Category Archives: Library

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…

Discover Your Story: Get Ready for Summer Reading Club

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, Discover Your Story, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore the world around them—both with stories and books, and…

Bookworms Wanted! Volunteers Sought to Unpack, Shelve Books in New Downtown Library

Volunteer opportunities are now available for the move into the new Downtown Library! The Arlington Public Library is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to help unpack and shelve books between May 17 and 27. Click here to see available shifts and to sign up online. Together with Library staff, volunteers will help…

Sesame Street Pop Up Tour: F is for Friends is Coming to Arlington

Abby Cadabby and Elmo want to meet you at Arlington’s Southeast Branch Library! Come to the library on Friday, April 20 at the following times to get in line and meet your favorite characters: 2-2:30 p. m. 3-3:30 p. m. 4-4:30 p. m. Attendees will participate on a first come, first-served basis. The Meet and…

Award-Winning Author Kwame Alexander to Speak at Southeast Branch Library

Hear Newbery-Medal winning author Kwame Alexander as he tells us about his new book, Rebound. Rebound is a prequel and companion novel to the action-packed, critically acclaimed book, The Crossover. Kwame Alexander will be at the Southeast Branch from 5 to 6 p. m. on April 24. In Rebound, before he is Chuck…