Welcome Back to the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Welcome Back to the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

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.
  • 11:3...

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Sign Language Booklist for Children

Sign Language Booklist for Children

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...

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Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library

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...

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East Arlington Branch Library Closing on Sept. 30, 2020

East Arlington Branch Library Closing on Sept. 30, 2020

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...

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Made in a Mug: Chocolate Cake

Made in a Mug: Chocolate Cake

September 18, 2020

Made In A Mug is a series of videos teaching teens how to make mug recipes. Mug recipes are great since they are simple and make just enough for one person. The mug recipe highlighted for September is chocolate cake. This recipe makes an extremely...

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Library on Topic: Hispanic Heritage Month

Library on Topic: Hispanic Heritage Month

September 16, 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...

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Arlington Public Library

September 15, 2020

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long observance that honors the contributions and culture of Hispanics and Latin Americans. This nationwide celebration runs from September 15 to October 15. Originally a week-long celebration, President...

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Fall Into Savings with Fall Book Sale

Fall Into Savings with Fall Book Sale

September 11, 2020

The Library’s non-profit support organization, The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library will be holding their annual Fall Book Sale Thursday, September 17 through Sunday, September 20 at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Librar...

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Shelf Check: Arlington Public Library

Shelf Check: Arlington Public Library's New Podcast

September 3, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is launching the new podcast Shelf Check. The podcast combines fun discussions and storytelling to spotlight interesting authors, literary topics, and community questions. Each 30-minute episode of Shelf Check wi...

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NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY 2020

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY 2020

September 1, 2020

On September 17, 2020, 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 2019, $50...

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