2023 Tax-Aide at the Arlington Public Library

2023 Tax-Aide at the Arlington Public Library

January 25, 2023

Tax season has arrived, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help. We’ve partnered with AARP and VITA to offer free tax preparation assistance.

AARP Tax-Aide

Tax-Aide from AARP will be available at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library ...

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Black History Month 2023: Art, History, & Culture

Black History Month 2023: Art, History, & Culture

January 24, 2023

Join us this February in honoring Black culture and contributions, past, present, and future. The Arlington Public Library will commemorate Black History Month with a series of programs that celebrate Black history, culture, and art.

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Book Talk and Book Signing with Author-Illustrator Jerry Craft

Book Talk and Book Signing with Author-Illustrator Jerry Craft

January 21, 2023

Arlington Public Library welcomes New Kid author-illustrator Jerry Craft for a Book Talk at Arlington City Council Chamber. The event will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023.

New Kid is a #1 New York Times Bestseller and winner o...

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2023 Spring Flash Fiction Contest

2023 Spring Flash Fiction Contest

January 11, 2023

Attention writers! The Arlington Public Library is hosting a Flash Fiction writing competition for Spring 2023. The contest is open for 2nd grade through 12th grade. Submissions will be reviewed in grade specific divisions, and prizes will be awar...

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Library on Topic: Lunar New Year

Library on Topic: Lunar New Year

January 4, 2023

Celebrated around the world, Lunar New Year is observed by over 2 billion annually. Lunar New Year, also called Spring Festival, is a celebration of the arrival of Spring and a time of renewal. It is sometimes referred to as Chinese New Year becau...

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Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Arlington Public Library

January 4, 2023

Join the Arlington Public Library as we celebrate Lunar New Year! Lunar New Year—also known as Spring Festival—is observed by many countries around the world. 

This year, the Arlington Public Library will commemorate the holiday with a festi...

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Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Arlington Public Library

Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Arlington Public Library

October 28, 2022
Join the Arlington Public Library as we celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week by recognizing innovators in our community. A series of virtual classes designed to help benefit entrepreneurs at all levels will be available. These programs are meant...

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Celebrate Children’s Book Week

Celebrate Children’s Book Week

October 28, 2022

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with the Arlington Public Library! From November 7 to 12, visit the Library and celebrate the joy of reading. Children’s Book Week is celebrated by libraries, schools, and educators across the country to encourage ch...

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New Library Card Access Levels for Children and Teens

New Library Card Access Levels for Children and Teens

October 27, 2022

Based on citizen feedback, the Arlington Public Library is taking steps to make sure that parents can easily determine what materials their children can check out. In this new model, a parent or guardian can select any access level for their child;...

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Share Your Feedback on the Display Guidelines for Staff

Share Your Feedback on the Display Guidelines for Staff

October 20, 2022

Library displays support the library’s mission by providing opportunities for patrons to access materials for education, information, and recreation. Arlington Public Library’s goal is to provide displays and exhibits in library facilities to high...

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