the Courtyard Celebration at the East Arlington Branch of the Arlington Public Library on May 13 to experience this and more. “This will be an evening of long horns, mariachi, lions dancing, stepping, song and dance,” […]

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Updated Fiction for Adults includes Beren and Luthien

Beren and Luthien, a new J.R.R. Tolkien story, is among the brand-new fiction books for adults on their way to our branches! Christopher Tolkien has edited his father’s work to present the changes made to this love story as Middle-earth evolved. You can reserve this, plus these other new titles, by heading to our catalog and placing a hold on whatever looks interesting. […]

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Celebrating Children and Books at Día’s 20th Anniversary

As Arlington’s population continues to become more diverse, the Arlington Public Library will join hundreds of libraries in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros (Children’s Day/Book Day). The library will showcase a variety of multicultural programs and services for children and families on Saturday, April 29 from 1-4 p.m. at UTA’s Maverick Activity […]

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Brad Cecil and Associates Breaking Barriers with the new Downtown Library

Brad and Sue Cecil of Brad Cecil and Associates are breaking down barriers in Arlington through their support of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The fundraising consulting firm has donated $25,000 towards the new building, which is scheduled to open to the public in summer of 2018. The Cecils have been Arlington residents since 1991. After raising children […]

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A Library is Brewing at Legal Draft Beer Company

A Library is Brewing! Join the craft brew revolution with Legal Draft Beer Company at this fundraiser for the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library on Sunday, April 23 from noon to 6 p.m. The afternoon features great drinks including root beer, live music, arts and crafts, and games for the whole family. Greg McCarthy and Curt Taylor of Legal Draft […]

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New Fiction Arriving Soon

We’ve ordered a fresh batch of new books for adults! See the new fiction on its way. You can reserve them now by heading to our catalog and placing a hold on them. Happy reserving! Search the Catalog Allan, Barbara. Antiques Frame. Kensington Publishing Corporation, 20170425. Ball, Bethany. What to Do about the Solomons. Atlantic Monthly Press, 20170404. Banks, Lucy. The […]

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