Tarrant County Extends Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings at Businesses, Large Public Gatherings to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Tarrant County Extends Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings at Businesses, Large Public Gatherings to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Editor's Note: Tarrant County announced on Aug. 25, 2020 it has extended its mask order through Nov. 30, 2020. This is the second extension of the order. The order was first extended in late July. Click here to read more.

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Southwest and Woodland West Branches Reopen at Reduced Capacity

Southwest and Woodland West Branches Reopen at Reduced Capacity

June 11, 2020

The Southwest and Woodland West Branches will reopen to the public at a 50 percent occupancy load on Monday, June 15. This occupancy load increase will also apply to our East Arlington, Southeast, Northeast, and Lake Arlington Branches. In-person ...

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Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

May 13, 2020

On May 18, 2020, the Arlington Public Library is excited to reopen select locations at reduced capacity. The Northeast, East Arlington, Southeast and Lake Arlington Branches will be open for in-person service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

May 1, 2020

Editor's Note: Starting August 5, 2020 items returned will be quarantined for 96 hours / 4 days before being checked in. 

The Arlington Public Library is continuing to transition service models in the coming weeks. The Library remains an import...

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Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

April 2, 2020

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 2, 2020. Updates have been published on April 3, April 20, May 1, May 15, and June 26, 2020.

Editor's Note: Starting August 5, 2020 items returned will be quarantined for 96 hours ...

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APL Votes: Voter Resources

APL Votes: Voter Resources

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...

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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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