Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bookending Arlington Reads Together 2015

My favorite photo from this year’s Arlington Reads Together was taken at the author Skype event we had in the Community Room. It was a Saturday afternoon in Arlington, March 21st, and Annabel Pitcher, author of My Sister Lives on … Continue reading

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Rosetta Stone has arrived!

Trying to learn a new language? You may already be familiar with our collection of books, CDs, and Playaways as well as our subscription to Mango Languages, but now we’ve added yet another language-learning resource: Rosetta Stone! Many of you … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Queer Open Mic, on April 1st @ 7PM

It’s no April Fools’!  Arlington’s Queer Open Mic is quite real, and is happening on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 at the Robbins Library. We’ve got a couple of great featured performers – poet, Aaron Smith and queer erotica writer, Anna … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

For April, the Not-So-Young Adult Book Group will be reading Nothing by Janne Teller. Here’s a description from Goodreads: When Pierre-Anthon realizes there is no meaning to life, the seventh-grader leaves his classroom, climbs a tree, and stays there. His … Continue reading

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Big Library Read

As you all know, we are in the middle of Arlington Reads Together, with several My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece events still to come (including a Skype session with the author, Annabel Pitcher!). If you’ve already read My Sister … Continue reading

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Storytime with Lynne Truss

Lynne Truss read to an audience of more than twenty people at the Robbins Library this past Monday night, inspiring much laughter and a few book purchases. Lynne read from her new novel, Cat Out of Hell, and she read … Continue reading

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RIP Terry Pratchett

Beloved fantasy author Terry Pratchett passed away today. Read more about him at Wikipedia, and check out one (or more) of his books at the library. What’s your favorite Terry Pratchett book? Leave a note in the comments section.

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NSYA Book Group discusses The Chocolate War

The Not-So-Young Adult Book Group will be meeting next week on Tuesday, March 17 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier, a classic of young adult fiction published way back … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Lynne Truss at the Robbins Library

Consult your calendars and write your notes-to-self (spelled and punctuated correctly, I’m sure): author Lynne Truss is coming to the Robbins Library a week from tonight! She’ll be here on Monday, March 16 at 7pm in the Community Room to … Continue reading

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Hey! Listen! Adult Video Games Are Here!

Did you know the library has video games you can check out with just your library card? Well, we’ve recently added even more games and are excited to announce our new adult video game collection!  This collection has close to 70 games … Continue reading

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