Discover Your Story: Get Ready for Summer Reading Club

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, Discover Your Story, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore the world around them—both with stories and books, and through live events throughout Arlington. Participate online, or join the […]

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Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

Volunteer opportunities are now available for the move into the new Downtown Library! The Arlington Public Library is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help unpack and shelve books between May 17 and 27. Click here to see available shifts and to sign up online. Together with Library staff, volunteers will help move the collection into the new Downtown Library. The […]

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Whole Foods Community Giving Day to Support Arlington Public Library

On Thursday, April 19, Arlington shoppers can stock up on groceries and support their Library at the same time, thanks to Whole Foods Community Giving Day. Five percent of net sales at the Whole Foods Market in north Arlington will benefit the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library, the Library’s non-profit fundraising group. The Library has participated in […]

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Capital Campaign for the Downtown Library is Nearing Completion at 90% Funded

The capital campaign for the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library is nearing completion, with $7,214,032 of the $8,000,000 goal raised to date. Only $758,968 remains in order to fully fund and equip the new, state-of-the-art library. The Downtown Library is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, June 16. The Downtown Library is a public-private partnership between the City […]

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Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to create Sustainable Chapter for Downtown Library

Bibliophiles and bookworms will soon be able to browse and check out sustainable features and materials at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in Arlington, thanks to a partnership between the City and Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. Due to open in June, the brand-new three-story facility will feature stacks of sustainably-minded projects funded by the Sun Club’s $400,000 donation, […]

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Spring Book and Author Luncheon set for April 19, 2018

Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library for the Spring Book and Author Luncheon. This semiannual fundraiser, which will be taking place Thursday, April 19 at the Shady Valley Country Club, gives attendees the chance to meet local authors Roger Broom and Joe Wilkins. Tickets are required to attend and are available to purchase online. As always, all Luncheon […]

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Celebrate diversity and literacy at El Día in the Courtyard

Ballet Folklorico Dancers

Join us for a fun-filled event celebrating diversity and literacy on Saturday, April 7 at the East Arlington Branch! El Día in the Courtyard celebrates the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Come by the East Arlington Branch Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for storytimes in different languages, performers, musicians, crafts, and more! Performers this […]

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Arlington Reads Adult Education Classes Open For Summer

Arlington Reads has opened registration for summer adult education classes. Work towards earning a GED or other high school equivalency diploma with classes starting on June 18. English learners can improve their English skills at ESL classes, beginning May 21. These classes are free but spaces are limited. Read more about each class below, then register to save a spot. […]

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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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