City Celebrates Opening of East Library and Recreation Center in East Arlington

City Celebrates Opening of East Library and Recreation Center in East Arlington

November 11, 2020

Whether you're looking to take a fitness class, host a pool party, browse the bookshelves or borrow a laptop to do some work online, the newly opened East Library and Recreation Center offers a variety of programs, amenities and resources for res...

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Teen Connection at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Teen Connection at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

November 3, 2020

Arlington teens now have two options at the library to hangout and connect with other teens. They can connect virtually with our new teen Discord server or in person at Maker Teen programs held in the Makerspace at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Li...

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Art is for Everyone November Artist: Stuart Hausmann

Art is for Everyone November Artist: Stuart Hausmann

November 3, 2020

Arlington Public Library is thrilled to bring back the popular art education series Art is for Everyone. The November artist is Stuart Hausmann, an award-winning artist, and illustrator currently living and working in Dallas, Texas. He studied at ...

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Library on Topic: Día de Los Muertos

Library on Topic: Día de Los Muertos

October 28, 2020

Día de Los Muertos is an annual celebration that honors the life of those who have passed. On this day many pay their respects to friends and family who are no longer with us by setting up altars with offerings or visiting their graves. It is beli...

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Celebrate Indie Author Day

Celebrate Indie Author Day

October 24, 2020

Are you an aspiring writer? Looking for something new to read? Join us for a day filled with virtual local author book talks, writing workshops, and more! Virtual event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. our Facebook pag...

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Made in a Mug: Pizza

Made in a Mug: Pizza

October 16, 2020

It’s time for Made in a Mug again! Made In A Mug is a series of videos teaching teens how to make mug recipes. Mug recipes are great since they are simple and make just enough for one person. The mug recipe highlighted for October is pizza. Pizza ...

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City of Arlington First in Country to Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program for Municipal Buildings

City of Arlington First in Country to Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program for Municipal Buildings

October 16, 2020

The City of Arlington, Texas, has announced its commitment to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Arlington is the first city in the United States to implement the most st...

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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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