Teddy Bear Carnival

Bring a favorite stuffed animal to this carnival-style event as we play, discover, and romp in the spring sunshine. The lawn at the Southwest Branch will have a festive array of storytimes, activities, and arts and crafts for preschool-aged children to enjoy. This is a come-and-go event, so bring the family and join the fun!

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...

Splash Storytime

Splish! Splash! Bring the family to enjoy a special storytime full of splashes, stories, songs and fun at Arlington's Splash Pads!

Our wonderful Literacy LiNK will be available for book check-outs and library card sign-ups following storytime.

Stories and songs are geared to toddlers and preschoolers, but children of all ages are welcome to join in the fun.

Saturday Storytime

Join our fabulous library staff for a fun filled storytime each Saturday morning. Come explore the world through story books, engage in songs and rhymes, participate in fun activities and check out books. A visit to the Arlington Public Library is a perfect way to begin your Saturday. We hope to see you in storytime!

This storytime is designed for children ages 0-4 years.

El Día in the Courtyard

Join us for a fun-filled event celebrating diversity and literacy! El Día in the Courtyard celebrates the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. There will be storytimes in different languages throughout the day, performers, musicians, crafts, and every child leaves with a free book!

Don't miss out on co-Author June Jo Lee and graffiti artist, Man One's presentation of Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (2018-2019 Bluebonnet Master List selection)!

Tham gia với chúng tôi để có một sự kiện thú vị để kỷ niệm sự đa...

How To Read A Story Aloud to Children

Make stories come alive for your audience.

Learn skills and techniques for reading stories aloud and engaging with young listeners. Enjoy a demonstration of story performance from library staff, practice your own read aloud skills, and receive feedback and guidance.

For Adults!

Saturday Storytime

Join one of Arlington Public Library's storytime professionals for a stupendous storytime at our ArlingCon event! Our ArlingCon storytime will be full of superheroes and action ending with a very special craft!

Saturday Storytime is part of ArlingCon .

Eric Nadel's Summer Reading Club visit!

Storytime at Southeast Branch gets a change-up June 19. Eric Nadel , announcer for the Texas Rangers , will come for the third year in a row and read for children and greet fans. Mr. Nadel has been calling games for the Rangers for over 30 years, and received the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014.

Bilingual Storytime

A Bilingual Storytime that focuses on parent-child interaction. This program uses a wide variety of activities designed to help toddlers and preschoolers with dual language acquisition and pre-literacy skills, all while being fun and engaging. Parents will be introduced to effective tools to entertain, interact, comfort, and observe their children.

Bilingual Toddler Storytime-Mondays at East Arlington Branch, 10:30 a.m. Bilingual Preschool Storytime-Tuesdays at Southwest Branch, 10:30 a.m.

There are no storytimes during the months of May, August, and December. ...

Born to Stand Out: A Special Needs Storytime

"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.


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