Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Art, Culture, Books and Prizes at the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Art, Culture, Books and Prizes at the Arlington Public Library

September 13, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with the Arlington Public Library. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15. Visit our Branches to view displays dedicated to various Latin and South American countries and Puerto...

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Celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month with Discounts from Local Shops

Celebrate Library Card Sign Up Month with Discounts from Local Shops

September 1, 2021

Libraries around the country come together every September to celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month. Library cards help build strong communities and provide access to technology and educational materials that create lifelong learners. The Arlington...

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Laptops Available to Take Home at the East Library and Recreation Center

Laptops Available to Take Home at the East Library and Recreation Center

September 17, 2021

The Arlington Public Library is excited to announce the recent purchase of 200 Chromebooks for the East Library and Recreation Center to help close the digital divide in the City of Arlington. These laptops are available for check out beginning...

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NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY 2021

NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY 2021

September 13, 2021

On September 23, 2021, Arlington businesses and residents will have the opportunity to give back by participating in the annual North Texas Giving Day. Since its inception in 2009, this online event has transformed from an idea to help local peopl...

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FFAPL Fall Book Sale 2021

FFAPL Fall Book Sale 2021

September 13, 2021

Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library is a membership organization that advocates on behalf of the Arlington Public Library System and raises funds to support its programs, resources, and services. Friends and Foundation of the Ar...

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Library on Topic: 9/11 Living in Our Hearts and Minds

Library on Topic: 9/11 Living in Our Hearts and Minds

September 11, 2021

Twenty years ago America dealt with the most horrific tragedy this nation has ever faced; the destruction of the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City,  the attack on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the hijacking of four planes, ...

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Ofrenda Photo Submissions Now Open for Día de los Muertos

Ofrenda Photo Submissions Now Open for Día de los Muertos

September 1, 2021

The Arlington Public Library wants to honor those that are no longer with us this upcoming Día de los Muertos. We invite the community to submit photos of their loved ones for our ofrendas (altars). These photos will be added to our two ofrendas b...

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Winners Announced for the Unity: Art and Poetry Contest

Winners Announced for the Unity: Art and Poetry Contest

August 27, 2021

The winners of the Unity: Art and Poetry Contest have been selected. Earlier this year participants were asked to create an art or poetry piece that reflects what unity in Arlington looks like to them. Our city is diverse and vibrant and our citiz...

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A New Family has Completed The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge

A New Family has Completed The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge

August 27, 2021

1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide challenge that encourages caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. The challenge helps families bond together through reading and encourages young children to develop a love of reading fr...

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Job and Training Fair Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

Job and Training Fair Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

July 16, 2021

The Arlington Public Library is hosting a Job and Training Fair on Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the East Library and Recreation Center located at 1817 New York Ave., Arlington, TX 76010. Residents are invited to explore trai...

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