Terms of Use

The City of Arlington does not warrant or make representations or endorsements as to the quality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links and other items contained on this website or any other website. Such materials have been compiled from a variety of sources, and are subject to change without notice from the City of Arlington. Certain materials contained herein may be entitled to copyright, servicemark or trademark protection under state and federal law. Such materials remain the property of their respective owners, and the unauthorized use or republication of those materials may be subject to a legal action for infringement. Except to the extent allowed by law, the use or republication of the materials contained on this website is prohibited without the written permission of the City of Arlington.

Some of the links on this page and subsequent pages may lead to resources outside the City of Arlington municipal government. The presence of external links should not be construed as an endorsement of these sites or their content by the City of Arlington. The City of Arlington is not responsible for, and specifically disclaims responsibility for, the content of any such external link.

Communications made through e-mail and message systems shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of Arlington or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents or representatives where notice to the City is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.

Requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should be directed to the City of Arlington ADA Coordinator.

The City of Arlington respects your privacy and will endeavor to use any requested data solely for purposes of conducting official business. However, you should be aware of the fact that correspondence, e-mail, and other documents submitted to the City may have to be made available for public review and inspection as well as photocopying by members of the public in accordance with the Texas Public Information Act, with certain limited exceptions.

Website, Blogs, and Social Media Guidelines

We welcome family-friendly comments and posts on our website social media sites & our library blogs. We reserve the right to immediately remove content that contains personal attacks, profanity and information unrelated to the topic.

Comments posted to our website, blogs, and social media accounts will be monitored. We reserve the right to remove inappropriate comments including those that have obscene language or sexual content, threaten or defame any person or organization, violate the legal ownership interest of another party, support or oppose political candidates or ballot propositions, promote illegal activity, promote commercial services or products or are not topically related to the particular posting.

The objective of our website and our social media efforts is to promote the whole range of Arlington Public Library offerings, including services, activities, resources, and materials and to do so in a topical and relevant manner.

Blog entries and social media posts can include but are not limited to such topics as thematic booklists, information about upcoming programs and events, as well as announcements about services we provide. Some posts will be aimed at specific segments or groups within our community, while others will have a broader appeal to the entire community. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about existing posts or suggestions for future posts.

Our blogging and social media activities are governed by the City of Arlington’s Social Media Policy.

Privacy Policy

Anonymous Aggregate Information

We do not collect personally identifiable information on our users in the logs we keep to compile our website statistics. We use anonymous, aggregate information to analyze our website’s usage and traffic sources.

Electronic Mail

Electronic mail questions or comments or web forms sent to the Arlington Public Library containing personally identifiable information will only use that information to respond to your request. However, the content of such questions or comments becomes official public record.


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If you are concerned about the use of cookies, we suggest that you set your browser’s options to notify you whenever a cookie is set or to disallow cookies altogether. You should be aware, however, that prohibiting the use of cookies may restrict your access to certain types of content or features.