Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bookish resolutions

When you’re making your New Year’s resolutions (not that we’re implying that you need to! We love you just the way you are), keep books and reading in mind. Bookish resolutions can be a fun, feel-good challenge, and you can … Continue reading

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Queer Book Swap in January

Queer Book Group / Social is getting together for a Queer Book Swap in January.  This combines several of my favorite things:  cleaning my house of great stuff I haven’t picked up in years, nice people, and getting new stuff … Continue reading

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Stock up on books for the holiday break

As the year 2013 winds down, we at the library hope you get a few moments to relax by yourself or in the company of family and friends. And what better way to relax than by reading a good book? … Continue reading

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Library closing at 4 PM today

Both the Robbins Library and Fox Branch Library will be closing today at 4 PM due to the inclement weather. Normal hours will resume tomorrow, with the Robbins Library opening at 9 AM and the Fox Branch Library opening at … Continue reading

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Staff Picks Book Group in the old year and the new

This Wednesday, December 18, the Staff Picks Book Group will be meeting at the Fox Branch Library at 7pm to discuss Rainbow Rowell’s touching, truthful, wonderful (not that we have an opinion on this) novel, Eleanor & Park. From the publisher: “Set … Continue reading

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Game night: Dec 17

Game night is early this month, so mark your calendars and call your friends! Game night will be on Dec 17, and as usual will start at 6pm in the Community Room.

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Queer Book Group Discusses Dare Truth or Promise on 12/18/13

So now’s the perfect time to get crackin’ and read the light, fluffy, semi-classic lesbian teen love story in which nobody dies, is carted off to an asylum, or sold to a 1920s-style freak show.  Should be fun! Tasty snacks … Continue reading

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One Night, Three Authors: Kim Triedman, Ron MacLean, and Julie Wu

We’re kicking off the new year with a special triple author event at Robbins! All are welcome to come hear Kim Triedman, Ron MacLean, and Julie Wu read from their new books and answer questions from the audience. This event … Continue reading

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The Book Concierge!

Friends!  Need a little help navigating the best books of 2013? Having a little trouble pinning down what your next favorite book is going to be?  Take NPR’s Book Concierge for a spin!  Really simple to search.  Just click on the … Continue reading

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New e-books in Arlington’s Overdrive Advantage collection

Over the past few months, we’ve added dozens of titles to Arlington’s Overdrive Advantage collection. These e-books and digital audiobooks are in addition to the ones available to everyone in the Minuteman Library Network; make sure to sign in with … Continue reading

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