Contactless, Virtual, and Socially Distanced Services Available

Contactless, Virtual, and Socially Distanced Services Available

December 4, 2020

The holidays are right around the corner and though they will look a lot different this year the Arlington Public Library continues to offer residents services and programs to make the best out of this festive season.  

Don’t have a library ca...

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Juneteenth Community Archive Project Now Virtual

Juneteenth Community Archive Project Now Virtual

December 3, 2020

After careful deliberation, the Arlington Public Library's Juneteenth Community Archive Project team has decided to move forward with item collection as a virtual activity. We will provide the ability to submit items in a contactless way in order ...

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Art is for Everyone: Amy Stephens

Art is for Everyone: Amy Stephens

December 2, 2020

The Arlington Public Library’s ‘Art is for Everyone’ series continues with Amy Stephens. In December, Amy will be teaching the community how to make sculptures, accessories, and more through a variety of free virtual and in-person classes. Classes...

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Spring 2021 Call for Artists

Spring 2021 Call for Artists

November 20, 2020

We are now accepting applications for our 'Art is For Everyone' Spring program. Applications must be submitted by December 20, 2020.  

We're looking for artists to work in residence, provide classes, and display pieces in an exhibition. Cla...

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Made in a Mug: Pumpkin Pie

Made in a Mug: Pumpkin Pie

November 20, 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 November is pumpkin pie,...

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Makerspace Holiday Classes

Makerspace Holiday Classes

November 18, 2020

The Arlington Public Library’s Makerspace is back in full swing! The Makerspace will be having festive classes for the upcoming holiday season. Are you interested in learning how to create winter decorations using the Cricut machine or learn...

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Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance

Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance

November 11, 2020

The Arlington Public Library invites you to a month-long celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. The Harlem Renaissance celebrates the blossoming of African American culture within the Harlem neighborhood in New York City b...

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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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Welcome to the new East Library and Recreation Center

Welcome to the new East Library and Recreation Center

November 3, 2020

We are excited to welcome residents to the new East Library and Recreation Center. This state-of-the-art facility is located at 1817 New York Ave. and will be the first of its kind in The American Dream City. This building is a collaborative proje...

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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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