Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bookish Resolutions, 2015

Did you make a reading-related resolution last year? Maybe you… …participated in a reading challenge? …chose a set number of books to read? …tackled a classic? …joined a book group? …read an award-winning book? …set up an account with a … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges for 2015

It’s the end of the year and you know what that means. That’s right: it’s time to decide which reading challenges you’re going to do in 2015. It’s an important decision to make and I’m sure you’ve all been thinking long … Continue reading

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Librarians’ Favorite Books of 2014

As December draws to a close and 2014 is about to tick over into 2015, it’s time to reflect on a year’s worth of reading. Your Robbins librarians combed through the books we’ve read this year and came up with … Continue reading

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The Community Table

If you’ve ever been in the Robbins Library, you’ve probably wandered by the community table on the first floor at some point, but you might not have known what it was; until our bright new sign went up yesterday, you … Continue reading

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New Monthly Book Chat

The Staff Picks Book Group is on hiatus, and we’re trying something new: a monthly book chat, where all are welcome to come share and discover great books. This month’s theme is favorites, so bring along a favorite book (or … Continue reading

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QBG and Rubyfruit Jungle on Wednesday, 12/17/14

QBG’s last meeting of 2014 is tomorrow, Wednesday 12/17, at 7 PM.  We’re going to chat about the classic-lesbian-coming-of-age-and-semi-autobiographical-work-of-fiction-(?), Rubyfruit Jungle (also, it’s your last chance to hang out before an extended visit with the family which might be great … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

Thanks to everyone who came on Monday night to talk about Will Grayson, Will Grayson. What great turnout! Next month we’ll be meeting at our new day and time, which will be the third Tuesday of the month. On January … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Program: Holiday Cards!

Should you happen to be in the vicinity of the Robbins Library today, stop in to write a holiday card! We’ve got pens, cards, envelopes, and even stamps. Write a few words of cheer to family or friends, and give … Continue reading

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Check out our new holiday display, and here’s why:

Alright.  So if you’re anything like me, the holiday season is a mixed bag.  Yes, I adore shiny, festive houses, the smell of pine, and that people are trying to be on their best behavior. I like that. But the … Continue reading

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Queer Book Group Discusses Rita Mae Brown’s Rubyfruit Jungle on 12/17/14

  Before she was writing cozy mysteries with her cat, Sneaky Pie, Rita Mae Brown wrote Rubyfruit Jungle, a semi-autobiographical account of her experiences growing up. Copies are available at the circulation desk. Wednesday, December 17th at 7PM Call Rebecca … Continue reading

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