Plaque Dedication Celebrates Downtown Library Project

Plaque Dedication Celebrates Downtown Library Project

May 2, 2018

On May 1, the Arlington Public Library came one step closer to opening the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library with a plaque dedication for the new building. The plaque, which is located at library’s south entrance, recognizes Arlington’s Mayor,...

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Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

April 27, 2018

Volunteer opportunities are now available for the move into the new Downtown Library! The Arlington Public Library is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help unpack and shelve books between May 17 and 27. Click here to see available shifts a...

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Library Staff Awarded the 2018 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

Library Staff Awarded the 2018 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

April 27, 2018

The Arlington Public Library’s Librarian Morgan Brickey and Program Specialist Yuliana Aceves were awarded 2018 Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award for Best Literature Program for Teens by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a divisi...

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A Spooky Evening with Author Rachel Caine

October 12, 2017

Average housewife Gina Royal’s life was unremarkably happy, until the day a car accident revealed her husband’s secret life as a serial killer. With her husband in jail, a horde of online conspiracy theorists on her trail, and her two traumatized ...

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Arlington Public Library awarded over $100,000 in Grants

September 6, 2017

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages an...

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Tummy Time supports Infant Learning and Development

August 24, 2017

New babies are sponges for information. Parents and caregivers with newborns know that their babies still need to learn everything! Infants have a lot of work to do before they read, talk, walk, crawl, or hit other milestones. Brain and body devel...

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The Optimist Club of Arlington Donates to the Downtown Library

July 19, 2017

The Optimist Club of Arlington has strengthened its commitment to education in Arlington with a $50,000 donation to the new Downtown Library.

The Optimist Club has supported Arlington youth since its founding in 1945. Diverse offerings such as sp...

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Community Yard Sale supports the Downtown Library

June 21, 2017

Early mornings in summer are a busy time for savvy shoppers — it’s yard sale season. On July 7 and 8, the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library are joining the fun with their first Community Yard Sale. Library supporters can find ...

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Union Pacific Continues Legacy of Building Towns with Downtown Library Donation

May 15, 2017

Union Pacific has donated $25,000 to Arlington’s new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The new library building, which is currently under construction just south of the train tracks running through downtown Arlington, will provide state-of-the-ar...

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Arlington City Council Approves Hearing Loops for the new Downtown Library

April 26, 2017

On April 25, the Arlington City Council approved the addition of hearing loops to the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. This assistive listening technology broadcasts sound directly into modern hearing aids, allowing patrons with hearing loss...

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