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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Math & Science Camp Combats Summer Brain Drain

We’re all at least slightly familiar with the term “summer slide” or “brain drain,” which refers to the general loss of academic progress that can happen to students during the summer months. The Southwest Branch of the Arlington Public Library has set out to fight that phenomenon in a fun and engaging way through the use of its Summer Math and Science […]

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Community Partnerships Bring Summer Meals to Children

While most children greet the start of summer vacation without a care in the world, there are many parents who find the two months of time away from school tricky, due to the absence of a free daily lunch many children qualify for during the school year. This year, parents in Arlington have a new option for replacing that mid-day […]

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