Adult

Maker Nights: Coffee Cupping with Urban Alchemy

Join us for a coffee cupping demonstration and sampling from Downtown Arlington's newest coffee bar Urban Alchemy . Coffee cupping , or coffee tasting , is the practice of observing the tastes and aromas of brewed coffee.

This program is for adults, 18+.

Since making great coffee takes great water, Arlington Water Utilities will also be celebrating National Coffee Day by giving away coffee mugs to attendees.

This...

English Language Learners' Book Club

Whether you are in an ESL class and looking for more practice, waiting for the next semester of classes to begin, or looking to continue building fluency, the ESL Book Club is a great place to gather with friends to read and discuss great books. In these groups, participants take turns reading aloud from interesting works and having conversations about them. With the guidance of the Club host, participants will develop vocabulary, work on pronunciation, and have a great time all-around!

Past Clubs have included The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo, Howl's Moving Castle...

Advanced Geocaching

Take your geocaching game to the next level. Connect with other geocachers and learn about more advanced ways to geocache. Each session will be registered as an official geocaching event.

Just getting started with geocaching? Try this introductory session: Intro to Geocaching

Intro to Geocaching

Get introduced to the fun and excitement of geocaching in this free, introductory session. Learn how to get started and get exploring! Geocaching is a world-wide, high-tech treasure hunt. People use GPS-enabled devices (GPS receivers and smart phones) to hunt for hidden objects all around the globe.

Already know the ins and outs of geocaching? Then take your game to the next level with the library's Advanced Geocaching sessions.

Grant Seeking Workshop

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

In this workshop, you will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including:

Who funds nonprofits and what their motivations are. What funders really want to know about the organizations they are interested in funding. How to identify potential funders and a successful first approach. Introduction to Foundation Directory Online and other library resources.

Please know that access to the...

Choosing a Childcare

Come and learn the ins and outs of choosing the best childcare for your child!

Jerletha McDonald, the director of the Arlington DFW Child Care Provider Association, will share important information on what to look for when trying to choose a childcare.

Jerletha McDonald is a local social entrepreneur, child care consultant/trainer, public speaker, and leadership strategist. Jerletha is the owner/ director of Kiddie Korner Home Learning Center, and the Family Day Home Representative for the Dallas Association of the Young Child. She is also the founder and executive...

Choosing Monologues

A good monologue can be the key to getting the acting role of your dreams. Professional actor Theo Bray will explain his process for finding the perfect monologue for an audition. Theo Bray is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in theater, film, television, commercials, and print ads. No matter your experience, you will learn in an exciting and safe environment.

Our Choosing Monologues workshop is the final of three free workshops provided by Arlington Public Library this September. Other classes are...

Scene Study

Scene Study is an important part of the actor’s process because it allows for actors to explore different styles and genres of scripts. One or more actors perform a dramatic scene and are then offered feedback from teachers, classmates, or each other. No matter your experience, you will learn in an exciting and safe environment. Class will be conducted by Theo Bray, a seasoned professional with a diverse background in theater, film, television, commercials, and print ads.

Our Scene Study workshop is the second of three free workshops provided by Arlington Public Library this...

Introduction to Acting

If you've ever thought about becoming an actor, or just want to sharpen your acting skills, attend our Introduction to Acting Workshop. Through various methods and group exercises, learn basic acting tools. No matter your experience, you will learn in an exciting and safe environment. Class will be conducted by Theo Bray, a seasoned professional with a diverse background in theater, film, television, commercials, and print ads.

Our Introduction to Acting is the first of three free workshops provided by Arlington Public Library this September and will provide a basis for...

Veterans Resources Fair

The Veterans Resources Fair is intended for service members and veterans of all ages, men and women, from all branches of service and their families. Meet and talk to businesses, community service providers, and more exhibitors who are interested in your wellbeing. Representatives will be on hand to answer questions and share information about the resources available to veterans.

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