Don’t Get Cabin Fever! Keep Busy this Thanksgiving Week at the Library

November 13, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, families might be wondering what to do during their week out of school! The Arlington Public Library is supporting families with lots of festive, free options while school is out. Enjoy stories, crafts, creativity and o...

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Experience Community Vehicles at Touch-a-Truck

November 7, 2019

Children and families, get to know vehicles from the community at the Arlington Public Library’s fifth annual Touch-a-Truck. Cars, trucks and other vehicles can seem commonplace for anyone old enough to drive, but children find them almost magic...

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Honoring Hometown Hero Neel Kearby

October 23, 2019

Many Arlington residents have heard of Colonel Neel Kearby, one of the city's greatest military heroes and recipient of America's highest award of valor, the Medal of Honor. In honor of Veterans’ Day and the 75th anniversary of Col. Kearby’s d...

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Write a Novel with the Arlington Public Library this November

October 21, 2019

November is National Novel Writing Month, and the Arlington Public Library is here to support local authors as they write a new novel in just 30 days! Since 1999, authors have challenged themselves to write 50,000 words of a new project in Novembe...

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U.S. Census Bureau to Hold Job Recruitment Events at Arlington Public Library

October 18, 2019

Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is holding informational recruitment events in Arlington from Oct. 22-24. These events will be held as a part of a nationwide effort to answer questions about jobs and the hiring process with the goal of recruitin...

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Celebrating Día de los Muertos with the Arlington Public Library

October 17, 2019

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at a free festival with the Arlington Public Library and Paso a Paso on Saturday, November 2. Featured in Disney’s movie Coco, Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have passed on....

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Library to Close October 25, 2019 for Staff Development on [re]Brary Day

October 9, 2019

Library staff from all seven branches will come together on Friday, October 25 for [re]Brary Day, the Arlington Public Library’s annual staff development day. With a team of over 120 employees leading programs, cataloging books, working at servi...

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Tiny Treaters Can Celebrate Halloween at the Library

October 8, 2019

A chill is in the air, nights are getting longer, and Arlington’s tiniest residents are getting excited about pumpkins, costumes and fall fun. Mark your calendars now for Tiny Treaters! Families with young children are invited to celebrate Hallo...

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Expert Workshops Available at Genealogy Lock-In on October 18, 2019

October 4, 2019

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 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Celebrate Family History Month wit...

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Creating Safer Communities

September 13, 2019

Along with Project S.A.V.E., the Arlington Public Library is presenting an awareness and education workshop to take action against sexual and domestic violence. Join us on Saturday, September 21 for Building Safer Communities, a free seminar at th...

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