Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory teaches Girl’s Hair Basics for Men

Calling all dads, grandfathers, uncles, older brothers, and other men taking care of children: can you take care of your girls’ hair? For men whose only styling experience is on their own head, grooming a daughter’s hair can be a new challenge. Get confident with hands-on practice at our free Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory workshop. Daddy-Daughter Hair Factory was founded by […]

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Celebrate Energy Action Month with a New Showerhead

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are celebrating National Energy Action Month during October by providing WaterSense-labeled showerheads to residents wanting to make the switch to a more water efficient shower. Showering accounts for nearly 17 percent of residential indoor water use, or about 30 gallons of water per household, per day. During October, which is also the […]

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Genealogy Lock-In offers Streaming Workshops All Day

Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 20 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Celebrate Family History Month as the Library remotely joins the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library for their live videos of expert presentations. Video of remote experts will be […]

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A Spooky Evening with Author Rachel Caine

Average housewife Gina Royal’s life was unremarkably happy, until the day a car accident revealed her husband’s secret life as a serial killer. With her husband in jail, a horde of online conspiracy theorists on her trail, and her two traumatized sons having a hard time adapting, Gina transforms. As Gwen Proctor, a hardened single mother licensed to carry a […]

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Writing Programs throughout October

Kick off a creative fall with writing programs throughout the month of October. Whether you’re getting ready for National Novel Writing Month in November, have been talking about writing your memoir for ages, or just want to express yourself in a new way, we have a free writing class for you. Explore the following options. Teen Authors Creative Writing Workshop […]

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease supports Individuals and Families

While everyone’s story is unique, we have all heard or experienced firsthand some of the challenges that dementia or Alzheimer’s can have on a family. Whether you have received the diagnosis or are a caregiver, learn what you need to know to live your best life at Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Association of North Texas presents this free workshop. […]

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Fall Book and Author Luncheon set for October 26, 2017

The Book and Author Luncheon is back with another elegant occasion this fall. Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library on October 26, 2017 for this semiannual fundraiser, which gives attendees the chance to meet local authors. This fall’s featured writers are Clay Small and Joyce Roach Gibson. Tickets are required to attend and are available to […]

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AISD Battle of the Books returns for Fourth and Fifth Graders

It’s a new school year, and for AISD students in the fourth and fifth grades, it’s time for a new Battle of the Books. This optional competition is designed to encourage reading, expose students to different stories and characters, increase reading comprehension, and promote teamwork. Each grade has a different list of eight great books to read. Students who are […]

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Enjoy National Night Out with your Neighbors and the Library

Next week, block parties, cookouts and potlucks and other casual get-togethers will cover Arlington as the City celebrates National Night Out. Join the Arlington Police, other City departments (including the Library!) and your neighbors on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 for the 34th annual National Night Out, a yearly event to boost community ties and show unity against crime. Last year, […]

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