Category Archives: Library

Library Competition for Shakespeare Lovers Feb. 9

William Shakespeare fans are invited to the first round of the National Shakespeare Competition being held Saturday, February 9, from 10:30 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at the Lake Arlington Branch, 4000 West Green Oaks Boulevard. The English-Speaking Union of the United States is hosting this competition for area high school students. Competitors…

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,…