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July 15, 2019
The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are holding book drives in July and August. Whether you’re decluttering your home or making room on your shelf for more books, the FFAPL will gladly accept your donations!
Visit the FFA...
July 8, 2019
The Friends & Foundation of the Arlington Public Library, a 501c3 nonprofit support organization for the Arlington Public Library System, received a $50,000 grant from Women Inspiring Philanthropy for children’s services at the Downtown Library....
June 27, 2019
Celebrate Independence Day this year with events throughout Downtown Arlington, including activities at the Downtown Library. Join Light Up Arlington on July 3 for family activities, music and fireworks, then return on July 4 for a morning parade....
June 15, 2019
On June 16, the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library marks its first year promoting literacy and providing educational opportunities to the Arlington community! The Downtown Library opened on June 16, 2018 with a celebration attended by more than 300...
June 5, 2019
The Library Advisory Board seeks a teen representative to join the board. The Board is a diverse panel of citizens who are well-informed about the Library and offer a spectrum of community insights to the City Council and the Library Director rega...
June 3, 2019
The Arlington Public Library is featuring seven authors this June! Five authors will be part of ArlingCon, the Library’s annual pop-culture convention, and two others are discussing their books at stand-alone events. Readers have the opportunity...
June 1, 2019
The City is celebrating a generous donation from the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation — a dazzling, interactive sculpture now available for public enjoyment in the heart of Arlington.
Your Way, a mirror labyrinth made of h...
May 30, 2019
The Arlington Public Library has received a $1000 grant from the Young Adult Services Association of the American Library Association to support a writing program for teens who speak English as a second language. ESL Speaks: Sharing Teen Immigrant...
May 29, 2019
The Arlington Public Library has been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts in support of free art education for the public. The Library will seek artists to work in residence, provide classes, and display pieces in an ...
May 28, 2019
Splish! Splash! STEAM! The Arlington Public Library and Arlington Parks & Recreation are bringing Splash Pad Storytimes to a park near you. Families are invited to these free events for a special morning of stories, STEAM (science, technology, e...