Arts & Culture

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 from 4:30-5:30 p.m., February 8-April 5.

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

Murder Mystery Night at the Library

Go down the rabbit hole to find the culprit!

Join us for the library's special murder mystery night event: Murder in Wonderland

For Adults 18+!

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with the mystery starting at 7 p.m.

Attendees will play detective for the night and gather clues from Suspects to try and solve the case.

A general Wonderland-esque sense of fashion is optional, but encouraged. Suspects will be dressed as specific characters.

Want to be a Suspect? Email...

The Novel Writer's Workshop

Every story has a beginning, middle and an end. But how do you get from the very first sentence to the climax, and how do you bundle all of your plot points into a neat package? Join author Krystal N. Craiker as she gives you all the tools you'll need to plot your own novel in preparation of the upcoming National Novel Writing Month.

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 !

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Have you ever been interested in becoming an author? Maybe you are having writers block? Join us Thursdays in October for a teen writing workshop series with local author Trakena Prevost! Learn how to develop your characters or maybe you would like to learn how to write a fight scene. Bring all your questions!

This program is intended for 13-18 year olds.

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.

Senior Art: Birdhouse Painting

Color your garden with a hand-painted birdhouse. This art program for senior citizens offers an afternoon of simple, guided instruction on hand painting a small birdhouse. The finished project will make a beautiful addition to any front or backyard, or can be given away as a personalized, unique gift.

Registration is required for this program.

Check out this Senior Art program happening in October!

Senior Art: Painting on Water

Memoir Writing Workshop

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, etc).

Then we'll spend some time writing from memory prompts and sharing excerpts with the group for feedback (if willing!)

We'll conclude by learning how to use the structure and encouragement built into November's National Novel Writing Month (...

Maker Nights: Painting Party

At Maker Nights, you will find a new hobby, make a craft, or learn a new skill to take home with you. At this Maker Night session, we will be making art! Enjoy a relaxed evening of painting with guided instruction. Each participant will work with an individual canvas and follow along with the instructor to create a simple, beautiful painting.

Registration is required for this program. For adults, 18+.

This program is part of the Maker Nights series for adults. Every session of this program series will introduce a different hobby/skill. If required,...

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