Category Archives: Library

North Texas Day of Giving brings big rewards

Arlington charities and nonprofits got a big boost this week as part of North Texas Day of Giving. Donors gave $14.4 million to more than 900 nonprofits across the region. In Arlington, donations will help fund innovative lesson plans for school children, free community concerts, meals for the elderly, books available…

Arlington Reads: Expanding Minds, Changing Lives

“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.  It is a tool for daily life in modern society.  It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories.”                                                                                     -Kofi Annan  Arlington Reads is an accredited literacy program…

Arlington Public Library Receives National Accreditation for Literacy

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded accredited status for its Arlington Reads literacy program by ProLiteracy, an international nonprofit organization that supports literacy programs throughout the nation.  Arlington Reads has served Arlington for four years helping adults improve their reading, mathematics, listening, writing, speaking, and technology skills. In addition,…