Data Detox with the Arlington Public Library’s Glass Room Experience

November 9, 2018

What is personal data in an age when websites, social media, apps and smart devices all collect information on their users? The Glass Room Experience at the Arlington Public Library offers a way for patrons to take control of their online life, da...

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Write a Book during National Novel Writing Month

November 7, 2018

Celebrate National Novel Writing Month this November with the Arlington Public Library! National Novel Writing Month, often abbreviated as NaNoWriMo, is a movement challenging people to write 50,000 words during November. From amateur authors tack...

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Creative Projects happening in the Maker Space

November 6, 2018

On the second floor of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, the whirring sounds of machines can be heard throughout the Maker Space. This space is designed to let individuals learn and create projects using 3-D printing machines, a Carvey Mi...

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Join a Calm, Productive Dialogue at Living Room Conversations

October 25, 2018

Arlington Public Library will host its first Living Room Conversation, a guided interactive conversation designed to help citizens increase understanding, reveal common ground, and seek solutions, on Monday, November 5 at 6 p.m. at the George W...

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Arlington is Invited to Branch Open Houses

October 8, 2018

This October, the Arlington Public Library branches invite patrons to a series of Branch Open Houses! Library branches are always open to the public, but these open houses are great opportunities to meet library staff, tour the building, discover ...

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Introducing AtoZdatabases for Business and Market Research

September 28, 2018

Beginning October 1, the Arlington Public Library will begin offering AtoZdatabases, an online resource featuring job search, reference & mailing list databases. ReferenceUSA will no longer be available, but library card holders can access 30 mill...

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Arlington Reads Served 388 Adult Literacy Students in 2017-18 Sessions

September 27, 2018

Arlington Reads, the adult literacy initiative of the Arlington Public Library, served 388 students in the 2017-18 school year. Arlington Reads offers free classes in high school equivalency test preparation, English as a Second Language, citizens...

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Enjoy National Night Out with your Neighbors and the Library

September 24, 2018

Next week, block parties, cookouts and potlucks and other casual get-togethers will cover Arlington as the City celebrates National Night Out. Join the Arlington Police, other City departments (including the Library!) and your neighbors on Tuesday...

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Medieval Arts Festival Returns for its 16th Year at the Arlington Public Library

September 21, 2018

New is old, as it’s time for our 16th annual Medieval Arts Festival.  On Saturday, November 3 from Noon to 5 p.m., visitors to the George W. Hawkes Downtown library will experience the Medieval world.  Return to the days of knights, chivalry a...

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Genealogy Lock-In offers Live Streaming Workshops

September 21, 2018

Get ready for a full day of family history and genealogy workshops! The Arlington Public Library is offering another Genealogy Lock-In on Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Celebrate Family History Month with a live...

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