Monthly Archives: April 2013

May Staff Picks Book Group: GOLD by Chris Cleave

The Staff Picks Book Group meets next on Thursday, May 30 at the Robbins Library at 7pm. We’ll be reading Gold by Chris Cleave, author of Little Bee and Incendiary. Copies of the book are available in print and on audio CD at the … Continue reading

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Board Game Night

Tuesday, April 30 is game night for adults and teens (13 and up). Games begin at 6pm in the Community Room. We have several games to choose from like Settlers of Catan, Forbidden Island, Ticket to Ride, Scrabble and Chess. … Continue reading

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Queer Book Group and Jack Holmes, together at last.

Well, here we go.  QBG is doing several things tonight – discussing Jack Holmes and His Friend, picking the next book, and unveiling the new QBG / Community Events Facebook page.   Many reasons* to attend, so please do!  Robbins … Continue reading

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Staff Picks Book Group – Half of a Yellow Sun

The Staff Picks Book Group will be meeting this Thursday, April 25 at 7pm, in the 4th floor conference room at Robbins. We’ll be discussing Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. I hope you’ve all been enjoying it … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The bombing on Marathon Monday, the chaos surrounding Copley Square, and the subsequent manhunt at the end of last week overshadowed the launch of a very exciting project that has been several years in the works: the Digital Public Library … Continue reading

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National Library Week

This week is National Library Week, a time to celebrate libraries throughout the country. This year, Caroline Kennedy is the Honorary Chair of National Library Week; watch a quick video of her talking about a few of the many things … Continue reading

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Guys Book Group May 1st Meeting Is Complete with an Author Visit

This is just a friendly reminder that the Guys Book Group meeting on May 1st will include a visit from the author, Micheal Stedman. The book is ‘A’ is for Argonaut. Below is a description compliments of GoodReads. If it sounds … Continue reading

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Computer Literacy

You may (or may not) have noticed an added entry on the little black bar above this post called Cross the Digital Divide. I’m here to give you the scoop on that. While e-books affect library patrons acutely, it’s far from the … Continue reading

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The librarians would like to recommend…

          Tired of waiting for that magic email to arrive, telling you that the hot best seller you’ve been patiently waiting for has finally become available and is (those three magic words) READY FOR PICKUP? Eh. … Continue reading

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Next book for Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

The NSYA Book Group will next meet on May 13 at 7pm at Starbucks in Arlington Center. We’ll be discussing the science fiction classic Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. This is an awesome time to read this book because … Continue reading

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