Diversity in Book Publishing: A Conversation Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

Diversity in Book Publishing: A Conversation Hosted by the Arlington Public Library

July 7, 2021

The world of publishing is a dynamic field, filled with stories of magical, brave, and unique characters and stories. In recent years, the question has arisen: how diverse is publishing and its stories? The Arlington Public Library is excited to h...

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Arlington Public Library Participating in 2021 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club

Arlington Public Library Participating in 2021 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club

June 28, 2021

The Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is officially underway in over 20 participating libraries across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. 2021 marks the 19th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program. Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel ...

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Arlington Public Library Launches Arlington Black History Community Archive in honor of Juneteenth

Arlington Public Library Launches Arlington Black History Community Archive in honor of Juneteenth

June 16, 2021

Many recognize June 19, 1865, as the date that ended slavery. Texas, at the time, was the furthest west of the Confederate States. Union Major General Gordon Granger read General Order Number 3 in Galveston ending slavery. By December 2, 1865, eig...

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Free Summer Meals at the Arlington Public Library

Free Summer Meals at the Arlington Public Library

June 8, 2021

The Arlington Public Library is serving free meals to children for the sixth year this summer. These meals will be provided by CitySquare twice a week from Monday, June 14, 2021, through Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, at two library locations.

Meals will...

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Arlington ISD will Serve Up Good Nutrition for Local Children this Summer

Arlington ISD will Serve Up Good Nutrition for Local Children this Summer

June 7, 2021

This summer, Arlington ISD will connect children 18 and younger and enrolled students with disabilities up to 21 years old with healthy, no cost summer meals.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a U.S. Department of Agriculture nutrition pr...

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Covid-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at East Library and Recreation Center

Covid-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at East Library and Recreation Center

June 3, 2021

Tarrant County residents are invited to a pop-up vaccination clinic Friday, June 11, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the East Library and Recreation Center, 1817 New York Ave, Arlington, Texas, 76010. This pop-up is a collaborative project between ...

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Art is for Everyone: Jean Fernandes

Art is for Everyone: Jean Fernandes

June 2, 2021

The Arlington Public Library's 'Art is for Everyone’ series continues with featured artist, Jean Fernandes. In June, Fernandes will be teaching the community all about glass with virtual and in-person classes. Classes will be held at the George W....

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Hours and Services Restored at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Hours and Services Restored at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

May 29, 2021

The George W. Hawkes Downtown Library is restoring hours and services on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. We will be open during the following days and hours:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6...

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AAPI Heritage Month: How to Make Dumplings

AAPI Heritage Month: How to Make Dumplings

May 24, 2021

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Arlington Public Library has created a tutorial on how to make Chinese jiaozi, a type of dumpling that usually has ground meat and vegetables. Dumplings are very special to many Asian cu...

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Discover Your Story this Summer with the Arlington Public Library

Discover Your Story this Summer with the Arlington Public Library

May 18, 2021

Days are getting sunnier, school is almost over, and the Arlington Public Library is getting ready for another fun season of our Summer Reading Challenge! Join us to ‘Discover Your Story’ with weekly events, book challenges, and prize drawings for...

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