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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Made in a Mug: Pizza

Made in a Mug: Pizza

October 16, 2020

It’s time for Made in a Mug again! 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 October is pizza. Pizza ...

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City of Arlington First in Country to Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program for Municipal Buildings

City of Arlington First in Country to Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program for Municipal Buildings

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...

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Have a Fa-boo-lous Halloween with Drive-Thru Parade

Have a Fa-boo-lous Halloween with Drive-Thru Parade

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...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Book Recommendations

Hispanic Heritage Month Book Recommendations

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...

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos 2020

Celebrate Día de los Muertos 2020

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 ...

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