Arts and Crafts: Hot Glue Stencil

Arts and Crafts: Hot Glue Stencil

June 3, 2020

Today we have a craft using a hot glue gun to make a stencil on cloth. You can do a word or a pattern, whatever you like. To do this you will need a hot glue gun, some paint or colored permanent markers, and an old T-shirt. Preferably one that has...

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Free June Makerspace Kits through Curbside Pick Up

Free June Makerspace Kits through Curbside Pick Up

June 2, 2020

We are excited to announce that the Makerspace will be offering FREE Curbside Pick Up Activity Kits for the month of June. This service will be available at the Downtown Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday while supplies last. These r...

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Arts and Crafts: Origami Heart & Paper Crane

Arts and Crafts: Origami Heart & Paper Crane

June 1, 2020

Origami is the art of paper folding. The history of Origami goes back to the Japanese Edo Period (1603-1867). Try making this easy origami heart we have provided paper, but you can also do this with your paper as long as you have a perfect square....

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Arts and Crafts: Magical Market Bags

Arts and Crafts: Magical Market Bags

June 1, 2020

Create your own Magical Market bag to hold your books, journals, and pencils! 

In this arts and crafts tutorial, we will show you how to design your own unique magical tote bag using the Cricut, iron-on vinyl, and an iron. We will be offering ki...

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We are Eyewitnesses to History

We are Eyewitnesses to History

May 30, 2020

Many people think that history is only “stuff that happened a long time ago.” The truth is history is always chugging and churning and flowing along. As the noted philosopher, Ferris Bueller once put it, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop ...

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Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

May 22, 2020

This summer might look different than usual, but some things remain the same. Days are getting sunnier, school is almost over, and the Arlington Public Library is getting ready for another fun season of Summer Reading Challenge! Join us to Imagine...

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Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

May 22, 2020

This summer, the Arlington Public Library is offering weekly streaming art workshops for children! Join children's book author and Illustrator Rafael López for virtual workshops showing kids how to make art at home. Rafael López was awarded the ...

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Tea Time, Me Time

Tea Time, Me Time

May 22, 2020

Looking for an easy way to remember to take a deep breath every once in a while and de-stress? How about a cup of tea? During the time it takes to brew and drink a cup of tea, you can practice some everyday mindfulness and even do a simple tea med...

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Art is For Everyone offers Free Streaming Art Workshops

Art is For Everyone offers Free Streaming Art Workshops

May 20, 2020

The Arlington Public Library’s Art is For Everyone workshop series is moving online! Enjoy free streaming art classes every week in June on the Library’s Facebook and YouTube pages. These classes are taught by the same local artists selected to le...

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Feeding a Child’s Mind and More: Free Meals Return to the Arlington Public Library

Feeding a Child’s Mind and More: Free Meals Return to the Arlington Public Library

May 15, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is serving free meals to children for the fifth year this summer. Youth ages 18 and under can receive free breakfasts and lunches to take home from three locations. The Library joins CitySquare to offer meal pickup twi...

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