Tell Us A Story – Creative Writing Contest

Calling all creative writers! This spring we are celebrating stories and are asking you to tell us a story by submitting an entry to our writing contest. Tell Us a Story is for adults 18 years and older with three categories: poetry/song writing essay/personal memoir short story Winners will be featured on our library’s website during the month of March […]

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

It’s almost the end of the year, but there’s still time to maximize your 2016 tax deductions. The IRS allows you to deduct charitable contributions in the year they’re made. Make a tax-deductible donation to the Arlington Public Library Foundation before the year is over! You’ll be supporting literacy and library services in Arlington while making the most of your […]

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Arlington Public Library Receives National Designation as Family Place Library

The Arlington Public Library was formally designated as a Family Place Library Thursday, December 8, 2016. Family Place Libraries is a network of children’s librarians who believe that literacy begins at birth, and that libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families. The Library has always emphasized early childhood literacy. In 2015, staff began the process of joining […]

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What’s the new OverDrive?

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

“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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