Downtown Library Grand Opening

The Arlington Public Library is excited to announce the grand opening of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library! The 70,000 square-foot, state of the art building will open with a ribbon cutting ceremony and two days of celebration this summer.

“The Downtown Library will be a center for learning and innovation in the heart of our community,” says Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams. “This facility is where dreams will become reality.”

Follow the Arlington Public Library online, including on social media, for more details about the opening celebration as it approaches!

Forgotten Arlington History with O.K. Carter.

Arlington's city branding over the years and a funny look at its forgotten history.

Spend an evening with O.K. Carter, newspaper columnist, editor, author, and local historian and discover forgotten history of Arlington. He started with the Arlington Citizen-Journal in 1972 and retired from the Fort Worth Star Telegram in 2008. He is the author of Caddos, Cotton and Cowboys: Essays on Arlington .

No registration required for this event.

Yoga for Adults

Whether you are a beginner or a yoga pro, we invite you to come join us for yoga at the Downtown Library, led by a local yoga instructor.

Family DIY

Come with the whole family and join us in our new Makerspace for Family DIY! Learn a new technique, application or craft every Saturday. At the end of each session participants will have something they created to take home!

Don Tate Author Visit

Award-winning children's book author and illustrator Don Tate will be coming to entertain, interact and inspire us at our new City Council Chamber/Community Room on Friday, June 15 at 3 p.m. Some of the books Mr. Tate illustrated include The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch (a 2017 Bluebonnet selection) and Woosh! Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soakin Stream of Inventions and many, many more. In addition to his writing and illustrating Mr. Tate is a founding host of The Brown Bookshelf ( ) –a blog dedicated to books for...

Movie Matinee: Despicable Me 3 (PG)

Join us for Family Movie Matinee at Mansfield Public Library. No registration is required, popcorn will be provided, and the movie is free.

Speaker Series: Texas Master Gardener, Spring Gardening

Do you have questions on how much space to leave between your plants? Or what about when do you plant the bulbs in the season? Join the Texas Master Gardeners in creating your perfect spring garden at the library and have all your questions answered! Program is free and all supplies will be provided. Registration is required, registration opens two weeks before the program.

Animals for Adults: Learn About and Meet Live Animals

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting nose to antennae with a giant hissing cockroach or a tiger salamander, then this is for you!

Join us for a one of a kind experience with exclusive animal encounters and learn about the animals with Cindi from All About Animals .

About All About Animals We know that learning is easier when you have an excellent teacher. Cindi is passionate and enthusiastic and brings humor and entertainment into her animal programs. Cindi managed an outreach facility with over 200 exotic...

Quilling: Valentine Cards

Discover the lost art of paper quilling and learn how to do the different shapes to create beautiful designs. Each month will focus on a new project, check with the library to find out the project for the month. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Registration opens two weeks prior to each program.

February project:

Quilled Valentine Cards

El Día in the Courtyard

Join us for a fun-filled event celebrating diversity and literacy! El Día in the Courtyard celebrates the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. There will be storytimes in different languages throughout the day, performers, musicians, crafts, and every child leaves with a free book!

Don't miss out on co-Author June Jo Lee and graffiti artist, Man One's presentation of Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (2018-2019 Bluebonnet Master List selection)!

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