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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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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New Non-Fiction Titles for Adults

These brand-new non-fiction titles for adults are on their way to our branches! Get ready for reading by the pool with a stack of memoirs, biographies, histories, or other non-fiction books. You can reserve them now by heading to our catalog and placing a hold on them. Happy reserving! p.s. Looked in the catalog and didn’t find that particular book […]

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Spoil Yourself with these Books Adapted into Popular TV Shows

Discover the books behind some of your favorite TV shows. Streaming services, new production companies, and the concept of “binge watching” have changed the modern television landscape. One thing’s still the same: great books are being made into TV shows! Keep reading to see the print versions of some of the most popular shows on today. Click on the cover […]

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Southeast Branch Library receives Texas Book Festival Grant

The Texas Book Festival has awarded the Southeast Branch Library a collections enhancement grant for $2,500. The grant will be used to provide Beginning Readers for youth.  These books help children transition from picture books, which rely on illustrations to tell a story, to chapter books, which rely primarily on text. Beginning Readers serve as a bridge, by providing both […]

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New Non-Fiction Titles are Arriving for Summer 2017

These brand-new non-fiction titles for adults are on their way to our branches! Get ready for reading by the pool with a stack of memoirs, biographies, histories, or other non-fiction books. You can reserve them now by heading to our catalog and placing a hold on them. Happy reserving! p.s. Looked in the catalog and didn’t find that particular book […]

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