Tag Archives: Downtown Library

Texas Society of Architects Tours Arlington’s State-of-the-Art Downtown Library

The City of Arlington’s state-of-the-art George W. Hawkes Downtown Library was among 30 tour sites selected as part of the Texas Society of Architects’ recent 79th annual Conference and Design Expo. Architects from across the state explored the three-story, 80,000-square-foot stone and glass library, which opened next to City Hall in June.…

Celebrate and Honor Loved Ones at the Arlington Library’s Día de los Muertos

This October, the Arlington community is invited to commemorate their departed loved ones at the Arlington Public Library’s Día de los Muertos celebration. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday honoring family and friends who have passed on. Join the library for activities including crafts…

Arlington Public Library Excited to be on Book Riot’s ‘Awesome Children’s Library’ List

The Arlington Public Library is excited to be one of Book Riot’s 13 Awesome Children’s Libraries around the U. S.! Book Riot featured the children’s section of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in their list. This bright, colorful space was designed with children in mind, with welcoming seating, an…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Third Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Second Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Texas Rangers Share Special Storytime at Arlington’s Downtown Library

Dozens of children gathered at the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library on Tuesday afternoon for a special storytime with Texas Rangers pitcher Chris Martin and Eric Nadel, Hall of Fame radio broadcaster and voice of the Texas Rangers. The storytime was part of the 18th annual Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club,…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: First Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Storytime with Texas Rangers at Arlington’s Downtown Library June 26

Texas Rangers Summer Reading Club honorary chairman Eric Nadel

The 2018 Texas Rangers Summer Reading Program is now underway with the participation of the local libraries in 25 municipalities in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. This is the 18th year of the Rangers Summer Reading Program. Rangers Hall of Fame broadcaster Eric Nadel is serving as the honorary chairman of the…

City Celebrates New Chapter With Opening of George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Hundreds gathered in the City Center plaza Saturday morning to celebrate the next chapter of the Arlington Public Library, the long-awaited opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library.“Generations of Arlington citizens are going to be entering these doors and pursuing their dreams and what a difference that is going…

Celebrate Arlington’s Downtown Library Grand Opening This Saturday

The public is invited to come out this weekend and explore the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which will officially open its doors at 10 a. m. Saturday, June 16, 2018. The Downtown Library, located at 100  S. Center St. just north of  City Hall, will provide access, knowledge, and resources through…