Help an Adult Learn and Change a Life!


The importance of literacy is obvious. The power of literacy lies not just in the ability to read and write, but rather in a person’s capacity to apply these skills to effectively connect, interpret, and discern the intricacies of the world. There are many adults in our community who were not lucky enough to get proper education in their childhood, and […]

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Where’s David


*Updated July Events!* Where’s David? In the MiniLiNK! Track down Librarian David for extra giveaway goodies at different interesting Arlington locations. Look for the van with brightly colored pictures that says Arlington Public Library. In the past, David has visited the Arlington Museum of Art, ArlingCon, Light Up Arlington, Knapp Heritage Park, Food Truck Fridays and more. Tag your pics with […]

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Summer Reading Club Begins June 4


On your mark, get set … read! With a theme focused on sports and activity, the Arlington Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Club begins June 4. Kickoff celebrations will be held that day at library branches around the city from 10 a.m. to noon. As in years past, the Summer Reading Club is open to all ages and is free of […]

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Financial Literacy Program Inspires Couple to save for a house!


Eastside residents and members of the Hillcrest Church of Christ’s Spanish-speaking congregation gathered on May 17 for an annual financial literacy program hosted by the Arlington Public Library. In 2015, Carmen Rodriguez attended the same financial literacy program about budgeting and saving, and the information she learned allowed her and her husband to purchase a house by using the budgeting techniques […]

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Downtown Library: Groundbreaking May 31


The new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will take another step toward the future on Tuesday, May 31, when the City of Arlington officially breaks ground on the project. City officials, Library Board members, and library staff will be present to celebrate the beginning of the construction journey. A reception will follow on-site. The ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. […]

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