What’s the new OverDrive?

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What’s the new OverDrive, and what features does it have? The new OverDrive is a completely refreshed website and app experience that makes your digital library faster and easier to use than ever before. What’s changed? The new OverDrive is a faster, easier digital library experience. Enhancements include: Better Browsing Simple availibility banners: Titles now have easy-to-understand availability banners, as well […]

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Vote

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“Always inform yourself; always do the best you can; always vote.” –Walt Whitman Election Day is November 8. For your information, we have three libraries this year that are polling locations – Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest Branches. Information including voter lookup, sample ballots, and voting locations can be found at Tarrant County’s website. Here is a list of the acceptable […]

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Celebrating Family Literacy in November

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Happy November! As the excitement and busy schedules of the holidays begins to build, it’s especially important to block off some time with your little one so you can both decompress and recharge. The Arlington Public Library is celebrating National Family Literacy throughout the month of November, and there are tons of great ways you can help build your child’s literacy […]

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Medieval Festival Delights Hundreds

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More than 850 people celebrated the balmy early fall weather at the library’s 14th annual Medieval Arts Festival at the Levitt Pavilion on October 22. The afternoon event featured activities for all ages. More than 40 members of the Society for Creative Anachronism wore period costumes and shared expertise about life in the Middle Ages, while textiles and needlework, jewelry-making, calligraphy, soap-making, and […]

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Early voting started Monday, Oct. 24

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Early voting started today in Texas. There are several Arlington locations where you can vote early, including the Tarrant County Courthouse on Abram, TCC Southeast, and the South Service Center. For a complete list of places in Tarrant County to vote, head to TarrantCounty.com. Early Voting Times (Votación Temprana) October (octubre) 24 – 28 Monday – Friday (lunes – viernes) 8 a.m. […]

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[re]Brary Day to Bring Library Employees Together

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“Coming together is beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford With seven branch locations across Arlington and 98 employees working together to bring materials, programs, and services to the community, there are many moving parts that come together to keep the Arlington Public Library running at full speed. In order to keep each of the […]

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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Dyslexia is an incredibly common learning disability. Ten percent of Texans have dyslexia, but only 2.5 percent of students are actually diagnosed. There are many who mask their symptoms and find a way to cope without help. October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and learning about dyslexia is the first step to help those children and adults that suffer silently. According to the International Dyslexia […]

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