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Ruthie Brock and Allan Saxe Among Generous Donors Supporting Downtown Library

The Arlington Public Library has received a $25,000 donation from Dr. Allan Saxe and Ruthie Brock in support of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. Dr. Saxe and Ms. Brock are long-time library supporters who are excited to continue their advocacy as the library grows. Dr. Allan Saxe learned to love…

Building a Dream Gala, Featuring Author Sandra Brown, Supports New Downtown Library

As the structure of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library takes shape in the heart of Arlington, residents are invited to support the project and share in the excitement at the first Building a Dream Gala, an elegant evening of entertainment featuring New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown. Hosted…

Linebarger Goggan Donates $50,000 to New Downtown Library

Featuring state-of-the-art technology, the future George W. Hawkes Downtown Library will provide invaluable experiences, services and learning opportunities to residents of all ages. Supporting quality education for the community was one of primary reasons partners at Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson chose this year to contribute $50,000 toward the $30 million…

Author Sandra Brown Featured Guest at Building a Dream Gala for New Library

Please join us for the first Building a Dream gala to support the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which is scheduled to open to the public in the summer of 2018. The first Building a Dream will benefit the Friends & Foundation’s DREAM: Central – Building the Library of Tomorrow campaign. …

Atmos Energy Donates $25,000 to New Downtown Library

Chris Felan, on behalf of Atmos Energy, presented a $25,000 check to Mayor Jeff Williams and Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto today to benefit the Arlington Public Library’s new Downtown Library. Atmos Energy’s generous gift will fund a teen group study room on the second floor of the new Downtown Library, which…

Construction of $30 Million Downtown Library Underway

Construction of the $30 million future Downtown Library is underway. The 80,000-square-foot, three-story library is expected to open in June 2018 just north of Arlington City Hall. Work began earlier this month on what was previously the public parking lot for City Hall. The future George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, whose design…

Pardon Our Dust, But These Downtown Improvements Will be Game Changers

With the construction of 101 Center and work about to commence on the new George W. Hawkes Central Library, exciting things are happening in downtown Arlington. But with that progress comes temporary inconveniences. In early July, construction will start on the new $30 million downtown library and the new City Council…

Arlington Genealogical Society Donates $5,000 to DREAM: CENTRAL

Arlington Genealogical Society members presented the Arlington Public Library Foundation with a donation of $5,000 for the new George W. Hawkes Central Library on Friday, May 27. The donation comes during the public phase of the library’s capital campaign, DREAM: CENTRAL. The campaign is seeking to raise the final $4 million…