Arts & Culture

Kwame Alexander Author Visit

Join Newbery- Medal winning author Kwame Alexander as he tells us about his new book, REBOUND , which is a prequel and companion novel to the action-packed, and critically acclaimed THE CROSSOVER .

Kwame Alexander (c)PortiaWiggins...

Storyteller Walk

Experience a single story unfold through a variety of storytelling forms, including storytelling, music, puppets, and art. A free event for all story-loving families, ages 5 and up.

This experience will include walking outside if weather permits. No registration required.

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...

StoryART with Ann Marie Newman

Ann Marie Newman is a high-energy storyteller with a multi-disciplinary arts background who has been enthusiastically telling tales to listeners of all ages for the last 22 years! She stirs listener's imaginations by infusing her stories with theatrical improvisations influenced by audience interaction. She also enjoys using her handmade props and visuals that are inspired by exhibited artworks at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) where she was their Storyteller in Residence from 2007-2014.

Come take part in Ann Marie's vivid world of costumes, sound, live-art making, and delightful...

Teen Game Night

Board games, video games, and more! Come Downtown and learn a new game or play one of your favorites-- it's going to be a lot of fun!

Dance Time

Get ready to jump, stretch, and spin. Tap your toes and wave your arms up high. It's time to shake your groove thing! Arlington Public Library is bringing in a guest dance instructor to lead this free-of-charge, special series during the months of June and July. Spots are limited and will operate on a first-come-first-serve ticket system, with the chance to participate in up to four separate Dance Times. Ages 5-12 only.

BodCare Boutique

Chill out at the library and make natural skincare products!

At Lake Arlington...

June 13: Lip Balm

June 20: Lotion

June 27:Sunburn Cream

At Downtown...

July 11: Lip Balm

July 18: Lotion

July 25: Sunburn Cream

August 1: Face Wash

Program for teens ages 13-18! No registration required....

STEAM for Ice Cream

Join us for this fun program that explores the science behind the preparation of everyone's favorite Summertime treat! We'll explore ice cream through the ages--from Victorian hand cranking to futuristic flash-freezing techniques. Whether it's ice cream scoops, or rolls and dots, or even ice cream from space, by the end of this program we'll all be STEAMing for Ice Cream!

Pub Trivia

Trivia is serious business.

Test your skills against Pub Guys Trivia this summer at Legal Draft and Dr. Jeckyll's . Each pub trivia night will feature a unique theme.

June 22: Comic Books and Graphic Novels

July 20: Sports

August 3: Mysteries

No registration required. For Adults!

Pub Guys Trivia Legal Draft...

Circuit Bending

Find out what makes a toy tick and move around by taking it apart! Use our tools to explore the inner mechanisms and circuitry then create your own toy by combining different toys together to create a new FrankenToy. Please bring in your old electric toys for this 2 day workshop!

This program is intended for ages 13 and up.

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