Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

April 29, 2020

April is Financial Literacy Month and we have digital resources to help you take control of your personal finances. We also have a few recommendations for learning more about personal finance online. We offer electronic books, audiobooks, and maga...

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Movement Time at Home

Movement Time at Home

April 28, 2020

Are your little ones beginning to bounce off the walls?  Never fear, we have a couple of fun and easy movement activities you can do at home to get some of that energy out and to quiet the mind at least for a few minutes.

Balance Fun

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Petrarchan Sonnets 

Petrarchan Sonnets 

April 28, 2020

Petrarchan sonnets originated in the Renaissance period, although the sonnet form is named after Petrarch he did not invent it, instead, Petrarch adopted the form, which then became widely known because of his poetry.  

Who was Francesco Pet...

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Arts and Crafts: Image Transfer On Wood

Arts and Crafts: Image Transfer On Wood

April 23, 2020

Are you looking for a creative way to decorate your home or to display your favorite image in a different way? You can transfer your favorite family picture on to wood.  All you will need is Mod Podge and a few other supplies!  

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Arts and Crafts: Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Arts and Crafts: Pom Pom Wall Hanging

April 22, 2020

Do you have some yarn lying around? You can add flair and a pop of color to your home or office with this DIY Pom Pom Wall Hanging! This DIY project is perfect to do with your family as well.  

Time Required: 30 minutes – 1 hour  

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Genealogy and Local History Research Help from Home

Genealogy and Local History Research Help from Home

April 20, 2020

Have you been digging into your family history while at home? The Arlington Public Library is here to help keep your research moving along! Our Genealogy and Local History Librarian is providing curated options to expand your research. From digita...

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Arts and Crafts: Pages Wreath

Arts and Crafts: Pages Wreath

April 17, 2020

Do you have old magazines, newspapers or books that are falling apart? Repurpose them! You can make a wreath out of these pages for everyday wall décor or you can spruce it up for any occasion. Patrons can also use music pages, comic book pages, c...

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Curbside Item Pick Up Starting April 20, 2020

Curbside Item Pick Up Starting April 20, 2020

April 17, 2020

Beginning April 20, 2020, the Arlington Public Library is offering curbside item pick up. Items will be available to pick up from all locations in touchless transactions.  

“Here at the Arlington Public Library, we always strive to remove b...

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Arts and Crafts: DIY Hot Glue Accessories

Arts and Crafts: DIY Hot Glue Accessories

April 16, 2020

Make your own accessories using a hot glue gun! This project will help improve fine motor skills and concentration. There are lots of different things you can do with your hot glue design once you finish it. You can make your own earrings, hair ac...

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Arts and Crafts: DIY Cat Toy Ball

Arts and Crafts: DIY Cat Toy Ball

April 16, 2020

Have an abundance of toilet paper rolls in your home and aren’t sure what to do? Make this fun DIY cat toy ball! It can be used as a treat dispenser or simply serve as something that your cat(s) can bat around. It is also inexpensive and easy to r...

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