Monthly Archives: May 2015

Top Summer Reading Books

Lists, lists, lists (but never “listicles,” shudder) – the summer book lists are rolling in! What should you check out this summer? The Boston Globe‘s “Suggested Summer Books”: The 30 books on this list are divided into categories: “first novels,” … Continue reading

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Book Chat: Magic, Myth, and Fairy Tale

We’ve talked about the future; we’ve talked about the past; join us as we venture out of reality and into the land of magic, myth, and fairy tale. Mark your calendars for Monday, June 22 at 7pm so you can … Continue reading

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Mystery QBG/Social event revealed!

Please join Queer Book Group/Social for an evening of excellent grown-up queer webseries. Wednesday, May 27 / 4th Floor Conference Room / 7PM   Some selections from the television menu:          

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Stand Out with Dorie Clark

You may remember Dorie Clark from her 2013 visit when she came to speak about her book Reinventing You. Now she’s back with a new book and will be back at the Robbins Library! Join us in the community room … Continue reading

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Book Chat: The Past

Our next book chat will be Tuesday, May 26 at 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room. What is a book chat? It’s like a book club but doesn’t require reading a particular book. We pick a loose theme each … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group Book

The next book for the NSYA Book Group will be The Family Romanov: murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia by Candace Fleming. Copies are available now at the Robbins Library circulation desk. Here’s the review from Booklist: “History … Continue reading

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Introducing….Queen Bumbelina!

The people of Arlington have spoken. Queen BeeyoncĂ©’s neighbor to the left will be crowned Queen Bumbelina. Here’s the final tally of votes: Bumbelina: 37 Bee Arthur: 28 Susan Bee Anthony: 28 Beeopatra: 26 Beetrix Potter: 24 Honey: 22 Beeatrice: … Continue reading

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group Meeting

The NSYA Book Group meets next Tuesday night, May 19, at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett. Copies of the next book, The Family Romanov by … Continue reading

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In case you missed our book talk…fiction we recommend

Did you miss Linda and Jenny’s “Stuff We’ve Been Reading” book talk on May 11? Catch up here with our fiction picks. (Here are the nonfiction books we recommend.) Click on the title of the book to request it from … Continue reading

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In case you missed our book talk…nonfiction we recommend

In case you missed Linda & Jenny’s “Stuff We’ve Been Reading” Book Talk on May 11, here are the nonfiction books we recommended. (Stay tuned for a second post about the novels we recommended!) Click on the titles to go … Continue reading

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