Ginny Goblin Book Release

July 26, 2018

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, the Arlington Public Library was excited to host a book launch party for one of our own, David Goodner, to celebrate the release of his first book, “Ginny Goblin is Not Allow to Open this Box”. The celebration inclu...

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ArlingCon 2018 in Review

July 12, 2018

On June 30, 2018 sci-fi and anime fans alike gathered at the E.H. Hereford University Center at UTA for the Arlington Public Library's annual free pop-culture convention.


Throughout the day, attendees could browse a vendor and author hall fil...

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Woodland West Library to Close Temporarily during Renovations

July 9, 2018

Beginning August 1, 2018 the Woodland West Branch Library will close temporarily while the building is renovated. The branch’s front doors, façade and other areas will be updated. Library service will be unavailable at Woodland West during cons...

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Light Up the Library this Independence Day

June 28, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day this year with events throughout Downtown Arlington, including activities at the new Downtown Library. Join Light Up Arlington on July 3 for family activities, music and fireworks, then return on July 4 for a morning par...

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Parking Options Available Near the Downtown Library

June 26, 2018

Wanting to visit the new Downtown Library, but not sure where to park? 

The 101 Center Garage, across the street from the library, has one and a half levels of parking reserved for the library and Downtown Arlington visitors for free. Just outsi...

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ArlingCon Returns for 2018

June 22, 2018

Superhero capes may not be something you typically see as standard attire at the University of Texas at Arlington, but on Saturday, June 30, you will see everything from Godzilla stomping through the halls, to magical girls stopping evil by moonl...

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Storytime with Texas Rangers on June 26

June 21, 2018

The 2018 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is now underway with the participation of the local libraries in 25 municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the 18th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program.

Rangers Hall of Fame...

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Summer Movies with the Arlington Public Library

June 20, 2018

Come enjoy free films Downtown this summer! Join us this summer in the City of Arlington's Council Chambers and Community Room. The Council Chambers is the perfect theatre for your family to hang out together and watch new movie releases! Movies...

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Discovery and Fun at the Downtown Library’s Grand Opening

June 12, 2018

After years of construction and planning, the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library is opening to the public on Saturday, June 16. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St., Arlington TX will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a...

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Welcome Downtown: The Downtown Library's Third Floor

June 9, 2018

The Downtown Library’s third floor, full of books and quiet places to read, is the most traditional space in the building. The third floor holds the entire fiction collection for adults as well as a large amount of the non-fiction books. Patrons...

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