Love Your Library: Donate Books!

This Valentine’s Day, Love Your Library with book donations! As we get closer to opening the new Downtown Library, we don’t want flowers or candy. The Valentine’s gift we really want is books for our new collection. We’ve made Amazon wish lists for special items we’d love to share with the Arlington community. If you’d like to enhance the collection […]

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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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Downtown Library and City Council Chamber/Community Room Nearing Completion

After nearly 17 months of construction, two major projects that will transform the face of Downtown Arlington are nearing completion. The Downtown Library, which sits on land previously used as the public parking lot for City Hall, is on target to complete construction in February. Installation of the furniture, fixtures, and equipment is scheduled to take place during the spring. […]

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Volunteer for Fines Program now Offered Year Round

Do you have fines on your library account? Volunteer to work off these charges! Our volunteer fine forgiveness program is now a permanent option. Arlington Public Library card holders can volunteer at any library location to have $8.00 per hour waived from their account. Keep reading to learn more. Who can participate? Any Arlington Library Card account holder can take […]

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Black History Month Festival Celebrates Community in Arlington and Beyond

For the past eight years the Black History Month Festival has highlighted contributions of the African American community in Arlington and beyond. This year’s festival will be at the Southeast Branch Library on Sunday, February 25, from 2-6 p.m. In addition to performances from local arts groups, displays, and award-winning readings, join us for an in-depth discussion on William Sydney […]

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Connect Personally with our New Phone Options

Beginning this Thursday, you’ll have some new options when you call the Arlington Public Library. We’ve updated InfoLive, our automated phone system, based on patron feedback. Please listen carefully to your choices when you call on or after Thursday, as the options will be changing then. Our phone number, (817) 459-6900, is not changing. The new options will offer all […]

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Discover Your Story: Downtown Library Grand Opening set for June

The Arlington Public Library is excited to announce Discover Your Story, the grand opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this June. The beeps and bangs of construction are still ringing across the construction site tucked behind City Hall, but the project’s completion is in sight. The 70,000 square-foot, state of the art building will open with a ribbon […]

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Design Chosen for Future East Arlington Recreation Center and Library Project

The City of Arlington is proud to announce the selection of a design for the future East Arlington Recreation Center and East Arlington Branch Library. The project, which is a collaborative effort between the Parks and Recreation, Libraries, and Public Works and Transportation Departments, is the first of its kind in Arlington and will replace the existing Hugh Smith Recreation […]

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