Students Use Strategy at the Library's Fourth Annual Chess Club Tournament

April 16, 2019

Saturday, April 13, twenty-one students tested their strategic skills at the Arlington Public Library's fourth annual Chess Club Tournament. Competitors ages 5-16 came early to check in for this Swiss-style, non-elimination tournament. Two chess c...

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Cool off on Tax Day with Free Kona Ice at the Library

April 11, 2019

Tax Day can be stressful, but the Arlington Public Library can help you cool off! Kona Ice will be giving away free snow cones from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside the Downtown Library on April 15. Cones are free to anyone. Whether you filed early or ar...

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Celebrate Children and Cultures at Día de los Niños

April 9, 2019

Join the Library for a celebration of all children and cultures at Día de los Niños on April 27! Promoting the importance of literacy for children from all linguistic and cultural backgrounds, Día de los Niños is an afternoon filled with perfo...

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Health & Wellness Expo presented by Arlington Public Library and TCC Nursing Department

April 5, 2019

The Arlington Public Library, in partnership with the Tarrant County College Nursing Department, is offering a free Health & Wellness Expo on Friday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Downtown Library. These workshops in English and Spanish ar...

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Two Art Installations on Display at the Downtown Library in April

April 2, 2019

Visitors to Arlington’s Downtown Library during April can experience two art installations. On the first floor, enjoy a photography exhibit by Ron Baseslice. Then head upstairs to see a blacklight installation by the collective eARTh focusing on...

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Early Literacy Fun at Teddy Bear Carnival

March 22, 2019

Teddy Bear Carnival is back this spring! Stuffed animals and their favorite children are invited to the Southwest Branch Library on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon for a morning of teddy bear-themed activities.

This outdoor event will m...

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Accessibility Goes Beyond Large Print with Video Desktop Magnifier Donated by Delta Gamma

March 14, 2019

The Arlington Public Library is expanding its ways to support patrons with disabilities with the addition of a video desktop magnifier provided by the Arlington Alumnae Chapter of Delta Gamma. Members of the Arlington Alumnae Chapter Delta Gamma a...

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Amazing Deals at the 31st Annual Book Sale

March 11, 2019

Celebrating its 31 years of operations, the semi-annual book sale sponsored by the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library will open its doors to buyers on Wednesday, March 27, at Meadowbrook Recreation Center. Sale profits benefit...

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Celebrate Fix-a-Leak Week on March 23

March 8, 2019

Did you know that one trillion gallons of water can be wasted annually due to nationwide household leaks? The United States Environmental Protection Agency holds an annual Fix-a-Leak Week to provide resources to fix those leaks. This year’s Fix-...

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World Language Storytimes for Early Literacy Across Languages

March 6, 2019

The Arlington Public Library announces a new series of storytimes offered in international languages, beginning in March 2019. Storytimes promote early literacy and build strong family relationships. Please join us to listen and experience engagin...

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