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High School Equivalency Test Prep. Summer Boot Camp

Many people are looking to get their high school equivalency diploma and are just needing a little push. Feeling comfortable enough to take the different subject tests, whether on the GED or on the HiSET, can take more time than people realize. HSE classes that we offer in the spring and fall can feel like moving in slow motion.

Enter Arlington Reads' HSE Summer Boot Camp - our regular classes on hyperdrive! Lasting 10 weeks (5/30 - 8/3), Monday - Thursday, these two hour classes will provide intensive, fast-paced instruction in the four subjects covered by both HSE tests. Each...

Speaker Series: Cleburne Baseball

Scott Cain, the author of the newly published book Cleburne Baseball will be joining Mansfield Public Library in speaking about his new book. Come learn about the history of baseball in Cleburne, TX and what it took to create this book. This event will be held at the Farr Best Theater. Registration is required.

Early Libraries in Texas: Architectural and Historical Perspectives

Celebrate and learn more about the rich history of early twentieth century Texas libraries. Retired librarian and history enthusiast Laureen Jacobs will present a retrospective of Carnegie-sponsored and locally-funded library buildings across the state of Texas. Step back in time to learn about the buildings themselves and the communities that supported and championed Texas public libraries in the 1900s.

Fun Fact: For over 30 years, businessman Andrew Carnegie funded the establishment of thousands of libraries across the United States of America in the early twentieth century,...

Community Conversations: Help Us Improve Library Services to People with Disabilities and Differences

Join the library for a community conversation on how to improve services to people with disabilities and differences.

Share your story with library staff on how the library can best serve the disability community in Arlington. If you are unable to attend one of these meetings, please contact Lisa at the above email address to share your input.

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Make Yourself Indispensable at Work!

Make the transition from valuable to indispensable! Business professionals at every level are invited to attend Make Yourself Indispensable at Work, a career- enhancing program that will teach you how to:

• Take initiative to go above and beyond what is expected. • Perform well under pressure. • Adapt to changing situations. • Be someone who others want to work with.

Plan and Organize

Do you find yourself wanting to be more organized by using a planner, but can't ever find the right one?

Using your established planning preferences, we will show you various planner options for organizing your life.

Learn how to use fun decorating tools like washi tape and stickers to highlight important dates! Time management and organization tips also included.

Childcare is not provided, but coloring sheets and child friendly activities will also be available for children of planners!

Speak Aloud

Confident public speaking skills can be learned! Improve your public speaking with improv games and learn new tips to effectively communicate in a public setting.

Tip of the Iceberg

Getting a job is just the tip of the iceberg. Learn how to be the best you can be in the workplace!

TechLiNK @ Parents University

No library card required. The event is for students of Corey Elementary.

Request the TechLiNK vehicle for your Arlington community or event!

The Arlington Public Library gives priority to locations that target underserved populations and the proposed event should align with and support the mission and objectives of the Arlington Public Library. Library-sponsored instructors will be available to assist bus operations & teach classes.

Event requests must be submitted at least six weeks prior to the event...

Books on Tap - Pub Trivia Nights

Trivia is serious business. Show off your Harry Potter and Stranger Things skills at two fandom-based pub trivia nights at Dr. Jeckyll's . Compete solo or in groups.

Pub Quizzes prepared and presented by Pub Guys Trivia .

Dr. Jeckyll's: 2420 W. Park Row Dr., Pantego, TX 76013

Ages 21+!

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