Have a Fa-boo-lous Halloween with Drive-Thru Parade

Have a Fa-boo-lous Halloween with Drive-Thru Parade

October 14, 2020

It’s spooky season at the Arlington Public Library. We invite you to our first-ever Halloween Drive-Thru Parade. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. at the Southwest Branch Library, 3311 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd, to kick-st...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Book Recommendations

Hispanic Heritage Month Book Recommendations

October 9, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month is a nationwide celebration that runs from September 15 to October 15. Originally a week-long celebration, President Ronald Reagan enacted a law in 1988 to extend the celebration to 30 days. During this time, many Latin Ame...

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Celebrate Día de los Muertos 2020

Celebrate Día de los Muertos 2020

October 6, 2020

Celebrate Día de los Muertos, a week-long celebration with the Arlington Public Library. Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday honoring family and friends who have passed on. The entire community is invited to celebrate their loved ones through ...

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Juneteenth Community Archive Project

Juneteenth Community Archive Project

September 29, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is launching a community archive project to document past Juneteenth celebrations in the City of Arlington and surrounding cities. “The goal of this project is to make sure Arlington’s rich Black history is not lost an...

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Sucursal de East Arlington Cierra el 30 de septiembre

Sucursal de East Arlington Cierra el 30 de septiembre

September 29, 2020

¡Nos estamos mudando! A partir del miércoles 30 de septiembre, la sucursal de East Arlington ubicada en 1624 New York Avenue cerrará al público en preparación para nuestra mudanza a una nueva ubicación. Esta nueva succursal es un proyecto colabora...

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APL Votes: Voter Resources

APL Votes: Voter Resources

September 28, 2020

REGISTERING TO VOTE

Where can I pick up a registration card?

Postage-paid voter registration applications (for new registrations or updates) are available at the Tarrant County Elections Center, all Tarrant County subcourthouses, U.S. post offic...

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Welcome Back to the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Welcome Back to the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

September 25, 2020

We are excited to announce that the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will reopen to the public on Thursday, Oct. 1 at a 25 percent capacity. The Library will be open Monday through Saturday during the following hours:

  • 9 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • 11:3...

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Sign Language Booklist for Children

Sign Language Booklist for Children

September 24, 2020

In honor of International Sign Language Day on September 23rd, we have incorporated signing into each of our Virtual Disability Playgroup sessions in September.

There are many sign languages across the world, even containing different dialects w...

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Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library

September 24, 2020

We invite you to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with the Arlington Public Library. This holiday is observed in many countries in Asia. It occurs on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar year, which follows the cycles of the moon. As a resu...

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East Arlington Branch Library Closing on Sept. 30, 2020

East Arlington Branch Library Closing on Sept. 30, 2020

September 21, 2020

We are moving! Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 30 the East Arlington Branch located at 1624 New York Avenue will close to the public in preparation for our move into the new facility. This new dual-facility is a collaborative project between the Librar...

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