Virtual Reality Experience

Have you ever experienced Virtual Reality before? Come try out the brand new HTC Vive (the latest in VR technology). Everyone gets blown away by the Vive experience! You should be next.

This program is intended for teens and young adults (ages 13 and up). The first eight at the door will get to experience the Vive. Those that do not get to try out the technology will get to watch (also very fun). Those that watch will be first on the list for the next program.

Creative Writing Workshop

Energize your creative writing with multiple modalities – scene, poetry, color, dialogue. Using as our guide, excerpts from Michael Ondaatje’s vibrant story of New Orleans Jazz in Coming Through Slaughter , we will explore and practice a variety of writing styles. Workshop leader, Jonnie Martin, holds an MFA in Fiction and is author of the novel Wrangle, winner of a Will Rogers Silver Medallion.

Movie Matinee: Wonder Woman

Join us for a movie matinee at Mansfield Public Library. No registration required and program is free. Popcorn will be provided.


Are you:

Ready for your first business website but don’t know how to get started? Needing a beautiful, functional online portfolio? Interested in a new challenge?

We encourage all small business owners or managers who need to learn the skills of managing a web page.

Design.Code.Market is a FREE program for those who want to design and code their first website in easy-to-understand steps.

Participants will attend two-hour sessions once a week for 3 weeks. They will learn how to use that will...

2017 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade

The 2017 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade will brighten Downtown Saturday, December 9!

Bring your friends and family to the Downtown/University District to enjoy the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. Thousands of people will gather for the pageantry which ends with the lighting of the Christmas tree on the steps of City Hall.

Don’t forget to bring your camera and your Arlington Public Library t-shirt and take a picture with Santa after the parade at the Levitt Pavilion in Founders Plaza at 100 W. Abram St.

Parade will continue as planned rain, snow, or shine …but not ice!

Pub Trivia @ Legal Draft

Trivia is serious business.

Go another round with Pub Guys Trivia at this 90's pop culture trivia night at Legal Draft . A portion of drink proceeds at the event will benefit the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library .

No registration required.

Overcome Fear in Business

What's stopping you from starting a small business? Fear is ever present in life - even for small business owners. Fear can either cripple you or propel you in to the next phase of your business. Come to this Small Business Network program and learn tactics to overcome it! For new and veteran business owners.

Presented by JaCoi James, JK Consulting .


North Texas Day Trips

Get in the car and explore our state!

Learn about day trips around north Texas from Michelle Ames , travel writer and blogger. Her blog, Having Fun in the Texas Sun , is updated regularly with fun posts about places to visit all over Texas!

Registration is not required for this program.

How to Support Your Customer

In the third quarter of 2017, DFW small businesses saw a 24% increase in sales. Learn how you can be a part of this positive trend: people want to know who you are as a small business! This workshop, part of our Small Business Network, will give you tools to better understand how to support those that can benefit from your product and services.

Presented by JaCoi James, J&K Consulting

Savor the Holidays

Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library and Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery for a fundraising event! Enjoy free activities for the whole family before starting your holiday shopping. We'll have trivia, crafts, our Imagination Playground and more.

Try limited-edition menu items, like the house-made Pumpkin Spice Late and freshly baked Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake.

Donate to be entered into a drawing for a movie night gift basket. Wear your ugly holiday sweater for an extra entry!

If you can't make it to Savor in the morning, use the code...


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