The Downtown Library celebrating First Anniversary

June 15, 2019

On June 16, the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library marks its first year promoting literacy and providing educational opportunities to the Arlington community! The Downtown Library opened on June 16, 2018 with a celebration attended by more than 300...

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Library Advisory Board seeking Teen Representative

June 5, 2019

The Library Advisory Board seeks a teen representative to join the board. The Board is a diverse panel of citizens who are well-informed about the Library and offer a spectrum of community insights to the City Council and the Library Director rega...

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Author Events in June at the Arlington Public Library

June 3, 2019

The Arlington Public Library is featuring seven authors this June! Five authors will be part of ArlingCon, the Library’s annual pop-culture convention, and two others are discussing their books at stand-alone events. Readers have the opportunity...

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Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation Dedicates Interactive Public Art Sculpture in Downtown Arlington

June 1, 2019

The City is celebrating a generous donation from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation — a dazzling, interactive sculpture now available for public enjoyment in the heart of Arlington.

Your Way, a mirror labyrinth made of h...

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New Writer’s Workshop for Immigrant Teens

May 30, 2019

The Arlington Public Library has received a $1000 grant from the Young Adult Services Association of the American Library Association to support a writing program for teens who speak English as a second language. ESL Speaks: Sharing Teen Immigrant...

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Arlington Public Library Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

May 29, 2019

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts in support of free art education for the public. The Library will seek artists to work in residence, provide classes, and display pieces in an ...

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Storytime Fun at Arlington's Splash Pads this Summer

May 28, 2019

Splish! Splash! STEAM!  The Arlington Public Library and Arlington Parks & Recreation are bringing Splash Pad Storytimes to a park near you. Families are invited to these free events for a special morning of stories, STEAM (science, technology, e...

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Explore a Universe of Stories with Summer Reading Club

May 22, 2019

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, A Universe of Stories, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore...

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Announcing ArlingCon 2019's Schedule, Guests, Vendors

May 20, 2019

ArlingCon is returning on June 15, 2019 and the Arlington Public Library is excited to announce the convention’s schedule, vendors, featured guests and other details. This free pop-culture convention will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the...

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Library Partnering with Grammy Award Winner Kirk Franklin on Music Camp

May 8, 2019

The Arlington Public Library is excited to partner with Grammy Award winning local artist Kirk Franklin on a free music camp for teenagers. Camp Lotus is a one-week camp from June 17 to 22 that will provide young musicians the unique opportunity t...

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