Welcome Downtown: The Downtown Library’s First Floor

Welcome Downtown: The Downtown Library’s First Floor

May 17, 2018

When the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library opens to the public on June 16, it will be a welcoming hub for all members of the Arlington community. The new library is designed to meet the technological and educational needs of a vibrant, modern soci...

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Sneak Peek at the new Sun Club Sustainability Shop

Sneak Peek at the new Sun Club Sustainability Shop

May 15, 2018

Arlington Public Library is committed to sustainability, and our new Sustainability Shop was developed with that thought in mind. The Sun Club Sustainability Shop, an eco-friendly shop in the new Downtown Library’s lobby, will be loaded with eco-f...

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Mobile Printing is Available at the Library

Mobile Printing is Available at the Library

May 4, 2018

Mobile printing is available at all Arlington Public Library locations! Send print jobs from your computer at home, or from your smartphone on the go. There are three different methods to choose from. Read the following instructions to get started...

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Changes and Closures during Move to Downtown Library

Changes and Closures during Move to Downtown Library

May 2, 2018

As the grand opening of the Downtown Library gets closer, library staff are preparing to move in to the building. Items and resources from around throughout the library system are coming home to Downtown and will be available there once the buildi...

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Plaque Dedication Celebrates Downtown Library Project

Plaque Dedication Celebrates Downtown Library Project

May 2, 2018

On May 1, the Arlington Public Library came one step closer to opening the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library with a plaque dedication for the new building. The plaque, which is located at library’s south entrance, recognizes Arlington’s Mayor,...

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Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

Volunteer Opportunities Now Available in the Downtown Library

April 27, 2018

Volunteer opportunities are now available for the move into the new Downtown Library! The Arlington Public Library is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help unpack and shelve books between May 17 and 27. Click here to see available shifts a...

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Library Staff Awarded the 2018 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

Library Staff Awarded the 2018 Margaret A. Edwards Award for Best Literature Program for Teens

April 27, 2018

The Arlington Public Library’s Librarian Morgan Brickey and Program Specialist Yuliana Aceves were awarded 2018 Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award for Best Literature Program for Teens by The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a divisi...

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A Spooky Evening with Author Rachel Caine

October 12, 2017

Average housewife Gina Royal’s life was unremarkably happy, until the day a car accident revealed her husband’s secret life as a serial killer. With her husband in jail, a horde of online conspiracy theorists on her trail, and her two traumatized ...

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Arlington Public Library awarded over $100,000 in Grants

September 6, 2017

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages an...

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Tummy Time supports Infant Learning and Development

August 24, 2017

New babies are sponges for information. Parents and caregivers with newborns know that their babies still need to learn everything! Infants have a lot of work to do before they read, talk, walk, crawl, or hit other milestones. Brain and body devel...

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