Fundraising Events

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Arlington Public Library hold booksales twice a year, in the spring and the fall. The Friends always need volunteers to help prepare for and staff the book sale. People are always needed for sorting and pricing materials. No experience is necessary – training will be provided.

We accept book donations at all Arlington Public Library locations. Red barrels for book donations are also located at all Arlington Fire Stations.

September 21-25, 2016

Meadowbrook Recreation Center

1400 Dugan St.

  • Wednesday 2-7 p.m. MEMBERS ONLY (Membership available at the door)
  • Thursday 2-7 p.m.
  • Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Blue Book Specials!
  • Sunday (Half Price Day) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Teachers only 5:15-6 p.m.

What you can find:

Fiction
Unique Treasures Area
Reference
Records
Videos – DVDs
Sheet Music
Paperbacks
Non-fiction
Children’s section
Books on tape and CDs
Paperbacks and Hardcovers
Books for all ages

Donating Materials

Volunteer

The Friends of the Arlington Public Library also need volunteers to help prepare for and staff the book sale. People are always needed for sorting and pricing materials. No experience is necessary – training will be provided

For more information on the book sale or to volunteer, call 817-548-9768 or 817-307-5611.
Email inquires to: fapl@sbcglobal.net.

Promotional assistance provided by the Star-Telegram

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FAPL Author and Book Luncheon

Friends of the Library Book and Author Luncheons

The Friends of the Arlington Public Library hold Book & Author Luncheons twice a year, in the spring and the fall.

The next Book and Author Luncheon will be held in the spring of 2017, and attendees will enjoy lunch and a presentation by the authors, followed by a sale and signing of the featured books.

How to purchase tickets?

  1. Click the Donate Button. In the box that reads “Friends of the Arlington Public Library,” enter the amount you are donating (tickets are $25/person).
  2. Enter and submit your name, credit card information, address, phone number, and email.
  3. On the review screen, click on “Add special instructions to the seller” and type in Book & Author
  4. Submit donation – you will receive an onscreen and email receipt.

If you have questions, please contact the Friends of the Arlington Public Library at 817-548-9768 or by email at fapl@sbcglobal.net.

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