Library on Topic: Award Shows

January 16, 2020

Award season is officially here! This past year so many new and inspiring stories were brought to our screens. Viewers also got a glimpse into the future of filmmaking and television. Movies like The Irishman incorporated rejuvenating technology t...

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First Completion of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge

January 10, 2020

Since June 2018, The Arlington Public Library has helped children and families get ready to start school with the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten initiative. This is a nationwide challenge that encourages caregivers to regularly read to their chil...

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Library on Topic: Iran and U.S.

January 9, 2020

Though tensions between the U.S and Iran go back decades, the events of the past week have worsened the nearly non-existent diplomacy between both countries. Tensions escalated Dec. 27, when a U.S. military base in Iraq was attacked and resulted i...

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ArlingCon Returns! Free Comic Convention June 13, 2020

January 8, 2020

Celebrate fandoms and interests in a family-friendly atmosphere on Saturday, June 13 at the Arlington Public Library’s 6th annual ArlingCon! Attendees at this free pop-culture convention will find a welcoming and educational environment. Newcome...

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2019 Highlights

December 30, 2019

This past year has been amazing for the library system and it couldn’t have happened without the support of our community. We saw changes like the re-opening and construction of branches. We were awarded huge grants that helped fund art, educati...

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Art is for Everyone with Free Classes at the Arlington Public Library

December 27, 2019

Art is for Everyone, and the Arlington Public Library is offering a free art series this spring. Each month, a different local artist will present an exhibit of their work and offer free classes to the public. All classes meet in the Maker Space a...

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Keep Busy over the School Holidays with Free Tech, Toys and Books

December 23, 2019

With the winter school holidays in session, the Arlington Public Library has several ways to help you keep your children engaged in playful learning. We offer portable technology, Read it Again kits, STEM kits, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, juve...

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Support the Library before 2019 Ends

December 20, 2019

As we look on the past year, the Arlington Public Library is so grateful for the powerful support we’ve received from our community! The Friends and Foundation of Arlington Public Library, our nonprofit support organization, is a driving force ...

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Library on Topic: Impeachment

December 17, 2019

Last week the House Judiciary Committee passed two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump. The first one being abuse of power and the second obstruction of congress. The House is scheduled to vote later this week and move forwar...

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Library on Topic: Presidential Campaign

December 10, 2019

We are less than a year away from the presidential election and there still seems to be no clear frontrunner for either party. Democrats began the race with a total of 28 candidates and have now narrowed it down to 15. Republicans began the race w...

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