Category Archives: Library

Arlington Public Library Launches GO Centers for College-Ready Students

Higher Education Servicing Corporation (“HESC”), in collaboration with the Arlington Public Library and with funding provided by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation, will open its first of three library-based GO Centers at the East Arlington library located at 1624 New York Avenue on Thursday, February 7, 2013.  Two additional GO Centers…

Library Gift Trees Filled with Wishes

Christmas trees might be disappearing, but gift trees are still in season at all Arlington libraries. Hanging on each branch are tags with the titles, authors, and descriptions of individual children’s books. The library would love to have these books for the 2013 Summer Reading Club for its tiniest readers, children…

Mayor’s Annual Holiday Party for Children December 8

Celebrate the holiday season with stories, music and fun at the Mayor’s Holiday Party for Children. Mayor Robert Cluck invites the children of Arlington to join him at the library as he reads a special holiday book and hosts entertainment and activities especially for children. This year’s event is Saturday,…

Zombies Crawl for a Good Cause

The dead walked the earth a little earlier than October 31 this year. A few days before Halloween, the streets of downtown Arlington were filled with zombies supporting the inaugural Zombie Downtown Crawl sponsored by the Arlington Public Library Foundation. Many of the gore-goers were dressed head-to-toe and said they’d prepared…