Discover Your Story: Get Ready for Summer Reading Club

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, Discover Your Story, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore the world around them—both with stories and books, and through live events throughout Arlington. Participate online, or join the […]

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Arlington Public Library Hosted 4th GEAR Robotics Competition

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, 37 teams from around North Texas gather to compete in the Arlington Library hosted GEAR Robotics Competition. GEAR stands for Get Excited About Robotics and is a non-profit organization aimed at getting elementary and middle school students interesting in robotics. The Arlington Public Library has hosted the competition for the last four years. This year […]

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Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

Volunteer opportunities are now available for the move into the new Downtown Library! The Arlington Public Library is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help unpack and shelve books between May 17 and 27. Click here to see available shifts and to sign up online. Together with Library staff, volunteers will help move the collection into the new Downtown Library. The […]

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Celebrate diversity and literacy at El Día in the Courtyard

Ballet Folklorico Dancers

Join us for a fun-filled event celebrating diversity and literacy on Saturday, April 7 at the East Arlington Branch! El Día in the Courtyard celebrates the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Come by the East Arlington Branch Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for storytimes in different languages, performers, musicians, crafts, and more! Performers this […]

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Rachel Caine Leads Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Bestselling author Rachel Caine will be visiting the Arlington Public Library Thursday, March 22! Bring all of your questions and join us at the Southeast Branch Library from 5-6 p.m. for this special session of our Creative Writing for Teens series, with guest speaker Rachel Caine! No prior attendance or experience is necessary to participate in this event.  Have you ever […]

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Volunteer for Fines Program now Offered Year Round

Do you have fines on your library account? Volunteer to work off these charges! Our volunteer fine forgiveness program is now a permanent option. Arlington Public Library card holders can volunteer at any library location to have $8.00 per hour waived from their account. Keep reading to learn more. Who can participate? Any Arlington Library Card account holder can take […]

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Discover Your Story: Downtown Library Grand Opening set for June 16

The Arlington Public Library is excited to announce Discover Your Story, the grand opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this June 16. The beeps and bangs of construction are still ringing across the construction site tucked behind City Hall, but the project’s completion is in sight. The 70,000 square-foot, state of the art building will open with a […]

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Resources for Your 2018 Resolutions

The start of a new year always feels like a fresh start, and a great time to set new goals for improving ourselves. From fitness to finance, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most common resolutions for the new year and free resources you can find at the Arlington Public Library to help you achieve them! Eat Healthier […]

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