Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Time is an illusion.”

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” —Douglas Adams The suggestions of favorite science and sci-fi books have continued to pour in from Arlington readers. (See the first batch of suggestions here.) Clearly, there are some science and sci-fi fans … Continue reading

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LearningExpress can help with all of your test preparation needs. Tests include (but aren’t limited to): HiSET SAT ASVAB U.S. Citizenship Test LSAT MCAT MTEL NCLEX-RN Commercial Driver’s License Test Corrections Officer Exam More general help is also available for … Continue reading

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Queer Book Group is doing two things tonight: chatting and…

  Goodness!  Book group is upon us!  Tonight at 7 (6/25/14), we plan on having a (typically) rowdy discussion about Jacqueline Carey’s novel, Kushiel’s Dart. 7PM in the Conference Room Didn’t read the book because were very busy enjoying the … Continue reading

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Enter 18th century France – Celebrate Bastille Day @ Library

Do you need a reason to CELEBRATE?          Want to sing awesome music with others? Dress up in French Revolutionary garb? Celebrate Liberte, Egalite, and Fraternite? Then grab your revolutionary spirit and march over to Robbins Library … Continue reading

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AIFF Film Series at Robbins Library begins 6/26

For the second year in a row, we’re partnering with the Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) to bring a monthly film series to the library.  The series begins with ASHAM: A Man Called Hope on Thursday, June 26, and all films … Continue reading

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Game Night is 6/24

Join us on Tuesday night beginning at 6pm for an evening of board games in the Robbins Library Community Room. We have several games to choose from, but feel free to bring your own favorites. Everyone aged 13 and up … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Day at the library approaches! Grab your sonic screwdriver…

Doctor Who fans, rejoice! (and if you aren’t a fan yet, now’s the time to come see what the fuss is about): Doctor Who Day at the library is Saturday, June 28, from 10am-4pm. Perhaps you have seen one of … Continue reading

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Leah Hager Cohen reads from No Book But the World at the Robbins Library

Leah Hager Cohen graced the Robbins Library with her presence on Monday night, reading a section from her newest novel, No Book But the World, in a soft, clear, expressive voice. The passage described the main character, Ava, as a … Continue reading

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Learn a new language with Mango

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

The NSYA book group will be reading The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan. Our discussion will be on July 14 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. Here’s a description of the book from Goodreads: “Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino … Continue reading

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