Category Archives: Library

Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts Festival Brings Middle Ages to Life

This fall, Downtown Arlington will be treated to the sights and sounds of a medieval tournament during the Arlington Public Library’s Medieval Arts Festival. Swords will ring and sunlight flash on the elaborate costumes of lords and ladies as history comes alive for an afternoon. This free event has something for…

Arlington Public Library to Host Genealogy Lock-In on Friday

Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 20 from 11 a. m. to 9:30 p. m. Celebrate Family History Month as the Library remotely joins the Genealogy Center of the Waco-McLennan County Library for their live…

Library’s Free Touch-a-Truck Event Allows Children to Explore Community Vehicles

Huge rolling beasts with shining eyes, loud honks, and colorful sides stretching all the way to the sky—once you’ve grown up, it’s hard to remember just how strange and wonderful trucks can be. Cars, trucks and other vehicles are commonplace for anyone old enough to drive, but children find them…

Library’s Fall Book and Author Luncheon Fundraiser Tickets On Sale Now

The Book and Author Luncheon is back with another elegant occasion this fall. Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library on October 26, 2017, for this semiannual fundraiser, which gives attendees the chance to meet local authors. This fall’s featured writers are Clay Small and Joyce Roach…

Veterans Resources Fair September 23 to Showcase Area Services, Resources

This September, veterans, service members, and their families have a chance to learn more about resources and service organizations available to them locally. A Veterans Resources Fair will be held on Saturday, September 23, from 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. at the Southwest branch library.“Veterans and service members are an…

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…