Make A Year-End Donation to the Friends & Foundation of Arlington Public Library

It’s almost the end of the year, but there’s still time to maximize your 2017 tax deductions. The IRS allows you to deduct charitable contributions in the year they’re made. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Friends and Foundation of Arlington Public Library before the year is over! You’ll be supporting literacy and library services in Arlington while making the most of […]

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Zinio’s eMagazines Merging with RBDigital

Zinio for Libraries, our collection of digital magazines, is merging with RBDigital. Current Zinio users will be able to access all their subscriptions through the RBDigital app. Usernames and passwords will remain the same. The Zinio app will no longer be available after midnight on December 11. The Zinio app has been notifying users since summer that the services will […]

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#GivingTuesday: Support Your Library this Holiday Season

Support your Library during #GivingTuesday! The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Donate next Tuesday, November 28, to support your Library. This year, the Friends and Foundation are focusing on the Library […]

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#ChooseKind with Wonder and the City of Arlington

The City of Arlington announced its participation in the #ChooseKind City initiative—a campaign in partnership with City of Kindness, Lionsgate and Participant Media that invited people in cities across the country to participate in kind acts leading up to World Kindness Day on Monday, November 13. As part of the initiative, the City of Arlington will hold a series of […]

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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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Touch-a-Truck lets Children Explore Community Vehicles

Huge rolling beasts with shining eyes, loud honks, and colorful sides stretching all the way to the sky—once you’ve grown up, it’s hard to remember just how strange and wonderful trucks can be. Cars, trucks and other vehicles are commonplace for anyone old enough to drive, but children find them almost magical. The Library’s third annual Touch-a-Truck gives kids of […]

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