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September 27, 2018
Arlington Reads, the adult literacy initiative of the Arlington Public Library, served 388 students in the 2017-18 school year. Arlington Reads offers free classes in high school equivalency test preparation, English as a Second Language, citizens...
September 24, 2018
Next week, block parties, cookouts and potlucks and other casual get-togethers will cover Arlington as the City celebrates National Night Out. Join the Arlington Police, other City departments (including the Library!) and your neighbors on Tuesday...
September 21, 2018
New is old, as it’s time for our 16th annual Medieval Arts Festival. On Saturday, November 3 from Noon to 5 p.m., visitors to the George W. Hawkes Downtown library will experience the Medieval world. Return to the days of knights, chivalry a...
September 21, 2018
Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Celebrate Family History Month with a live...
September 19, 2018
On September 20, 2018 Arlington business and residents will have the opportunity to give back by participating in the annual North Texas Giving Day. North Texas Giving Day was founded in 2008 by the Communities Foundation of Texas. In 2017 North T...
September 5, 2018
Larry Howser is our September 2018 Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington!
With more than 350 volunteer hours logged, Howser’s contribution to the Arlington Public Library cannot be overstated. During his time as a volunteer, he has s...
September 4, 2018
Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this fall to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes, which start Sept. 27, are co-sponsored ...
August 24, 2018
It’s time for another Fall Book Sale, opening September 26, 2018! The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are back with their twice-yearly book sale. FFAPL members and volunteers have been busy for months to sort, store, p...
August 13, 2018
Arlington Public Library Librarian Morgan Brickey-Jones has been selected to by the Texas Library Association to serve on the selection committee for the Texas Bluebonnet Awards. The Texas Bluebonnet Award encourages students in grades third throu...