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City of Arlington Launches Bond Tracker Program

The City of Arlington launched its Bond Tracker program this week to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the 2014 Bond election. Last November, after months of public input, Arlington voters approved the five-year, $236 million dollar bond package. It focuses…

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…

Southeast Branch Library Reopens

Arlington’s Southeast Branch Library reopened Wednesday after closing in November to facilitate repairs to the foundation and exterior of the building. While the library was closed, users were able to access library services through a temporary pick-up and drop-off location at the Animal Services Center, as well as a nearby library…

AARP Tax Aide 2012

AARP Tax-Aide is a free, confidential service which prepares tax returns and answers tax questions. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be in the Arlington libraries from January 28, 2012 until April 17, 2012 (see specific locations, dates, and times below) to help low- and middle-income taxpayers (with special attention to those…

Childhood Literacy Program Begins at AMH

Parents returning home from the hospital with their bundle of joy in tow usually arrive with an even heavier bundle of nerves. Fretting over literacy issues in their newborn is unlikely to take precedent over more immediate concerns, such as breastfeeding.“A parent’s first need is to know how to take…

Black History Month Festival

Celebrate African-American history and culture at an all-day event featuring exhibits, dance and musical performances, lectures, classes, crafts, and more. Arlington Public Library: George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E. Abram Saturday, Feb. 25, 10am – 5pm         Gayle Hanson teaches African-American Genealogy, 10 a. m.-12 p. m. Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell, University of Texas…

Gadget Training at the Arlington Public Library

Did you receive an eReader, smartphone, or a tablet computer as a holiday gift? Are you unsure how to use your new “gadget?”The Arlington Public Library can help. The Library offers a Gadget Workshop and Petting Zoo to help familiarize you with your new technology.  Workshop participants receive hands-on experience with Nooks, Kindles,…