Philanthropic Options during North Texas Giving Day

September 19, 2018

On September 20, 2018 Arlington business and residents will have the opportunity to give back by participating in the annual North Texas Giving Day. North Texas Giving Day was founded in 2008 by the Communities Foundation of Texas. In 2017 North T...

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Larry Howser is September 2018 Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington

September 5, 2018

Larry Howser is our September 2018 Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington!

With more than 350 volunteer hours logged, Howser’s contribution to the Arlington Public Library cannot be overstated. During his time as a volunteer, he has s...

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Get Fall Gardening Advice at Arlington Water Utilities, Arlington Public Library Classes

September 4, 2018

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this fall to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes, which start Sept. 27, are co-sponsored ...

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Fall Book Sale brings Amazing Deals, Book Choices

August 24, 2018

It’s time for another Fall Book Sale, opening September 26, 2018! The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are back with their twice-yearly book sale. FFAPL members and volunteers have been busy for months to sort, store, p...

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Arlington Public Library Excited to be on Book Riot’s ‘Awesome Children’s Library’ List

August 16, 2018

The Arlington Public Library is excited to be one of Book Riot’s 13 Awesome Children’s Libraries around the U.S.! Book Riot featured the children’s section of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in their list. This bright, colorful s...

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Children’s Librarian Morgan Brickey-Jones selected to the Texas Bluebonnet Award Selection Committee

August 13, 2018

Arlington Public Library Librarian Morgan Brickey-Jones has been selected to by the Texas Library Association to serve on the selection committee for the Texas Bluebonnet Awards. The Texas Bluebonnet Award encourages students in grades third throu...

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Ginny Goblin Book Release

July 26, 2018

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, the Arlington Public Library was excited to host a book launch party for one of our own, David Goodner, to celebrate the release of his first book, “Ginny Goblin is Not Allow to Open this Box”. The celebration inclu...

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ArlingCon 2018 in Review

July 12, 2018

On June 30, 2018 sci-fi and anime fans alike gathered at the E.H. Hereford University Center at UTA for the Arlington Public Library's annual free pop-culture convention.


Throughout the day, attendees could browse a vendor and author hall fil...

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Woodland West Library to Close Temporarily during Renovations

July 9, 2018

Beginning August 1, 2018 the Woodland West Branch Library will close temporarily while the building is renovated. The branch’s front doors, façade and other areas will be updated. Library service will be unavailable at Woodland West during cons...

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Light Up the Library this Independence Day

June 28, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day this year with events throughout Downtown Arlington, including activities at the new Downtown Library. Join Light Up Arlington on July 3 for family activities, music and fireworks, then return on July 4 for a morning par...

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