Curbside Document Printing Beginning May 4 

Curbside Document Printing Beginning May 4 

May 1, 2020

The Arlington Public Library will begin offering curbside document printing at all locations beginning Monday, May 4. Library card holders can send documents online for printing, then pick them up in touchless transactions. At a time when patron...

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Join Us for Live Virtual Storytimes Every Weekday in May 

Join Us for Live Virtual Storytimes Every Weekday in May 

May 1, 2020

Storytime is one of our favorite things here at the Arlington Public  Library. Beginning Monday, May 4, live storytimes will be available on the Library’s Facebook page every weekday in May! While everyone is safe at home, families can ...

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Take Time for Art

Take Time for Art

April 30, 2020

Here’s a stress-reducing tip: take time for art. The simple act of slowing down and taking some time to appreciate art can be a great way to rejuvenate your creative side. And the best part is that you can become an art connoisseur and critic ...

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Great Family Read Aloud Books

Great Family Read Aloud Books

April 30, 2020

Did you know that reading books aloud with your kids is one of the best ways to support their learning and love of literature? To help you find great books to read aloud, our children’s librarian made a list of her favorite. All these books are ...

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Haiku from Home

Haiku from Home

April 29, 2020

Happy national poetry month! There are many forms of poetry, but one of the most notable and simple, yet complicated forms of poetry is Haiku. Maybe you’ve written a few in the past, maybe you haven’t, either way, we invite you to try your ...

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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

April 29, 2020

April is Financial Literacy Month and we have digital resources to help you take control of your personal finances. We also have a few recommendations for learning more about personal finance online. We offer electronic books, audiobooks, and mag...

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Movement Time at Home

Movement Time at Home

April 28, 2020

Are your little ones beginning to bounce off the walls?  Never fear, we have a couple of fun and easy movement activities you can do at home to get some of that energy out and to quiet the mind at least for a few minutes.

Balance Fun

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Petrarchan Sonnets 

Petrarchan Sonnets 

April 28, 2020

Petrarchan sonnets originated in the Renaissance period, although the sonnet form is named after Petrarch he did not invent it, instead, Petrarch adopted the form, which then became widely known because of his poetry.  

Who was Francesco Pet...

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Arts and Crafts: Image Transfer On Wood

Arts and Crafts: Image Transfer On Wood

April 23, 2020

Are you looking for a creative way to decorate your home or to display your favorite image in a different way? You can transfer your favorite family picture on to wood.  All you will need is Mod Podge and a few other supplies!  

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Arts and Crafts: Pom Pom Wall Hanging

Arts and Crafts: Pom Pom Wall Hanging

April 22, 2020

Do you have some yarn lying around? You can add flair and a pop of color to your home or office with this DIY Pom Pom Wall Hanging! This DIY project is perfect to do with your family as well.  

Time Required: 30 minutes – 1 hour  

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