There’s a Dragon in the Library: Improve Literacy and Expand your Imagination with Dungeon & Dragons

There’s a Dragon in the Library: Improve Literacy and Expand your Imagination with Dungeon & Dragons

September 26, 2022

Starting in October, Dungeons & Dragons comes to the Arlington Public Library. Connect with other Dungeons & Dragons players during free and guided sessions. Participants will learn how to play and how to use the skills learned in the game to impr...

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Programs for the Whole Family

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Programs for the Whole Family

September 21, 2022

Join the Arlington Public Library in celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month. This nationwide celebration runs from September 15 to October 15 and honors the contributions and culture of Hispanics and Latin Americans.

The Hispanic and Latin...

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Coffee and Tea Crawl Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

Coffee and Tea Crawl Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

September 20, 2022

Welcome in fall by participating in Arlington Public Library’s Coffee and Tea Crawl! From Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9, take a trip around Downtown Arlington and visit each of the four participating coffee shops. Special postcards...

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FFAPL Fall 2022 Book Sale

FFAPL Fall 2022 Book Sale

September 16, 2022

The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are back with their annual Fall Book Sale. Starting September 21, the Meadowbrook Recreation Center, located at 1400 East Dugan St. Arlington, TX, 76010, will be transformed into FFAPL...

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Book Talk with Kate Stollenwerck

Book Talk with Kate Stollenwerck

September 6, 2022

Arlington Public Library will be hosting debut author Kate Stollenwerck for a Book Talk at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 14.  

She will talk about her new book Hello, Goodbye, a charming and heart...

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Citizenship Classes at the Arlington Public Library

Citizenship Classes at the Arlington Public Library

September 6, 2022

Adult Education has opened registration for citizenship classes beginning this fall. Classes will be ongoing starting in September and ending in June 2023. These free ten-week courses are designed to get students prepared for the citizenship test....

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 1, 2022

September marks the beginning of Library Card Sign-Up Month. Since 1987, the American Library Association has designated the month of September as a time to ensure that everyone signs up for a card at their local library.

This year, Arlington Pub...

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The George W. Hawkes Downtown Library Now Offers Passport Services

The George W. Hawkes Downtown Library Now Offers Passport Services

August 2, 2022

Editor's Note: August 2, 2022: This has been updated from an article originally published in September 2021.  

Apply for a passport at our Passport Acceptance Facility located at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 South Center St., Arlin...

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Job Fair at the Arlington Public Library

Job Fair at the Arlington Public Library

July 20, 2022

The Arlington Public Library is hosting a Job Fair on Saturday, August 20, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Library and Recreation Center located at 1817 New York Ave., Arlington, TX 76010. Residents are invited to explore employment oppor...

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Congratulations to the newest family to complete the 1,000 books before kindergarten challenge

Congratulations to the newest family to complete the 1,000 books before kindergarten challenge

July 6, 2022

Since June 2018, The Arlington Public Library has helped children and families get ready to start school with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide challenge that encourages caregivers to regularly read al...

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