Great Family Read Aloud Books

Great Family Read Aloud Books

April 30, 2020

Did you know that reading books aloud with your kids is one of the best ways to support their learning and love of literature? To help you find great books to read aloud, our children’s librarian made a list of her favorite. All these books are av...

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Haiku from Home

Haiku from Home

April 29, 2020

Happy national poetry month! There are many forms of poetry, but one of the most notable and simple, yet complicated forms of poetry is Haiku. Maybe you’ve written a few in the past, maybe you haven’t, either way, we invite you to try your hand at...

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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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