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Learning the Art of Chess

Afternoons at Southwest Branch Library are a busy time during the school week. This is especially true every second and fourth Monday of the month when eager students arrive for another session of the Chess Club. Children ages 6-16 participate in the Chess Club.  Some excited players come early to help set-out…

April 2015 Volunteer of the Month: Asher Densmore-Lynn

Congratulations to Asher Densmore-Lynn for being named the April 2015 Volunteer of the Month for the City of Arlington.  He has volunteered for the Arlington Public Library since 2009 as a Library Advisory Board member and as a Pre-GED/GED tutor specializing in math. Asher was appointed to the Library Advisory Board…

Drumming Around Arlington

Drum Roll, please…Introducing Drumming Around Town with Jeromy Bailey! Drumming Around Town is a new monthly library program that gives everyone an opportunity to feel the beat! The monthly drum group will practice outside of a different library location every meeting and feature students from various high schools that are…

Popular Children’s Book Author Visits Arlington

Have you ever seen 500 preschoolers quietly sitting together, fully engaged during a 45-minute presentation?  The Arlington Public Library has!Earlier this month, the Arlington Public Library hosted more than 1,100 AISD preschool students and their families for a special visit from children’s book author Will Hillenbrand.  Hillenbrand entertained the students…

Senior to Senior Event

Two groups of high school students and senior citizens connected across the generations during Arlington Public Library’s first Senior to Senior program on November 13, 2014. Eleven students from Pantego Christian Academy presented a live program entitled, “Remembering the Fifties” to residents of the Texas Masonic Retirement Home. Arlington Public…