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There's Still Time to Support the Library in 2018

December 28, 2018

As we look on the past year, the Arlington Public Library is so grateful for the powerful support we’ve received from our community. We were able to open the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library because of nearly $8 million in donations from Ar...

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Free eBooks and More for Your New Tablet or Phone

Free eBooks and More for Your New Tablet or Phone

December 26, 2018

Did you get a new device this holiday season? Lucky you! Get the most out of your new phone, tablet, or other device by adding our digital resources. You can explore free learning tools, read current magazines, download e-books and more. The best ...

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Children

Children's Tech and Kits to Keep Busy over the Holidays

December 21, 2018

With the winter school holidays in session, the Arlington Public Library has several ways to help you keep your children engaged in playful learning. We offer portable technology, Read it Again kits, STEM kits, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, juve...

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Updates and Improvements to Digital Library Services

Updates and Improvements to Digital Library Services

December 5, 2018

The library is putting technology to work and making improvements in 2019 to your digital library experience. We're always watching new technology developments to discover what will enhance our services. These upgrades bring more options to our pa...

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Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime offers Festive Family Fun

Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime offers Festive Family Fun

December 3, 2018

The Arlington Public Library invites you to this year’s Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Join us for a festive evening of stories, songs, and a special craft. Children...

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All Locations Closed on December 14 for [re]Brary Day, Annual Staff Development Event

All Locations Closed on December 14 for [re]Brary Day, Annual Staff Development Event

December 3, 2018

Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, December 14 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day. With a team of over 120 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at serv...

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Touch-a-Truck lets Children Explore Community Vehicles

Touch-a-Truck lets Children Explore Community Vehicles

November 26, 2018

Huge rolling beasts with shining eyes, loud honks, and colorful sides stretching all the way to the sky—once you’ve grown up, it’s hard to remember how strange and wonderful trucks can be. Cars, trucks and other vehicles are commonplace for ...

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday and Support the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate #GivingTuesday and Support the Arlington Public Library

November 20, 2018

This #GivingTuesday, the Arlington Public Library invites readers to Love Your Library! Shop librarian-curated Amazon wish list to donate books to the collection. Each book on the wish list has been specially chosen as something our community will...

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Data Detox with the Arlington Public Library’s Glass Room Experience

Data Detox with the Arlington Public Library’s Glass Room Experience

November 9, 2018

What is personal data in an age when websites, social media, apps and smart devices all collect information on their users? The Glass Room Experience at the Arlington Public Library offers a way for patrons to take control of their online life, da...

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Write a Book during National Novel Writing Month

Write a Book during National Novel Writing Month

November 7, 2018

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month this November with the Arlington Public Library! National Novel Writing Month, often abbreviated as NaNoWriMo, is a movement challenging people to write 50,000 words during November. From amateur authors tack...

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