Upcoming Programs

E.g., Oct 18, 2017
E.g., Oct 18, 2017

High School Equivalency (GED/HiSET) Test Prep Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Are you hoping to get a better job or go to college? Arlington Reads can help with our high school equivalency classes. Our classes are small group and cover five subjects that appear on HSE tests (like the GED or the HiSET): Math, Social Studies, Science, Writing, Reading.

Students...

Literacy House
Literacy House
101 E North St
Arlington, TX 76011-7528
Adult, Senior

English as a Second Language Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Do you want to learn or improve your English? Arlington Reads can help!

Our small group classes are offered at all levels, whether you are just starting to learn the language or wanting to perfect your knowledge. These classes are offered on a semester basis, in the spring, summer,...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior
Literacy / Tutoring

TechLiNK @ Short Elementary

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The TechLiNK vehicle will be at Short Elementary to provide basic computer education to parents participating in Parent Center classes. No library card required. The event is for parents of Short Elementary students.

Request the TechLiNK vehicle for your Arlington...

TechLiNK
Short Elementary
2000 California Ln
Arlington, TX 76015
Adult

Toddler Time (18 months to 3 years)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

Toddler Time taps into the boundless energy of a two-year-old to get your child excited about books and reading! This storytime engages children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs. Toddlers will learn sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow...

Lake Arlington Branch Library
4000 W Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76016
Child
Storytime

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year.  This storytime features longer books accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.

This is a 30-minute program.

Southeast Branch Library
900 SE Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76018
Child
Storytime

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year.  This storytime features longer books accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.

This is a 30-minute program.

Woodland West Branch Library Public Area
Woodland West Branch Library
2837 W Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
Child
Storytime

English as a Second Language Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Do you want to learn or improve your English? Arlington Reads can help!

Our small group classes are offered at all levels, whether you are just starting to learn the language or wanting to perfect your knowledge. These classes are offered on a semester basis, in the spring, summer,...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior
Literacy / Tutoring

Woodland West Good Grounds for Books

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Good Grounds invites Arlington book lovers to a "choose your own book" discussion group. Read whatever interests then, then come talk about it. Drink coffee and “talk book” with avid readers and, perhaps, find some new good reads. All readers are welcome!

We're excited to hear about...

Woodland West Branch Library
2837 W Park Row
Arlington, TX 76013
Adult, Senior
Book Clubs

Baby & Me (Pre-Walkers)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 11:15am to 12:00pm

Baby & Me focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills. This lap-sit storytime introduces a love for books through song, movement, rhythm, and rhyme. The program will help improve motor, sensory, and social skills with calm, caregiver and baby play time following the storytime....

Lake Arlington Branch Library
4000 W Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76016
Child
Storytime

Homeschool Robotics: Beginners

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Registration will open two weeks before the first class.

Learn how to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm EV3's.  This is a great beginner course that encourages teamwork, creativity, engineering, and critical thinking skills. This is a semester long program intended for...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Tween, Teen

Homeschool Robotics: Sphero

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Thanks to a Best Buy Community Grant we have 24 brand new Sphero robots (http://www.sphero.com/) that are waiting for teens like you to program, play with, and watch them roll! We bring the Spheros and the iPads and you just come with your...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Teen

Girls Inc. of Tarrant County

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:45pm

Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County offers nationally researched programs that encourage girls to confront and master their physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges. At Girls Inc., we strongly believe it is not only our mission, but the community’s as well, to inspire the girls of...

Southeast Branch Library
900 SE Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76018
Tween, Teen
Youth Technology Centers

Teen Zone

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

The Teen Zone, located at the Northeast Branch Library, is the perfect place for teens that are more on the “artsy” side and enjoy activities such as creative writing, painting, book clubs, and poetry slams. Edit your latest film from...

Northeast Branch Library
1905 Brown Blvd
Arlington, TX 76006
Tween, Teen

Born to Stand Out: A Special Needs Storytime

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" - Dr. Seuss

This program offers a welcoming atmosphere for children of all ages and abilities. Come explore this "choose-your-own-adventure" type of storytime through hands-on, sensory-friendly activities as well as music and movement....

Southwest Branch Library
3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76017
Child, Tween, Teen
Storytime

High School Equivalency (GED/HiSET) Test Prep Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Are you hoping to get a better job or go to college? Arlington Reads can help with our high school equivalency classes. Our classes are small group and cover five subjects that appear on HSE tests (like the GED or the HiSET): Math, Social Studies, Science, Writing, Reading.

Students...

Literacy House
Literacy House
101 E North St
Arlington, TX 76011-7528
Adult, Senior

Citizenship Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Do you want to become a citizen of the United States? Arlington Reads is bringing back citizenship classes to help you achieve your dream!

Join us for our nine-week citizenship classes which will cover civics and United States history, as well as tips to help you pass the citizenship...

Southeast Branch Library
900 SE Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76018
Adult, Senior

English as a Second Language Classes

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Do you want to learn or improve your English? Arlington Reads can help!

Our small group classes are offered at all levels, whether you are just starting to learn the language or wanting to perfect your knowledge. These classes are offered on a semester basis, in the spring, summer,...

Family Learning Lab
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Adult, Senior
Literacy / Tutoring

Teen Coding Club

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Whether you are new to coding or you are already familiar with one or more programming languages, come join our Teen Coding Club!

You can learn new coding skills to create games, websites, and other computer programs. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of the month, September to...

The Gene and Jerry Jones Arlington Youth Foundation's Youth Technology Center
East Arlington Branch Library
1624 New York Ave
Arlington, TX 76010-4724
Teen

Memoir Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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,...

Southwest Branch Library
3311 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76017
Adult, Senior
Arts & Culture

Forever Young Adult Book Club

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

A destination book club for YA fiction lovers.

Join us this month at Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery to enjoy a beverage and great conversation about young adult literature.

Ages 21 and up.  Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery: 1101 E...

Savor Coffee Bar and Eatery
1101 E Bardin Road
Arlington, TX 76018
Adult
Book Clubs
randomness