#APLRecs: Fiction for Adults

This year was a great one for novels for adults! We found some amazing fiction stories in 2017, including mysteries, sci-fi, family drama, and more. Unfortunately we don’t have the time to read every single new book from this year, but we do have our favorites. Keep reading to discover some staff pics for fiction for adults. If you’re looking […]

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#GivingTuesday: Support Your Library this Holiday Season

Support your Library during #GivingTuesday! The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Donate next Tuesday, November 28, to support your Library. This year, the Friends and Foundation are focusing on the Library […]

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#ChooseKind with Wonder and the City of Arlington

The City of Arlington announced its participation in the #ChooseKind City initiative—a campaign in partnership with City of Kindness, Lionsgate and Participant Media that invited people in cities across the country to participate in kind acts leading up to World Kindness Day on Monday, November 13. As part of the initiative, the City of Arlington will hold a series of […]

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Volunteer to Work off Fines: Give and You Shall Receive

Do you have fines on your library account? For a limited time, volunteer to work off your fines! We’re offering another session of our fine forgiveness program this fall. From Sunday, November 5 to Sunday, November 12, you can volunteer at any library location to have $8.00 per hour waived from your account. Who can participate? Any Arlington Library Card […]

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Election Day is November 7, 2017

Election season is here again! Early voting has begun in Texas and Election Day is November 7. There are several Arlington locations where you can vote early, including the Tarrant County Courthouse on Abram, TCC Southeast, and the South Service Center. For a complete list of places in Tarrant County to vote, head to TarrantCounty.com. Early Voting Times (Votación Temprana) October (octubre) […]

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Medieval Arts Festival brings Middle Ages to Life

This fall, Downtown Arlington will be treated to the sights and sounds of a medieval tournament during the Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts Festival. Swords will ring and sunlight flash on the elaborate costumes of lords and ladies as history comes alive for an afternoon. This free event has something for the whole family to learn and enjoy, from storytelling […]

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[re]Brary Day provides Staff Development on November 10

Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, November 10 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day. With a team of over 100 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at service desks, and more throughout the City of Arlington, it’s important that Library staff keep growing, exploring, and learning! On [re]Brary Day, staff […]

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We’re Upgrading our Software for Better Service

The Library’s online catalog will be more mobile-friendly soon after a planned software upgrade scheduled for Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Regular software updates help us provide the best resources and services to Arlington residents. Although a few Library services will be unavailable during the upgrade, most of our resources will remain available all day long. You’ll see these improvements after […]

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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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