Category Archives: Library

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: First Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Storytime with Texas Rangers at Arlington’s Downtown Library June 26

Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club honorary chairman Eric Nadel

The 2018 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is now underway with the participation of the local libraries in 25 municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the 18th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program. Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel is serving as the honorary chairman of the…

Arlington Parks, Library Team Up to Offer Splash Pad Storytime on June 29

Bring the family to enjoy a special storytime full of splashes, stories, and songs from Arlington Public Library at Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Splash Pads!The wonderful Literacy LiNK will be available for book check-outs and library card sign-ups following storytime. Splash Pad Stoytime will take place from 10 a. m. to 10:45 a. m. Friday,…

Buddy, Molly or Coco? Play This Game to Guess the Most Popular Dog Names in Arlington

Have you ever wondered how your dog’s name matches up with other pets in Arlington? How many Mavericks, say, compared to Busters or Rockys compared to Rangers? Thanks to a talented team of teen coders who recently participated in the Arlington Public Library’s Coding with Robots Program, there’s now an…

City Celebrates New Chapter With Opening of George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Hundreds gathered in the City Center plaza Saturday morning to celebrate the next chapter of the Arlington Public Library, the long-awaited opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.“Generations of Arlington citizens are going to be entering these doors and pursuing their dreams and what a difference that is going…

Celebrate Arlington’s Downtown Library Grand Opening This Saturday

The public is invited to come out this weekend and explore the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which will officially open its doors at 10 a. m. Saturday, June 16, 2018. The Downtown Library, located at 100  S. Center St. just north of  City Hall, will provide access, knowledge, and resources through…

Ask Arlington: The New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library Opens June 16

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each month, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Welcome Downtown: The Downtown Library’s Second Floor

The Downtown Library’s second floor is dedicated to modern learning, creativity and innovation. With technology and spaces for teens and adults, students and creators, the second floor will be a busy hub of activity. Explore public computing, adult education, maker spaces and more once the Downtown Library opens on June…