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Arlington Public Library Awarded More Than $100,000 in Grants

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages and interests. The Library will be working with local partners, including other…

Beekeeping, Coffee Cupping and More! Discover New Hobbies at Maker Nights

Learn a new skill, meet different people, and experience the library after hours in this fall’s free Maker Night series. This series of workshops offers a different experience at each meeting. Take a break from reading or streaming and get your hands messy!Each Maker Night offers a no-pressure environment where…

Library’s Tummy Time Programs Support Infant Learning and Development

New babies are sponges for information. Parents and caregivers with newborns know that their babies still need to learn everything! Infants have a lot of work to do before they read, talk, walk, crawl, or hit other milestones. Brain and body development are both important as babies learn skills like…

Registration Ends August 5 for Library’s English as a Second Language Classes

Every semester, English language learners are excited to sign up for classes with Arlington Reads. Spaces are now available for free English as a Second Language classes in fall 2017. Online registration is required, or call Arlington Reads at (817) 460-2727 for more information. English is a valuable skill that open…

Create Your Own Website at Library’s Design.Code.Market Class

Design. Code. Market, a free bootcamp-style class on designing and coding websites, returns for another semester. Participants will learn CSS, HTML, JavaScript and Bootstrap in two-hour sessions over five weeks. With these skills, students will be ready to develop and manage their own websites.“It takes less than a second for users to form an opinion…

The Optimist Club of Arlington Donates to the Downtown Library

The Optimist Club of Arlington has strengthened its commitment to education in Arlington with a $50,000 donation to the new Downtown Library. The Optimist Club has supported Arlington youth since its founding in 1945. Diverse offerings such as sports programs, an essay contest, a special-needs scout troup, and scholarships in conjunction…

Library’s LEGO Camp Gives Kids Chance to Build Problem Solving, Creative Thinking Skills

Arlington children had a blast building during the Arlington Public Library’s LEGO Camp.  During the three-day camp, children created and programmed motorized objects using LEGO Wedo kits. These kits include LEGO bricks, motors, sensors, and a USB connection. Students build their projects, then connect them to a computer to bring…