GEAR Up for Robotics Tournament

What happens when budding young engineers are given a robot and a challenge? The GEAR Tournament aims to find out. GEAR, which stands for Get Excited About Robots, is a fast-paced robotics competition featuring NXT and EV3 LEGO Mindstorm robots. Small teams of players between 8-years-old and the eighth grade build and program these robots to accomplish challenging tasks. The […]

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Teens can Be the Source of Change during Teen Tech Week 2017

Arlington teens will be tuning in as the Arlington Public Library celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ from March 4 to 10. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year’s theme, Be the Source of Change, to raise awareness about how the Arlington Public Library creates a space to extend teens’ learning […]

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Linebarger Goggan Donates $50,000 to New Downtown Library

Featuring state-of-the-art technology, the future George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will provide invaluable experiences, services and learning opportunities to residents of all ages. Supporting quality education for the community was one of primary reasons partners at Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson chose this year to contribute $50,000 toward the $30 million library project. The three-story, 80,000-square-foot library is set to […]

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Science Videos Added to Science In Context

New high-quality educational videos have been added to Gale’s Science In Context. These science videos focus on concepts essential to STEM learning. Gale partnered with Visual Learning Systems, an educational science publisher whose mission is to provide high quality, visual-based content that instructs, challenges, and inspires young learners.  Science In Context added nearly 140 videos. The videos include content on the following topics: Biological […]

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Medieval Thoughts

Feeling Medieval?  Do you want to go back in time and be a knight in shining armor? The Library has just what you need! First explore the book, Knights in History and Legend by Constance Brittain Bouchard. Discover how to become a knight, rules of chivalry, what the armor was like, and how many horses you needed to have. You will […]

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Power Up with Events for Young Entrepreneurs

Join us today for Power Up at Your Library Day! The Arlington Public Library strives to power your ideas, your knowledge, and your life. We offer a variety of technology and computer classes for all ages. We have eBooks and online resources. We offer adult learning programs. This September, we’re also featuring classes for enterprising youth. Young Entrepreneurs Club meets […]

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Explora

Did you know that we offer a fun, easy-to-use tool that can help you complete homework, research, and classroom assignments? With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports. Available on […]

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Lone Star List 2016

The Texas Lone Star list is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Texas Library Association’s Young Adult Round Table. The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 6, 7, or 8 to explore a variety of current books. The Lone Star list is intended for recreational reading. The committee has been wonderful […]

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