Monthly Archives: July 2014

LibraryReads on display

Remember back in January when I blathered on about this thing called LibraryReads? Well, I still think it’s pretty cool. So cool, in fact, that LibraryReads books are being featured on one of the library display tables. This is a … Continue reading

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July 29th is game night

Game night is just a few days away! Join us on Tuesday, July 29th for our monthly board game night. Adult and teen gamers are welcome in the community room from 6:00-8:45pm. Choose from one of our games or bring … Continue reading

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New resource: Safari Books Online

Have you ever come to the library looking for programming books, or a manual on using your new ipad, only to find that the books you want are checked out? Or maybe the the books are there but you’ve only realized you … Continue reading

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Staff Picks Book Group in August: Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

Everyone’s heard of Cloud Atlas, but the “unfilmable” book that became a movie isn’t David Mitchell’s only novel. In August, the Staff Picks Book Group will be reading Black Swan Green, which begins in this way: “Do not set foot … Continue reading

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But (s)he was still hungry…for books! Librarians’ favorite children’s and young adult books

This month, we’ve set ourselves an impossible task: We asked ourselves to pick a favorite children’s book and a favorite young adult (teen) book. (Note: a favorite, not the favorite. The article is an important part of speech, folks.) It … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group Meeting

The NSYA book group meeting will be on August 11 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row by Susan Kuklin. Book List calls it “a searing and … Continue reading

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Take the Pew “Library Lovers” Quiz

Are you a “Library Lover”? Or are you totally “Off the Grid?” See how your own library habits stack up against the rest of our community—and the U.S. as a whole!  Take the “What type of library user are you?” … Continue reading

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Arlington Book Festival applications due 8/15

Attention local authors and the people who love them:  we’re currently accepting applications for the first-ever Arlington Book Festival, which will take place at the library on Saturday, November 1.  You can apply via our web form, or pick up a … Continue reading

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Queer Book Group is on Vacation in July

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group Meeting 7/14

The NSYA book group is meeting next Monday, July 14, at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan. I know it seems like young adult books that take place in boarding … Continue reading

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