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Support your Library at FFAPL's Spring Book Sale

March 1, 2022

The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library (FFAPL) will be holding their annual Spring Book Sale. FFAPL is a local non-profit that works to bring together library lovers; promote public awareness and community support, and encourag...

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Family Storytime Fun at the Arlington Public Library

Family Storytime Fun at the Arlington Public Library

February 9, 2022

Storytime is a thoughtful way to encourage children’s love of books. Storytime is even better when the whole family can get involved. The Arlington Public Library has family storytimes throughout the week at different library locations. These even...

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Free Tax Assistance at the Arlington Public Library

Free Tax Assistance at the Arlington Public Library

January 26, 2022

The 2021 tax season is right around the corner, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help. We’ve partnered with AARP to offer free tax preparation assistance. Tax-Aide will be available at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library and the South...

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Celebrate Black History Month with the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate Black History Month with the Arlington Public Library

January 26, 2022

The Arlington Public Library joins the nation in celebrating Black history and community this February. In honor of Black History Month, the library will host a series of programs throughout the month.

Black History Month is an annual celebratio...

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Arlington librarian receives I Love My Librarian Award

Arlington librarian receives I Love My Librarian Award

January 11, 2022

Yuliana Aceves recognized with national public service honor  

CHICAGO – Yuliana Aceves, community programming librarian at the Arlington Public Library in Arlington, Texas, is a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. Recognized by t...

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Have a Jolly Good Time at Annual Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime

Have a Jolly Good Time at Annual Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime

December 8, 2021

Celebrate our annual Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime on Monday, December 13, 2021, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Our children’s department will be decked out in festive holiday decor. Families can enjoy an eve...

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Celebrate the Return of Beloved Holiday Festivities at the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate the Return of Beloved Holiday Festivities at the Arlington Public Library

December 1, 2021

Celebrate the holidays with the Arlington Public Library. Annual events and activities are in full swing from Reindeer Games at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library to our annual Pajama Storytime with Mayor Jim Ross. Join us for a variety of prog...

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City of Arlington to Host Job Fair Dec. 9, 2021, at George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

City of Arlington to Host Job Fair Dec. 9, 2021, at George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

November 20, 2021

Are you looking to start a rewarding new career in The American Dream City? The City of Arlington will host a job fair from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. 100 S. Center St.

Numerous City Departm...

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Complete the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge in English and Spanish

Complete the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Challenge in English and Spanish

November 16, 2021

A nationwide challenge, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a great way to get children on the path to literacy. This challenge requires families to read ten books in 100 backpacks. Once you’ve checked out and read through the 100 backpacks, childre...

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Celebrate Indie Author Day 2021 with the Arlington Public Library

Celebrate Indie Author Day 2021 with the Arlington Public Library

November 8, 2021

Are you an aspiring writer? Would you like to meet like-minded individuals and authors? Celebrate this year's Indie Author Day with the Arlington Public Library. The goal of Indie Author Day is to bring libraries, authors, and readers together. Jo...

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