Solar Eclipse Viewing

UPDATE: Due to high volumes of interest, one pair of the solar eclipse glasses will be available to check-out per library card for a two hour period.

Come to Mansfield Public Library and check out special solar eclipse glasses to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017. The maximum eclipse time will be approximately at 1:10pm. This is a come and go event. No registration is required....

Robotics Showcase

UTARI (University of Texas at Arlingtons's Research Institute) would like to invite everyone to this amazing Robotics Showcase!

This event will have the latest in robotic technology with the leading engineers and researchers in their field to tell us all about them.

This is a hands on event for all ages, and we encourage video and picture taking.


Bilingual Tummy Time

Padres y cuidadores, acompañenos para una serie bilingüe de cuatro semanas para bebés de 6 meses o menos.

Disfrute de discusiones significativas, aprenda cómo incorporar la lectura en la vida cotidiana de su hijo y descubra nuevas canciones, rimas y recursos.

¡No olvide de traer su propia manta de bebé!

Come join us for a bilingual four-week series for babies (6 months and younger) along with their parents/caregivers.

Enjoy meaningful discussions, learn how to incorporate reading into your child's daily life, and discover new songs, rhymes and...

The Novel Writer's Workshop

Every story has a beginning, middle and an end. But how do you get from the very first sentence to the climax, and how do you bundle all of your plot points into a neat package? Join author Krystal N. Craiker as she gives you all the tools you'll need to plot your own novel in preparation of the upcoming National Novel Writing Month.

Technology Show and Tell

Come check out the library's gizmos and gadgets at this come and go event! Did you know the library has 3-D printers, Mindstorm Robots, Virtual Reality, Sphero robots, Snap circuits, new STEM kits and more?! Explore the technology and learn about our fall tech programs!

Technology lovers of all ages are welcome!


North Texas Giving Day

North Texas Giving Day is an annual online giving event, coordinated by the Communities Foundation of Texas, to encourage North Texans to make charitable contributions to the nonprofit organizations of their choice. All contributions made from 6 a.m. -midnight that day are matched, in part, by the Communities Foundation. Join us at the Levitt as we celebrate North Texas Giving Day in Arlington!

Arlington Rocks

Join us for rock painting fun! Design and paint rocks with your friends. We will provide paint-friendly rocks and rock-friendly paint. You bring your imagination! Feel free to bring your favorite designs, painting tips and ideas for hiding rocks in the community.

Come back later in the week for paint touch ups and the final sealant.

After you hide your rocks, share on the Arlington Rocks- Texas Official Facebook Group !


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 5 weeks.

Learn CSS, HTML, and Bootstrap in order to develop and manage your...

NaNoWriMo - Creative Space

Have you always wanted to write a novel? National Novel Writing Month is the perfect time to get into the practice of writing every day. Join a network of others who have committed to writing 50,000 words the month of November. We will have the perfect creative space for you to write, network and meet with others Wednesday evenings at Woodland West. So bring your favorite writing supplies - laptop or paper and pen and join us for a casual night of writing.

From 5 to 6:30, enjoy creative space together. At 6:30, we'll have a brief sprint or word...

Memoir Writing Workshop

Join other aspiring writers for an inspiring mini memoir writing workshop!

We'll start by examining some tried and true memoir writing advice (such as narrowing your focus, putting your readers in your shoes, borrowing techniques from fiction writing, creating an emotional journey, etc).

Then we'll spend some time writing from memory prompts and sharing excerpts with the group for feedback (if willing!)

We'll conclude by learning how to use the structure and encouragement built into November's National Novel Writing Month (...


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