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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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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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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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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Free Summer Meals at Select Arlington Public Library Locations

The Arlington Public Library joins other Arlington institutions to offer free summer meals to children this summer. Children ages 1-18 can receive a free lunch at the East Arlington, Southeast, Northeast, and Woodland West Branches every weekday from 12:15-1:15 p.m. This is the Library’s second summer providing meals in partnership with CitySquare Food on the Move, a federally funded nutrition […]

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Build a Better World with 2017 Summer Reading Club

Arlington residents of all ages are invited to Build a Better World with the Arlington Public Library’s 2017 Summer Reading Club. This year’s construction-themed program begins June 3 and runs until July 29. Readers of all ages can keep busy over the summer with free, live programs; an online tool to track reading; The Arlington Public Library is always working […]

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