Monthly Archives: June 2013

Staff Picks Book Group reads The Tea Rose

The next book choice for the Staff Picks group is The Tea Rose by Jennifer Donnelly. There are copies available at the Robbins circulation desk and at Fox. We’ll be meeting to discuss the book at 7pm on July 25 … Continue reading

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Recent WWII Fiction

War may not be a summery topic, but for decades, authors of fiction and nonfiction alike have written about World War II. Without seeking out this topic, I’ve read four very different novels set during WWII in the past month, … Continue reading

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QBG discusses the Miseducation of Cameron Post on Wed., 6/26/13

The Queer Book Group meets tonight to discuss the Miseducation of Cameron Post, by Emily M. Danforth.  It’ll be an interesting discussion (lots to talk about in the news, also), and a chance to meet some new folks.  Also, I’ll … Continue reading

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Ryan Livergood, Library Director *and* Chairful Where You Sit Juror Here’s your chance to get to know Library Director Ryan Livergood in a new light, and learn about a fantastic interactive art installation coming to Arlington.  The creative, community-minded folks running … Continue reading

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Teen Summer Reading: Delve into Dystopia

Are you a proud parent of a teen who is a voracious reader?  Or maybe you are a guardian of a teen who needs to get out of the house this summer?  Then send them to the Robbins or Fox … Continue reading

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Game Night is June 25

Beat the heat by coming to the library community room for a relaxing evening of board games. We start at around 6pm and go til closing. Bring your favorite games or plays one of ours. Tell your friends! Game night … Continue reading

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QBG does…The Miseducation of Cameron Post!

Okay, queer book club goers (and anybody else who missed the Cam Post book discussion, or who would just like to try something new)…it’s crunch time.  We’re meeting to chat about The Miseducation of Cameron Post, by Emily M. Danforth … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Trial Court Libraries: a resource for the general public

Welcome to the Massachusetts Trial Court Libraries.  I  recently attended a workshop there for librarians. If you haven’t heard of them here’s the scoop: 17 libraries in all.  Began in 1842.  Set up for the public, not lawyers. Friendly and … Continue reading

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Your Library is Worth the Trip

The Robbins Library is proud to present the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Program! We’re encouraging everyone to get outside and walk, bike, rollerblade, jog, or take public transit to the library. So many great books, movies, and other resources await you … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book

The next book for the Not-So-Young Adult Book Group is Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Here’s the blurb : “I have two weeks. You’ll shoot me at the end no matter what I do. That’s what you do to … Continue reading

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