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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,...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...