Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy Holidaze!

I love Christmas.  I love the tacky lights, the treacly pop songs, the way fresh cut trees smell, the glittery fake snow on the fake wreaths (Martha Stewart has a fantastic one at the orange big box store.  Pre lit!), … Continue reading

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Truth in Fiction

Ten people enjoyed last night’s Researching & Writing Historical Fiction program with authors Margot Livesey and Adam Braver. Many questions from the audience inspired thoughtful and interesting answers from the authors. Do you research first and write after, write and … Continue reading

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Tuesday is Game Night

Hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving. I have a great idea for how to work off some of those calories – a rousing evening of board games! Ok, maybe it’s not as effective as a workout at the gym, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Crystal Cave

Finding someone who hasn’t heard of King Arthur is a tough task. That legendary British King has spawned a myriad of movies, cartoons, and books. The majestic monarch even has a brand of flour named after him. The fame spreads … Continue reading

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Beating Stress

November and December are often stressful months in our lives from getting ready for the holidays to fitting in holiday gatherings into our already busy lives.  In addition, we have to acclimate to the earlier sunsets and the colder weather … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo going strong

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is going strong at Robbins: so far, ten writers have made 15 visits to the library during our “Come Write Ins,” which take place Friday mornings in the Conference Room (10am-noon) and Tuesday evenings in … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult book for discussion

The NSYA book group had a great discussion last night! Now it’s time to start reading our next book: Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher. Logan is still trying to get over his ex-girlfriend when he meets Sage, a new student … Continue reading

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Not-So-Young Adult book group meets on Monday

It’s that time again – time to discuss an awesome young adult novel! We’ll be convening at the Starbucks in Arlington Center at 7 pm on Monday, November 12 to discuss The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart. … Continue reading

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Library Knitting Group

It’s official!  The Robbins Knitting Group will be a monthly program where knitters can come by the library and knit socially!  Anyone can join anytime, just bring your latest project!  The schedule for the next couple of months is sporadic, … Continue reading

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Guys Book Group

The next meeting of our new Guys Book Group is tonight (Wednesday, November 7th, 7 PM at the Fox Branch Library), led by Library Director Ryan Livergood. Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson will be discussed. Can’t make it this month? Copies … Continue reading

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