Try Free Computer Science Challenges from Home

Try Free Computer Science Challenges from Home

April 3, 2020

Explore computer science with free coding activities from Girls Who Code, one of the Arlington Public Library’s educational partners. Girls Who Code’s activities are available for instant download for anyone who wants to try something new! ...

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Arts and Crafts: Hand-Sewn Scrunchies

Arts and Crafts: Hand-Sewn Scrunchies

April 2, 2020

Make stylish scrunchies with your personal touch! This project will help improve hand-sewing skills, and can also be a good project to learn hand sewing. In addition to helping with concentration and motor skills, hand sewing has been proven to h...

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Stay Home, Have Fun! with the Arlington Public Library 

Stay Home, Have Fun! with the Arlington Public Library 

April 2, 2020

Libraries in Arlington are usually lively places, full of people working on their own projects, learning new things, and spending time together. Your librarians have been working to move your favorite parts of the library experience online! Free e...

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Arts and Crafts: Pencil Bag

Arts and Crafts: Pencil Bag

April 1, 2020

Now that you know how to sew a button by hand, let’s build on that skill and learn more! You can learn to make a pencil bag of your own in a short amount of time. A pencil bag is an easy and useful craft you can make at home. If you don’t h...

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Arts and Crafts: Sleeping Mask

Arts and Crafts: Sleeping Mask

March 31, 2020

Sleeping masks are perfect to block out light and to create a feeling of Zen and relaxation while you sleep. You can add your personal touch to this mask by choosing a fun fabric or even by ironing on some vinyl.

Materials

  • A sewing machine (You...

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Arlington Public Library Closed Through April 3, 2020

Arlington Public Library Closed Through April 3, 2020

March 27, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our patrons and staff all Arlington Public Library locations will remain closed through Friday, April 3, 2020, per City Council's Disaster Declaration. During this time, we encourage the community to utilize our ...

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Free eBooks and Digital Content through TumbleBooks

Free eBooks and Digital Content through TumbleBooks

March 26, 2020

The Arlington Public Library is excited to expand our digital resources with free access to TumbleBooks, an online book database. TumbleBooks is known for its animated talking picture books and educational content for children, but also offers dig...

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Arts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Flowers

Arts and Crafts: Toilet Paper Roll Flowers

March 25, 2020

If you find yourself running out of things to do during this time, don’t worry we here at the Arlington Public Library have just the thing for you. Do you have any empty toilet paper rolls? Save them, put some music on, channel your inner Bob Ro...

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Recycled Art Contest Celebrates Earth Day 2020

Recycled Art Contest Celebrates Earth Day 2020

March 24, 2020

Celebrate Earth Day 2020 with a Recycled Art Contest at the Arlington Public Library! Students and families are invited to create a sculpture using recycled materials to be displayed beginning on Earth Day, April 22. Use STEAM (science, technolo...

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Arlington Public Library is CLOSED Until Further Notice

Arlington Public Library is CLOSED Until Further Notice

March 13, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of our patrons and staff all library locations will be CLOSED until further notice. Book drops will remain open for patrons to return items throughout our seven library locations. All fines can be paid online or in-...

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