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September 29, 2023
Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that draws attention to banned and challenged books. The original purpose of the week was to encourage and promote intellectual freedom in schools, libraries, and bookstores and to encourage reader...
September 12, 2023
The Arlington Public Library has reached the historic milestone of serving the community for 100 years! We are hosting our Centennial Celebration over 10 weeks, each week representing each decade of service. On March 23, 1923, the first library op...
September 12, 2023
Since its inception in 2009, North Texas Giving Day has helped build awareness and support nonprofits in the community. This community wide giving event has raised over 500 million dollars over its fifteen-year history. In 2022, $62.6 million was ...
September 8, 2023
The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are back with their annual Fall Book Sale. Starting September 20, the Meadowbrook Recreation Center, located at 1400 East Dugan St. Arlington, TX, 76010, will be transformed into FFAPL...
September 6, 2023
Hispanic Heritage Month is a nationwide celebration that runs from September 15 to October 15. Originally a week-long celebration, President Ronald Reagan enacted a law in 1988 to extend the celebration to 30 days. During this time, many Latin Ame...
September 5, 2023
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 to October 15. This month honors the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans in history, culture, and achievements.
The Hispanic community is full of divers...
August 16, 2023
It is back to school season and the library is here to help learners of all ages reach new achievements this year. Any Arlington resident or student at an Arlington school is eligible for a free Arlington Public Library card which allows them to ...
July 7, 2023
Join us and eight of Arlington’s local authors for riveting talks about what inspired them to write! Afterwards, enjoy a meet and greet, book signing, and refreshments Saturday, July 22 from 11 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. Each author will have time to share ...
June 7, 2023
Libby is now available to download from the Amazon Appstore. Going forward, users with Amazon Fire tablets should download Libby directly from the Amazon Appstore instead of manually sideloading the app.
May 26, 2023
Are you a teen thinking about your future and want to hear from professionals in the field? Then stop by our Career Snapshots for Teens where we’ll have professionals from over 14 different fields. These professions range from IT, medical, and fin...