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STEM Cart Donated to Arlington Public Library by Mouser Electronics

The Arlington Public Library is expanding its technology offerings with the addition of a 3D printing cart, sponsored by Mouser Electronics. Representatives from Mouser Electronics and the Arlington Public Library unveiled the cart on January 29 at the Northeast Branch Library. The cart will be housed and used for programming…

New Options to Scan, Copy and Fax at All Arlington Library Locations

The Arlington Public Library is excited to offer robust new document options at all locations. Patrons can now make copies in color and in black and white, scan documents and send domestic faxes. Put this technology to work with expanded options for business, school and personal documents. Each library location now…

Arlington Library’s 10th Annual Black History Month Festival Set Feb. 17

Join the Arlington Public Library and Animal Services at the tenth annual Black History Month Festival from 2 p. m. to 6 p. m. Sunday, Feb. 17. This festival marks a decade celebrating and honoring the contributions of the African American community in Arlington and beyond. In addition to performances from local arts…

Woodland West Branch Library Reopens with Community Celebrations

The Woodland West Branch of the Arlington Public Library reopened to the community with a day of celebrations and festivities on Saturday, February 2, 2019 in The American Dream City. Book lovers gathered in the morning to savor coffee and a light brunch before a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring a barbershop…

Learn about the Library’s Makerspace in Free Orientation Classes

A 3D printed anatomical model of a heart, carved wooden signs, embroidered t-shirts and other custom projects lined the tables of the Arlington Public Library’s makerspace during January’s free makerspace orientation class. More than 50 patrons viewed these creations as they learned about the makerspace’s machines and how to use them. Free orientations are currently…

ArlingCon, Library’s Free Pop Culture Convention, Returning June 15

Celebrate fandoms and interests in a family-friendly atmosphere on Saturday, June 15 at the Arlington Public Library’s 5th annual ArlingCon! Attendees at this free pop-culture convention will find a welcoming and educational environment. Newcomers and longtime convention-goers alike are invited for a day of geeky festivities packed with local crafters,…

Arlington Public Library Offers Free Access to Digital Newspaper Collection

The Arlington Public Library is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new digital newspaper collection. This collection is free to library patrons and is updated daily through NewsBank, an online provider of newspapers. The Library provides Web-based access to current and archived issues of seven full-text Texas newspapers,…

Arlington Library’s Renovated Woodland West Branch to Reopen Feb. 2

The Arlington Public Library is excited to reopen its Woodland West Branch on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The popular branch at 2837 W. Park Row Blvd. was closed for renovations in 2018 and will reopen to the community with a day of festivities. Please join us for the grand reopening, scheduled…

Local Authors to Visit Arlington Public Library Jan. 10 and Jan. 12

The Arlington Public Library is excited to host three local authors this month! As part of Arlington’s commitment to supporting youth and families through education, the Library is excited and honored to showcase local authors and their work. There is no registration or cost required to meet these award-winning writers,…