Monthly Archives: April 2014

Game Night!

Tonight is game night at the Robbins Library. Bring your friends and your favorite board games. Gaming is from 6-8:45pm. Hope to see you there!

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How to Write a Letter

Letter-writing at the library is coming up soon. We hope we’ll see lots of you (ages 13+) in the Robbins Library Community Room on Monday, May 5. Drop in anytime between 4:00-6:30pm. You may already be devoted to written correspondence, … Continue reading

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Poetry exchange at Robbins proves April not cruellest month

As many of you may know,  the Library has been running a Poetry Exchange during the month of April which is National Poetry Month.  People have been encouraged to take any poetry left on the Elevator table –  or  drop off   … Continue reading

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We’re so excited, we can barely contain ourselves!

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Studying for a test? We can help!

Whether you are currently a student or looking to further your career, with just a library card you can access preparation materials and practice tests for your next exam through the Robbins Library’s subscription to LearningExpress. Massachusetts has recently changed … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

I completely forgot to post about the next NSYA book group meeting. Whoops! It will be on May 12 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be talking about Emily Horner’s novel, A Love Story Starring My Dead … Continue reading

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National Library Week feedback…Aw, shucks, we’re blushing.

Y’all are just so nice! Our National Library Week feedback board filled up in no time with lots of lovely comments from patrons. Here are just a few of the responses to the prompts: I love my library because… “Smart, … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize Winners 2014

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes have been announced. Here are the winners of the book categories (links go to the library catalog): Fiction: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt History: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor Biography: Margaret Fuller: A New … Continue reading

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A Year in Reading Suggestions

Booklist Online just published a list of reading suggestions that I loved and wanted to share. These aren’t suggestions about particular titles or even specific genres; they’re ideas that provide a framework while leaving plenty of room for choice. The … Continue reading

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National Library Week, April 13-19

Along with the beautiful spring weather comes National Library Week! This year it’s April 13-19, and we’ve got a display up where you can tell us why you love the library, and how you know the library loves you. Come … Continue reading

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