Get Your Yard Ready for Spring and Save Water with Free Classes in Arlington

Get Your Yard Ready for Spring and Save Water with Free Classes in Arlington

February 26, 2020

Is your yard ready for when spring arrives? Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District are joining the Arlington Public Library to help. The City has teamed up with the Tarrant County Master Gardener Association to provide clas...

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Library on Topic: Mardi Gras

Library on Topic: Mardi Gras

February 25, 2020

Parades, King Cakes, masks, costumes, balls, and beads are a few of the things that make up Mardi Gras. Though this colorful celebration can be traced back to medieval Europe, it wasn’t until 1703 that the first American Mardi Gras was celebrate...

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Take Part in Designing the East Library and Recreation Center

Take Part in Designing the East Library and Recreation Center

February 24, 2020

What do you want to see at the new East Library and Recreation Center? The City of Arlington and the UT Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs are seeking community input for technology-centered spaces in the new facility. ...

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Recycled Materials Wanted for CREATE Studio

Recycled Materials Wanted for CREATE Studio

February 24, 2020

Established in 2019, the CREATE Studio’s main purpose is to promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) by allowing families to explore ways to make new things together using recycled materials.

This is a free program that p...

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Library on Topic: Valentine

Library on Topic: Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020

The season of love and chocolate is here! Valentine’s Day originated from the Roman festival of Lupercalia, which celebrated the coming of spring. The name was changed in the 5th century from Lupercalia to St. Valentine’s Day. Some theories su...

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UTA Students Designing Outdoor Innovation Zone for new East Library and Recreation Center

UTA Students Designing Outdoor Innovation Zone for new East Library and Recreation Center

February 12, 2020

When the East Library and Recreation Center opens this October, its world-class design and innovative features won't just be on the inside.

The City of Arlington has partnered with the UT Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Aff...

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Library on Topic: Black History Month

Library on Topic: Black History Month

February 6, 2020

Throughout February Americans honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the African American community. Created in 1926 by academic Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month was originally a week-long celebration in February. It wasn’t until 1976,...

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Learn about Flood Safety and Stormwater Pollution Prevention

Learn about Flood Safety and Stormwater Pollution Prevention

February 5, 2020

This spring, the Arlington Public Library is joining other City of Arlington departments for an education series on flooding and stormwater. Join the Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management for a free series beginning...

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Encourage Early Literacy at Baby Day

Encourage Early Literacy at Baby Day

January 31, 2020

Babies, young toddlers and their families are invited to an early childhood celebration at the Arlington Public Library! Join us for Baby Day, a special event focusing on the first three years of life, when early experiences shape lifelong potenti...

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Library on Topic: Coronavirus

Library on Topic: Coronavirus

January 30, 2020

As of Jan. 30, there have been over 8,200 coronavirus cases and at least 171 confirmed deaths. The virus which originated in Wuhan, Hubei, China has now spread globally to 18 countries and has been declared as a global health emergency by the Worl...

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