Gov. Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation to Limit Gatherings

Gov. Abbott Establishes Statewide Face Covering Requirement, Issues Proclamation to Limit Gatherings

July 2, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an executive order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued a proclam...

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Free July Makerspace Kits Through Curbside Pick Up

Free July Makerspace Kits Through Curbside Pick Up

July 1, 2020

We are excited to announce that the Makerspace will continue offering FREE activity kits through curbside pick up for the month of July. This service will be available at the Downtown Library from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Saturday whil...

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Tarrant County Extends Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings at Businesses, Large Public Gatherings to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

Tarrant County Extends Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings at Businesses, Large Public Gatherings to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

June 25, 2020

Editor's Note: Tarrant County announced on Feb. 23, 2021, that it has extended its mask order through May 25, 2021. This is the third extension of the order, originally issued on June 25, 2020. Click here to read more.

Editor's Note: Tarrant Co...

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Free Computer Access for Small Business Assistance Grant Applications

Free Computer Access for Small Business Assistance Grant Applications

June 20, 2020

Are you a small business owner in Arlington who has been adversely affected by COVID-19? The City of Arlington wants to make it easier for you to submit your application and documentation to Tarrant County’s new Small Business Assistant Grant Pro...

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Library on Topic: Juneteenth

Library on Topic: Juneteenth

June 16, 2020

There are several historical dates that people believe heralded the end of slavery in the United States of America. Some point to the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, though this decree...

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Southwest and Woodland West Branches Reopen at Reduced Capacity

Southwest and Woodland West Branches Reopen at Reduced Capacity

June 11, 2020

The Southwest and Woodland West Branches will reopen to the public at a 50 percent occupancy load on Monday, June 15. This occupancy load increase will also apply to our East Arlington, Southeast, Northeast, and Lake Arlington Branches. In-person ...

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We're Expanding the Hours of our Free Meal Pick Up Service

June 11, 2020

Editor's Note: As of June 29, 2020, the summer meal program has been temporarily suspended. It is scheduled to resume on July 13, 2020. CitySquare will continue to provide meals through its food pantry. Click here to learn more. You can also text...

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UTA Students Design Tech-Friendly Space at Future East Arlington Library

UTA Students Design Tech-Friendly Space at Future East Arlington Library

June 10, 2020

Architecture students in the graduate program at The University of Texas at Arlington designed canopies, pods and other seating options for an outdoor Innovation Zone at the new East Arlington Rec Center & Library.

The City of Arlington partnered...

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Library on Topic: Social Justice and Social Change

Library on Topic: Social Justice and Social Change

June 8, 2020

Video capturing the death of George Floyd on May 26 due to a Minneapolis police officer kneeling on his neck spread across social media, igniting protests across the United States and globally. Many felt the image reminiscent of the death of Eric ...

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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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