Category Archives: Library

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…

Arlington Finalists Move to the Next Stage of Low Impact Design Competition

Nine finalist teams are competing in four design challenge categories in the North Texas Land/Water Sustainability Forum’s Low Impact Development Design Competition. The Urban Redevelopment category includes conceptual designing of the Central Library as part of Arlington’s Civic Center while incorporating LID techniques, reducing impervious cover, promoting infiltration, reducing stormwater…