Category Archives: Library

Veterans Resources Fair September 23 to Showcase Area Services, Resources

This September, veterans, service members, and their families have a chance to learn more about resources and service organizations available to them locally. A Veterans Resources Fair will be held on Saturday, September 23, from 2 p. m. to 4 p. m. at the Southwest branch library.“Veterans and service members are an…

Arlington Public Library Awarded More Than $100,000 in Grants

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded five competitive grants from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This funding will support workshops and events for a wide range of ages and interests. The Library will be working with local partners, including other…

Beekeeping, Coffee Cupping and More! Discover New Hobbies at Maker Nights

Learn a new skill, meet different people, and experience the library after hours in this fall’s free Maker Night series. This series of workshops offers a different experience at each meeting. Take a break from reading or streaming and get your hands messy!Each Maker Night offers a no-pressure environment where…

Library’s Tummy Time Programs Support Infant Learning and Development

New babies are sponges for information. Parents and caregivers with newborns know that their babies still need to learn everything! Infants have a lot of work to do before they read, talk, walk, crawl, or hit other milestones. Brain and body development are both important as babies learn skills like…

Registration Ends August 5 for Library’s English as a Second Language Classes

Every semester, English language learners are excited to sign up for classes with Arlington Reads. Spaces are now available for free English as a Second Language classes in fall 2017. Online registration is required, or call Arlington Reads at (817) 460-2727 for more information. English is a valuable skill that open…

Library Offers Parents Assistance with Arlington ISD Registration

For Arlington ISD students and families, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. Online pre-registration for the 2017-18 school year is open for all grades, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help parents navigate the online process. AISD uses InfoSnap, a secure online enrollment system, to…

Students Explore Robots, Programming at Library Camp

Huddled intensely over their programming tools, campers at Green City Challenge camp were hard at work creating a better future for generations to come. In this week-long camp at the East Arlington Branch Library, students aged 10 to 18 learned the fundamentals of robotics and computer programming and also heard from…

Create Your Own Website at Library’s Design.Code.Market Class

Design. Code. Market, a free bootcamp-style class on designing and coding websites, returns for another semester. Participants will learn CSS, HTML, JavaScript and Bootstrap in two-hour sessions over five weeks. With these skills, students will be ready to develop and manage their own websites.“It takes less than a second for users to form an opinion…

Dream Builders: Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out Storytime

“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders focuses on the Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out…