Category Archives: Library

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…

Library Offers Parents Assistance with Arlington ISD Registration

For Arlington ISD students and families, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. Online pre-registration for the 2017-18 school year is open for all grades, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help parents navigate the online process. AISD uses InfoSnap, a secure online enrollment system, to…

Students Explore Robots, Programming at Library Camp

Huddled intensely over their programming tools, campers at Green City Challenge camp were hard at work creating a better future for generations to come. In this week-long camp at the East Arlington Branch Library, students aged 10 to 18 learned the fundamentals of robotics and computer programming and also heard from…

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…

Dream Builders: Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out Storytime

“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders focuses on the Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out…

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…

ArlingCon Attracts Superheros, Supervillains and Other Beloved Characters

Ty Randolph drove two hours from his home in Oklahoma this weekend to judge ArlingCon’s Kids’ Cosplay Contest, where children dressed up as their favorite comic book, science fiction or fantasy characters. But this was one contest where the judge may have won the contest had he been entered. Randolph came…