Medieval Thoughts


Feeling Medieval?  Do you want to go back in time and be a knight in shining armor? The Library has just what you need! First explore the book, Knights in History and Legend by Constance Brittain Bouchard. Discover how to become a knight, rules of chivalry, what the armor was like, and how many horses you needed to have. You will […]

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New Theme-Based Sticker: Islamic Holidays


Due to patron requests and the growth of our previous collection size, a new theme-based picture book sticker has been developed for our Celebrations category. The new section will be for all Islamic Holidays, including Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. Below is a sample of the new spine label, depicting a mosque. When the adjusted books are returned to the branches, […]

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Quarterly Volunteer Meeting is September 29!


The Arlington Public Library’s quarterly volunteer meeting will be held Thursday, September 29, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Southwest Branch. We will be sharing updates about the Capital Campaign and the new Downtown library, as well as information about some great new fall programs that we need volunteers for, including Southern Stitches Teen Sewing Club and Job Club. If you are a […]

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City’s Volunteer of the Month is Library’s Own!


The Arlington Public Library is thrilled to announce that Mallissa Daniels is the City of Arlington’s Volunteer of the Month for September 2016! Mallissa began volunteering for the library in 2014 after her youngest child began school. She said she needed something to do, and the Library was extremely fortunate to have her choose us! She has volunteered as a GED Tutor, […]

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Friends of the Arlington Public Library Fall Book Sale Starts Next Week


Clear off those bookshelves, it’s time once again for the Friends of the Arlington Public Library Fall Book Sale!Featuring more than 60,000 items in fiction, nonfiction, children’s, DVDs, CDs, and books on tape, the Friends Fall Book Sale at Meadowbrook Recreation Center has something for everyone. Blue Book Specials on Saturday feature different deals throughout the day, and Sunday afternoon from 5:15 […]

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Zinio for Libraries


Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest digital library magazine newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines. Browse our collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Online reading: Instantly read all current and backlist magazines on desktop and mobile browsers. Mobile apps: Download and read magazines on 95% […]

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Power Up with Events for Young Entrepreneurs

Join us today for Power Up at Your Library Day! The Arlington Public Library strives to power your ideas, your knowledge, and your life. We offer a variety of technology and computer classes for all ages. We have eBooks and online resources. We offer adult learning programs. This September, we’re also featuring classes for enterprising youth. Young Entrepreneurs Club meets […]

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