Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

May 13, 2020

On May 18, 2020, the Arlington Public Library is excited to reopen select locations at reduced capacity. The Northeast, East Arlington, Southeast and Lake Arlington Branches will be open for in-person service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

May 1, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is continuing to transition service models in the coming weeks. The Library remains an important resource for Arlington’s educational and entertainment needs and is committed to providing a range of safe services t...

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Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

April 2, 2020

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 2, 2020. Updates have been published on April 3, April 20, May 1, and May 15, 2020.

We’ve had many questions from our patrons over the past weeks! We strive to be a trusted sou...

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We are Eyewitnesses to History

We are Eyewitnesses to History

May 30, 2020

Many people think that history is only “stuff that happened a long time ago.” The truth is history is always chugging and churning and flowing along. As the noted philosopher, Ferris Bueller once put it, “Life moves pretty fast. If you ...

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Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

May 22, 2020

This summer might look different than usual, but some things remain the same. Days are getting sunnier, school is almost over, and the Arlington Public Library is getting ready for another fun season of Summer Reading Challenge! Join us to Imagine...

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Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

May 22, 2020

This summer, the Arlington Public Library is offering weekly streaming art workshops for children! Join children's book author and Illustrator Rafael Lopez for virtual workshops showing kids how to make art at home. Rafael Lopez was awarded the ...

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Tea Time, Me Time

Tea Time, Me Time

May 22, 2020

Looking for an easy way to remember to take a deep breath every once in a while and de-stress? How about a cup of tea? During the time it takes to brew and drink a cup of tea, you can practice some everyday mindfulness an...

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Art is For Everyone offers Free Streaming Art Workshops

Art is For Everyone offers Free Streaming Art Workshops

May 20, 2020

The Arlington Public Library’s Art is For Everyone workshop series is moving online! Enjoy free streaming art classes every week in June on the Library’s Facebook and YouTube pages. These classes are taught by the same local artists selected t...

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Feeding a Child’s Mind and More: Free Meals Return to the Arlington Public Library

Feeding a Child’s Mind and More: Free Meals Return to the Arlington Public Library

May 15, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is serving free meals to children for the fifth year this summer. Youth ages 18 and under can receive free breakfasts and lunches to take home from three locations. The Library joins CitySquare to offer meal pickup twi...

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Library Goes to Prom 2020: DIY Duct Tape Accessories

Library Goes to Prom 2020: DIY Duct Tape Accessories

May 14, 2020

Have some duct tape at home? Scissors? And maybe a safety pin or two? Then you have all you need to make your own snazzy bowtie or tie. Duct tape has long been an alternative for the traditional bowtie and tie during prom season. During Library Go...

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