Monthly Archives: June 2015

Come fly away to ALA with us, 6/25-6/30

It’s not every year that we get to send librarians to the annual American Library Association conference, so we decided it would be fun to bring you to San Francisco with us via Twitter and Facebook. Through June 30 you’ll see … Continue reading

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Book Chat recap: Magic, Myth, and Fairytale

Our book chat about “magic, myth, and fairytale” produced a magical quantity of book suggestions! Read on for a list and brief annotations. One book chat participant brought a whole bagful of books and a seemingly encyclopedic knowledge about literature … Continue reading

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Not-So-Young Adult Book Group discusses the Romanovs

The NSYA book group will be meeting on June 30 at 7pm to discuss The Family Romanov: murder, rebellion, and the fall of imperial Russia by Candace Fleming. Since your hostess will be freshly returned from a trip to Russia, … Continue reading

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Extra, extra, read all about it: Adult summer reading starts today!

Kids and teens don’t get all the fun to themselves: adults have summer reading too, and it starts today! From June 20 through September 4, keep track of each book you read and every event or program you attend at … Continue reading

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DATE CHANGE July 1st for Queer Book Group’s Discussion of A Cup of Water Under My Bed

  Hey, QBG-ers, We had to make a date change for our discussion of A Cup of Water Under My Bed.  Same day of the week, same time, but different date:  Wednesday, July 1st at 7PM.  Hope to see you … Continue reading

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Summer’s coming

As the temperature tends upward, remember to keep cool and stay hydrated. This photo courtesy of the Boston Public Library, accessed via the Digital Commonwealth, which, incidentally, is where you can also see the Robbins Library collection of historical photos … Continue reading

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Show up for LGBTQA kids on Monday, June 15

Mark your calendars, friends.  This coming Monday….

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QBG reads A Cup of Water Under My Bed

Hi, Queer Book Group, <—This is our June read (but we’re talking about it on July 1st – it’s confusing, I know.).  It’s a memoir about the intersection of language, sexuality and a bunch of other stuff that I won’t put … Continue reading

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Overdrive Big Library Read

If you like thrillers and suspense novels, and you like e-books (or digital audiobooks), you’re in luck, because Overdrive’s Big Library Read for June is Eyes On You: A novel of suspense by Kate White. What is a “Big Library … Continue reading

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Towanda! Wednesday, 6/3, is the Pride Month Screening of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Robbins Library

Oh, gosh.  I have to say that it’s been a while since I visited with Evelyn, Ninny, Idgy and Ruth, and it has clearly just been too long!  We’re so excited (we being the library and the Council-On-Aging) to bring … Continue reading

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