Category Archives: Library

Childhood Literacy Program Begins at AMH

Parents returning home from the hospital with their bundle of joy in tow usually arrive with an even heavier bundle of nerves. Fretting over literacy issues in their newborn is unlikely to take precedent over more immediate concerns, such as breastfeeding.“A parent’s first need is to know how to take…

Black History Month Festival

Celebrate African-American history and culture at an all-day event featuring exhibits, dance and musical performances, lectures, classes, crafts, and more. Arlington Public Library: George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E. Abram Saturday, Feb. 25, 10am – 5pm         Gayle Hanson teaches African-American Genealogy, 10 a. m.-12 p. m. Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell, University of Texas…

Library Materials More Accessible

Accessing Arlington’s libraries will soon become even easier thanks to two new city partnerships with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) and the University of Texas at Arlington. In the past, AISD students have not been able to make full use of Arlington Public Library resources without a library card–which requires…

Gadget Training at the Arlington Public Library

Did you receive an eReader, smartphone, or a tablet computer as a holiday gift? Are you unsure how to use your new “gadget?”The Arlington Public Library can help. The Library offers a Gadget Workshop and Petting Zoo to help familiarize you with your new technology.  Workshop participants receive hands-on experience with Nooks, Kindles,…