Medieval Arts Festival brings Middle Ages to Life

This fall, Downtown Arlington will be treated to the sights and sounds of a medieval tournament during the Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts Festival. Swords will ring and sunlight flash on the elaborate costumes of lords and ladies as history comes alive for an afternoon. This free event has something for the whole family to learn and enjoy, from storytelling […]

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[re]Brary Day provides Staff Development on November 10

Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, November 10 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day. With a team of over 100 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at service desks, and more throughout the City of Arlington, it’s important that Library staff keep growing, exploring, and learning! On [re]Brary Day, staff […]

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We’re Upgrading our Software for Better Service

The Library’s online catalog will be more mobile-friendly soon after a planned software upgrade scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Regular software updates help us provide the best resources and services to Arlington residents. Although a few Library services will be unavailable during the upgrade, most of our resources will remain available all day long. You’ll see these improvements after […]

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Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory teaches Girl’s Hair Basics for Men

Calling all dads, grandfathers, uncles, older brothers, and other men taking care of children: can you take care of your girls’ hair? For men whose only styling experience is on their own head, grooming a daughter’s hair can be a new challenge. Get confident with hands-on practice at our free Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory workshop. Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory was founded by […]

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Celebrate Energy Action Month with a New Showerhead

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are celebrating National Energy Action Month during October by providing WaterSense-labeled showerheads to residents wanting to make the switch to a more water efficient shower. Showering accounts for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use, or about 30 gallons of water per household, per day. During October, which is also the […]

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Genealogy Lock-In offers Streaming Workshops All Day

Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 20 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Celebrate Family History Month as the Library remotely joins the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library for their live videos of expert presentations. Video of remote experts will be […]

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A Spooky Evening with Author Rachel Caine

Average housewife Gina Royal’s life was unremarkably happy, until the day a car accident revealed her husband’s secret life as a serial killer. With her husband in jail, a horde of online conspiracy theorists on her trail, and her two traumatized sons having a hard time adapting, Gina transforms. As Gwen Proctor, a hardened single mother licensed to carry a […]

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Writing Programs throughout October

Kick off a creative fall with writing programs throughout the month of October. Whether you’re getting ready for National Novel Writing Month in November, have been talking about writing your memoir for ages, or just want to express yourself in a new way, we have a free writing class for you. Explore the following options. Teen Authors Creative Writing Workshop […]

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease supports Individuals and Families

While everyone’s story is unique, we have all heard or experienced firsthand some of the challenges that dementia or Alzheimer’s can have on a family. Whether you have received the diagnosis or are a caregiver, learn what you need to know to live your best life at Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association of North Texas presents this free workshop. […]

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