Monthly Archives: August 2016

QBG reads All I Love and Know

Join us tonight for a discussion of All I Love & Know by Judith Frank!  There’s definitely A LOT to talk about!  Even if you haven’t finished (or even started) feel free to join us for good company, snacks, etc. … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: August Edition

Dear readers, I humbly ask your forgiveness, for I left  a very important book off of last month’s list (Brand New Books: July Edition): Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany was published … Continue reading

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Mobile App Now Available

The Minuteman Library Network is launching a library mobile app.  Users now have the ability to carry the library in their pocket. The app is released for both the iOS and Android platforms. Users on the go can use the … Continue reading

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Arlington Book Festival- November 5 2016

Save the date! Clear your calendars! Arlington Book Festival will be returning to Robbins Library on Saturday November 5, 2016. Local authors can apply online or in the library. Click here for the 2016 ABF Author Applications and return it to Robbins … Continue reading

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Next NSYA book group meeting

Thanks to everyone who came to our great discussion of Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys! Next time we’ll be talking about a classic, Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume: Davey Wexler has never felt so alone. Her father has … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group: last-minute venue change

The Not-So-Young Adult book group meeting scheduled for the 4th floor conference room tomorrow evening, August 17, at 7pm will actually be held in the community room on the ground floor. Sorry about the last-minute change, and I hope to … Continue reading

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Sew what? Fashion and its snags

We don’t often write plain old book reviews here on the library blog, but I am writing about this one because it covers an issue that affects everyone, and it explains how anyone can make changes in their own lives … Continue reading

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Reel Queer: An Intergenerational Queer Movie Series presents Saving Face – 8/15

The Robbins Library QBG and the Arlington Council on Aging are excited to bring you a screening of the GLADD Media Award winning film Saving Face! “A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meets on 8/17

The Not-S0-Young Adult Book Group will meet next Wednesday, August 17 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be talking about Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Copies are still available at the front desk if you … Continue reading

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Coming to a library near you in November 2016: NaNoWriMo

In the midst of the summer heat, it’s hard to believe November will be here in a mere three months, but we have it on pretty good authority that it’s coming. And November means…National Novel Writing Month! Check out NaNoWriMo.org … Continue reading

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