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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Central Express to Close in Preparation for Downtown Library Opening

Central Express, the Arlington Public Library’s temporary downtown location, is closing permanently on Friday, March 29. This closure is in preparation to move into the new Downtown Library, which will open to the public in June. The public computers, books, local history resources, and other items at Central Express will be moved to the new Downtown Library this spring. Recognizing […]

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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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Resources for Your 2018 Resolutions

The start of a new year always feels like a fresh start, and a great time to set new goals for improving ourselves. From fitness to finance, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common resolutions for the new year and free resources you can find at the Arlington Public Library to help you achieve them! Eat Healthier […]

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Storytime is coming back!

Storytime at the Arlington Public Library will be returning on January 2, 2018. Storytime is an important way to encourage early learning in children, and helps parents foster a lifelong love of books and reading in their children. Storytime is not only fun, but also promotes five early literacy skills (read, write, sign, talk and play)! Different storytime types focus […]

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