Creadores: Makerspace Classes in Spanish

August 21, 2019

¡Venga y conozca nuestro Makerspace! Spanish-speaking patrons are invited to try the Arlington Public Library’s makerspace in a series of free classes this fall. Each class is presented in Spanish and each month, different machines are featured...

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East Arlington Recreation Center and Library Project Receives $750,000 Technology Grant

August 21, 2019

A new $750,000 Texas Library and Archives Commission grant will help the City increase the community’s access to technology within and surround the future East Arlington Recreation Center and Library.

The joint facility, which is slated to ope...

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5 Ways the Arlington Public Library will Make your School Year Better Than Ever

August 16, 2019

As youth, families, teachers and staff prepare for school to begin, don’t overlook the library! The Arlington Public Library is ready to support learners all year long, especially in the excitement of back to school. Here are five great ways to ...

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Celebrate Back to School with Library Open Houses

August 5, 2019

Students and families, set yourself up for the best school year yet with the Arlington Public Library! All library locations will celebrate the beginning of the 2019-20 school year with an open house on Saturday, August 24.

Library branches are a...

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Library Retiring Reshelving Fee beginning August 2019

July 29, 2019

Request as many library books as you want, with no fees! Effective August 1, the Arlington Public Library will no longer be charging reshelving fees.

The reshelving fee was implemented beginning in 2013, when patrons were charged $.25 for items t...

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Adult Education Classes at the Arlington Public Library Open for Fall Registration

July 22, 2019

The Arlington Public Library is now registering students for free adult education classes this fall. English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency (GED) classes will begin in September, with classes available in the morning and evening ...

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Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library holding Summer Book Drives

July 15, 2019

The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are holding book drives in July and August. Whether you’re decluttering your home or making room on your shelf for more books, the FFAPL will gladly accept your donations!

Visit the FFA...

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Teens Can Explore Dream Jobs at Career Library

July 12, 2019

Career goals and dream jobs can drive decisions after high school, but how do teens decide what type of work interests them? The Arlington Public Library is helping tackle that question with its first Career Library for teens on Saturday, July 20 ...

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Arlington Public Library receives Grant of $50,000 from Women Inspiring Philanthropy

July 8, 2019

The Friends & Foundation of the Arlington Public Library, a 501c3 nonprofit support organization for the Arlington Public Library System, received a $50,000 grant from Women Inspiring Philanthropy for children’s services at the Downtown Library....

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Light Up the Library with Family Activities and Fun

June 27, 2019

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

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