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Scribblers Print Society

Scribblers Print Society is back this spring with a fresh set of writing challenges! The Arlington Public Library is inspiring daring young writers, ages 8-12, to look at the world around them and take up the challenge of writing fiction, comics, mysteries, and more, all developed from locations of interest around the city. Scribblers will meet at a different location every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 p.m., February 8-April 5.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Biz Talk Radio with Mark Joeckel ...

TechLiNK @ Back to School Bash

The TechLiNK will be at Back to School Bash hosted by the Arlington Police Department. There will be bounce houses; you can learn about street safety, talk with the fire department, and play games. Free food and more! Join us and enjoy meeting and interacting with your community.

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.

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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!

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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 !

DIY Light Up Holiday Card

Come in and design your own light up holiday card using copper tape, electric paint, LED lights and small batteries. After you're done, send it to someone! Please join us in the Youth Technology Center at our East Branch.

Mindstorm Robotics

Each Monday, students ages 9-14 can come learn to build and program a Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot. No previous robotics experience is necessary. Registration is not required, but space is limited to the first 15 attendees.

The robots to be built each session are:

Robot Arm - September 11 and October 16: A robotic arm that uses several motors to rotate left and right, move up and down, and open and close a claw. Puppy - September 18 and October 23: A robotic puppy that lets you know if it's hungry, happy, or...

The Gospel According to Star Trek

What's Christian about Star Trek? Nothing. That's the way most people see it and that certainly seems to be the way the franchise is intended. There's no question that the Trek universe is based on a doggedly humanistic worldview and is set in a future time when religion has essentially vanished from Earth. If that's the case, how can there even be a gospel according to Star Trek? Kevin C. Neece, author of the Gospel According to Star Trek series, answers your questions and discusses how the continuing voyages of the Enterprise and her sister ships and space stations tell us more about...

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