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 in March from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at the historic Fielder House 1616 W. Abram St.

Scribblers are going back to where it all began.. at the...

East Branch Family Room

The Family Room will be open for children, teens, and families to hang-out on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Come do homework, play video and board games, read books, and enjoy time with your family! Laptops for caregivers are available to check out at the circulation desk.

Get Medieval

Troy Depue, creator of Medieval facts and author of "Diary of Mordred", will share his knowledge on Medieval history. Learn about the different kinds of armor and weapon types, such as swords, axes and flails. Hear stories about the real Dracula, Vlad Dracul lll, and how he is still the hero of Transylvania, Learn the real stories about William Wallace and Joan of Arc. And let us not forget the importance of the Medieval Jesters-were they just about laughs or courtly intrigue?

Troy will also discuss the relationship between historical reenactment and cosplay. A question and...

2017 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade

The 2017 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade will brighten Downtown Saturday, December 9!

Bring your friends and family to the Downtown/University District to enjoy the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. Thousands of people will gather for the pageantry which ends with the lighting of the Christmas tree on the steps of City Hall.

Don’t forget to bring your camera and your Arlington Public Library t-shirt and take a picture with Santa after the parade at the Levitt Pavilion in Founders Plaza at 100 W. Abram St.

Parade will continue as planned rain, snow, or shine …but not ice!

Eat SMART: Nutrition Tips for Kids

The library is partnering with the Arlington Parks and Recreation department to bring you Eat SMART: Nutrition Tips for Kids! Learn some fun and easy ways to encourage kids to make healthy choices. Children ages 5-12. No registration required.

Meet An Engineer

Join us fto meet an engineer from the Arlington Water Department and do a water STEM activity! Children ages 5-12. No registration required.

Sci-Fi Day: DIY Slime

Lake Arlington branch will be celebrating Sci-Fi Day on Monday, January 2nd with our DIY Slime program! For children ages 5-12. No registration required.

Savor the Holidays

Join the Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library and Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery for a fundraising event! Enjoy free activities for the whole family before starting your holiday shopping. We'll have trivia, crafts, our Imagination Playground and more.

Try limited-edition menu items, like the house-made Pumpkin Spice Late and freshly baked Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake.

Donate to be entered into a drawing for a movie night gift basket. Wear your ugly holiday sweater for an extra entry!

If you can't make it to Savor in the morning, use the code...


With lively hand-crafted marionette puppets, the Dallas Puppet Theater will be sure to throw a fun family friendly holiday show. The Holiday on Strings show will have some special guests and will be sure to get you ready for the holiday season. No registration required.

Program will be held at the Farr Best Theater, 109 N Main St, Mansfield, TX 76063.

Movie Matinee: ELF (PG)

Join us for a movie matinee at Mansfield Public Library. No registration required and program is free. Popcorn will be provided.


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