Sneak Peek at the new Sustainability Shop

Arlington Public Library is committed to sustainability, and our new Sustainability Shop was developed with that thought in mind. The Sustainability Shop, an eco-friendly shop in the new Downtown Library’s lobby, will be loaded with eco-friendly gifts and products useful at the library. Through the Sustainability Shop, we hope to be an example of reducing environmental impact in meaningful ways. […]

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Arlington Public Library Hosted 4th GEAR Robotics Competition

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, 37 teams from around North Texas gather to compete in the Arlington Library hosted GEAR Robotics Competition. GEAR stands for Get Excited About Robotics and is a non-profit organization aimed at getting elementary and middle school students interesting in robotics. The Arlington Public Library has hosted the competition for the last four years. This year […]

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Library Staff Awarded the 2018 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

The Arlington Public Library’s Librarian Morgan Brickey and Program Specialist Yuliana Aceves were awarded 2018 Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award for Best Literature Program for Teens by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The award is sponsored by the Margaret A. Edwards Trust. Our Creative Writing for Young Adults program is […]

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Celebration and Early Access for the Opening of the New Downtown Library

Join us on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm for the Dreams Do Come True Celebration for the opening of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Enjoy an evening of early access to the 80,000 sq. ft. Downtown Library, demonstrations by Library Staff, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music, drinks, desserts and more. Tickets to the event are $75 […]

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Jerry Hunt Collection at the Friends and Foundation Spring Book Sale

Opening Wednesday, March 21, the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library semi-annual book sale is presenting a large collection of signed and first edition Texan material donated by the late Arlington Collector Jerry Hunt. This collection contains the works of famed Texas writers such as Capps, Jenkins, Kelton, and McMurtry and will be the highlight the Spring Book […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Louisiana Style Cooking

It is Mardi Gras time on Tuesday, February 13, 2018! To help bring a little New Orleans and Louisiana Style cooking to your celebration click on the titles below or search our catalog for these and other fun cookbook and recipe ideas!         The celebrity chef presents recipes adapted from his New Orleans restaurant for Creole-style cocktails, […]

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