Arlington Public Library awarded over $100,000 in Grants

September 6, 2017

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages an...

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Tummy Time supports Infant Learning and Development

August 24, 2017

New babies are sponges for information. Parents and caregivers with newborns know that their babies still need to learn everything! Infants have a lot of work to do before they read, talk, walk, crawl, or hit other milestones. Brain and body devel...

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The Optimist Club of Arlington Donates to the Downtown Library

July 19, 2017

The Optimist Club of Arlington has strengthened its commitment to education in Arlington with a $50,000 donation to the new Downtown Library.

The Optimist Club has supported Arlington youth since its founding in 1945. Diverse offerings such as sp...

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Community Yard Sale supports the Downtown Library

June 21, 2017

Early mornings in summer are a busy time for savvy shoppers — it’s yard sale season. On July 7 and 8, the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are joining the fun with their first Community Yard Sale. Library supporters can find ...

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Union Pacific Continues Legacy of Building Towns with Downtown Library Donation

May 15, 2017

Union Pacific has donated $25,000 to Arlington’s new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The new library building, which is currently under construction just south of the train tracks running through downtown Arlington, will provide state-of-the-ar...

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Arlington City Council Approves Hearing Loops for the new Downtown Library

April 26, 2017

On April 25, the Arlington City Council approved the addition of hearing loops to the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. This assistive listening technology broadcasts sound directly into modern hearing aids, allowing patrons with hearing loss...

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Texas Health Resources, Texas Health Arlington Memorial support the Downtown Library

April 6, 2017

Texas Health Resources and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital have made a long-term investment in Arlington’s health by donating a combined $50,000 to the campaign for the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.  Community giving is a vital piece...

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Building A Dream Gala Featured Author Sandra Brown

March 30, 2017

Over 130 library supporters enjoyed an elegant evening at the Arlington Museum of Art on Saturday, March 25 for the Arlington Public Library’s inaugural Building A Dream Gala. Sandra Brown, New York Times bestselling author and long-time Arlingt...

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Arlington Alliance For Youth Grants Support Library Events for Youth

January 24, 2017

The Arlington Public Library was among local organizations that received grants from Arlington Alliance For Youth on January 20. The Library received six grants in support of programs and events for babies, children, and teens.

Craig Weitz, Arlin...

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