Library on Topic: Valentine

Library on Topic: Valentine's Day

February 14, 2020

The season of love and chocolate is here! Valentine’s Day originated from the Roman festival of Lupercalia, which celebrated the coming of spring. The name was changed in the 5th century from Lupercalia to St. Valentine’s Day. Some theories su...

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UTA Students Designing Outdoor Innovation Zone for new East Library and Recreation Center

UTA Students Designing Outdoor Innovation Zone for new East Library and Recreation Center

February 12, 2020

When the East Library and Recreation Center opens this October, its world-class design and innovative features won't just be on the inside.

The City of Arlington has partnered with the UT Arlington College of Architecture, Planning and Public Aff...

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Library on Topic: Black History Month

Library on Topic: Black History Month

February 6, 2020

Throughout February Americans honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the African American community. Created in 1926 by academic Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month was originally a week-long celebration in February. It wasn’t until 1976,...

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Learn about Flood Safety and Stormwater Pollution Prevention

Learn about Flood Safety and Stormwater Pollution Prevention

February 5, 2020

This spring, the Arlington Public Library is joining other City of Arlington departments for an education series on flooding and stormwater. Join the Public Works and Transportation Department’s Stormwater Management for a free series beginning...

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Encourage Early Literacy at Baby Day

Encourage Early Literacy at Baby Day

January 31, 2020

Babies, young toddlers and their families are invited to an early childhood celebration at the Arlington Public Library! Join us for Baby Day, a special event focusing on the first three years of life, when early experiences shape lifelong potenti...

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Library on Topic: Coronavirus

Library on Topic: Coronavirus

January 30, 2020

As of Jan. 30, there have been over 8,200 coronavirus cases and at least 171 confirmed deaths. The virus which originated in Wuhan, Hubei, China has now spread globally to 18 countries and has been declared as a global health emergency by the Worl...

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Celebrating African American History at the Black History Month Festival

Celebrating African American History at the Black History Month Festival

January 28, 2020

Join the Arlington Public Library and Animal Services at the eleventh annual Black History Month Festival on Sunday, February 23 from 2 to 6 p.m. This festival is a yearly celebration honoring the contributions of the African American community ...

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Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning and with Library Book Drives

Get a Jump on Spring Cleaning and with Library Book Drives

January 23, 2020

The Friends and the Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are holding book drives in preparation for their upcoming Spring Book Sale! As the Library’s non-profit support organization, FFAPL presents a variety of fundraising events throughou...

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Free Music Recording for Teen Artists

Free Music Recording for Teen Artists

January 23, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is hosting weekly music and recording sessions for teens this spring at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Students will meet one-on-one with community volunteer to learn the recording process from the beginning! T...

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Preparing Your 2019 Taxes at the Library

Preparing Your 2019 Taxes at the Library

January 21, 2020

During tax season, the Arlington Public Library provides various resources for preparing your taxes. We do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only. You should consult your own t...

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