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Mon, October 8thArlington is Invited to Branch Open Houses

This October, the Arlington Public Library branches invite patrons to a series of Branch Open Houses! Library branches are always open to the public, but these open houses are great opportunities to meet library staff, tour the building, discover ...

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Fri, September 28thIntroducing AtoZdatabases for Business and Market Research

Beginning October 1, the Arlington Public Library will begin offering AtoZdatabases, an online resource featuring job search, reference & mailing list databases. ReferenceUSA will no longer be available, but library card holders can access 30 mill...

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Thu, September 27thArlington Reads Served 388 Adult Literacy Students in 2017-18 Sessions

Arlington Reads, the adult literacy initiative of the Arlington Public Library, served 388 students in the 2017-18 school year. Arlington Reads offers free classes in high school equivalency test preparation, English as a Second Language, citizens...

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Mon, September 24thEnjoy National Night Out with your Neighbors and the Library

Next week, block parties, cookouts and potlucks and other casual get-togethers will cover Arlington as the City celebrates National Night Out. Join the Arlington Police, other City departments (including the Library!) and your neighbors on Tuesday...

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Fri, September 21stMedieval Arts Festival Returns for its 16th Year at the Arlington Public Library

New is old, as it’s time for our 16th annual Medieval Arts Festival.  On Saturday, November 3 from Noon to 5 p.m., visitors to the George W. Hawkes Downtown library will experience the Medieval world.  Return to the days of knights, chivalry a...

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