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October 16, 2020
The City of Arlington, Texas, has announced its commitment to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Arlington is the first city in the United States to implement the most st...
October 14, 2020
It’s spooky season at the Arlington Public Library. We invite you to our first-ever Halloween Drive-Thru Parade. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. at the Southwest Branch Library, 3311 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd, to kick-st...
October 9, 2020
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...
October 6, 2020
Celebrate Día de los Muertos, a week-long celebration with the Arlington Public Library. Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have passed on. The entire community is invited to celebrate their loved ones through ...
September 29, 2020
¡Nos estamos mudando! A partir del miércoles 30 de septiembre, la sucursal de East Arlington ubicada en 1624 New York Avenue cerrará al público en preparación para nuestra mudanza a una nueva ubicación. Esta nueva succursal es un proyecto colabora...
September 28, 2020
REGISTERING TO VOTE
Where can I pick up a registration card?
Postage-paid voter registration applications (for new registrations or updates) are available at the Tarrant County Elections Center, all Tarrant County subcourthouses, U.S. post offic...
September 25, 2020
We are excited to announce that the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will reopen to the public on Thursday, Oct. 1 at a 25 percent capacity. The Library will be open Monday through Saturday during the following hours:
- 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
September 24, 2020
In honor of International Sign Language Day on September 23rd, we have incorporated signing into each of our Virtual Disability Playgroup sessions in September.
There are many sign languages across the world, even containing different dialects w...
September 24, 2020
We invite you to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library. This holiday is observed in many countries in Asia. It occurs on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar year, which follows the cycles of the moon. As a resu...
September 21, 2020
We are moving! Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30 the East Arlington Branch located at 1624 New York Avenue will close to the public in preparation for our move into the new facility. This new dual-facility is a collaborative project between the Librar...