Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

Arlington Public Library to Reopen at Reduced Capacity on May 18

May 13, 2020

On May 18, 2020, the Arlington Public Library is excited to reopen select locations at reduced capacity. The Northeast, East Arlington, Southeast and Lake Arlington Branches will be open for in-person service from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through...

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Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

Arlington Public Library Working Toward Reopening

May 1, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is continuing to transition service models in the coming weeks. The Library remains an important resource for Arlington’s educational and entertainment needs and is committed to providing a range of safe services t...

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Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions 

April 2, 2020

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 2, 2020. Updates have been published on April 3, April 20, May 1, and May 15, 2020.

We’ve had many questions from our patrons over the past weeks! We strive to be a trusted sou...

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Free June Makerspace Kits through Curbside Pick Up

Free June Makerspace Kits through Curbside Pick Up

June 2, 2020

We are excited to announce that the Makerspace will be offering FREE Curbside Pick Up Activity Kits for the month of June. This service will be available at the Downtown Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday while supplie...

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Arts and Crafts: Origami Heart & Paper Crane

Arts and Crafts: Origami Heart & Paper Crane

June 1, 2020

Origami is the art of paper folding. The history of Origami goes back to the Japanese Edo Period (1603-1867). Try making this easy origami heart we have provided paper, but you can also do this with your paper as long as you have a perfect square...

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Arts and Crafts: Magical Market Bags

Arts and Crafts: Magical Market Bags

June 1, 2020

Create your own Magical Market bag to hold your books, journals, and pencils! 

In this arts and crafts tutorial, we will show you how to design your own unique magical tote bag using the Cricut, iron-on vinyl, and an iron. We will be offering ki...

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We are Eyewitnesses to History

We are Eyewitnesses to History

May 30, 2020

Many people think that history is only “stuff that happened a long time ago.” The truth is history is always chugging and churning and flowing along. As the noted philosopher, Ferris Bueller once put it, “Life moves pretty fast. If you ...

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Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

Discover Your Story with Summer Reading Challenge at the Arlington Public Library

May 22, 2020

This summer might look different than usual, but some things remain the same. Days are getting sunnier, school is almost over, and the Arlington Public Library is getting ready for another fun season of Summer Reading Challenge! Join us to Imagine...

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Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

Award-Winning Illustrator Rafael Lopez leading free Art Workshops

May 22, 2020

This summer, the Arlington Public Library is offering weekly streaming art workshops for children! Join children's book author and Illustrator Rafael Lopez for virtual workshops showing kids how to make art at home. Rafael Lopez was awarded the ...

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Tea Time, Me Time

Tea Time, Me Time

May 22, 2020

Looking for an easy way to remember to take a deep breath every once in a while and de-stress? How about a cup of tea? During the time it takes to brew and drink a cup of tea, you can practice some everyday mindfulness an...

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