Smart Talk: Food Science

Be curious. Learn something new today.

Learn the science behind your favorite treats and sweets. Andrea Roque from Pecan Deluxe Candy Compan y will introduce us to the fascinating world of food science.

No registration required for this program.

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!

Author Visit with Don Tate

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.

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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Landscape Design

Proper landscape design serves many functions. Some reasons are to assist in conserving energy and to reduce the use of water, fertilizers and pesticides. Other functions include:

Beautifying your home Placing practical areas in the landscape for play, entertaining, service and simple enjoyment Keeping landscape maintenance to a practical level.

Each of these items is totally subjective, therefore to make a person happy with their landscape questions must be answered such as:

What are the functions that are required in the landscape? How much time can you spend in...

ROS/CAR Duo (Violin/Harp)

Rosalie Gilbert and Oscar Soler met and began performing together while both were pursuing Bachelor of Music degrees at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Recently moved to Texas, they have performed as a duo for many years in states across the country including Maryland, Ohio, Colorado, Washington DC, and Wisconsin. Initially dubbed ROS/CAR by Rosie’s older brother, the name stuck. The couple married in July of 2010.

​A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Oscar had his solo debut at the age of seven with the Jovenes Arcos de Caracas. Since then he has performed regularly as a soloist,...

Sustainable Vegetable Gardening

What does it mean to practice “ sustainable gardening ”? What is the background behind the native versus ornamental debate? What are the best ways to handle pests and diseases without affecting human, animal and plant health? Find out with Tarrant County Master Gardeners.

Presented with the City of Arlington Water Department


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