Monthly Archives: September 2012

Guys Book Group starts next Wednesday!

I am really excited about our new Guys Book Group starting next Wednesday evening (October 3rd) at 7 PM in the Fox Branch Library. Book topics will generally include sports, politics, history, crime, business, and technology. We will primarily be reading … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together Events

The month of October will be filled with activities related to our Arlington Reads Together book, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. We’ve added a special page to our blog to list dates and times of all the events – … Continue reading

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SHORT STORIES. PERFORMED LIVE.

Adult Storytime: Thrills and Chills Edition is here! The short story series continues on Wednesday, October 3rd (and every Wednesday in October after that). Stories are read from 1 – 2 PM.  We’ve got two excellent readers booked for each … Continue reading

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Not-So-Young Adult / Arlington Reads Together

Next Monday, October 1, the Not-So-Young Adult book group will be meeting to discuss this year’s Arlington Reads Together book, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. The NSYA book group is for adults who like to read young … Continue reading

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Museum Day Live

 Most library-goers know that the library offers passes to many local museums at a reduced rate. (If this is news to you, learn more about how to get museum passes from the library, or go straight to the details for … Continue reading

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Fox open this Saturday

The Friends of the Fox have made it possible for the branch to be open all day this Saturday 9 – 5. It is a great opportunity to check out the collections and the Little Fox Shop. The branch is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is game night

Come play board games at the Robbins Library tomorrow evening! We’ll be starting at 6pm in the Community Room. This event is for ages 13 and up.

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Historical characters in fiction

Last night’s discussion of Paula McLain’s lovely novel The Paris Wife was a great success. During the course of discussion, a number of other related books and movies were suggested: the film Midnight in Paris, which also centers around Americans in … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: Celebrate your freedom to read

What is Banned Books Week? The American Library Association (ALA) says, “Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. … Continue reading

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Staff Picks book club: The Paris Wife

 As a reminder, the Staff Picks book club will be discussing The Paris Wife this Thursday, September 20, at 7pm in the Conference Room (4th floor). Paula McLain’s novel is about Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, and their life together as expatriates … Continue reading

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