Monthly Archives: October 2016

2016 Reading Challenge: Still time to participate!

  It’s been a while since we posted about the 2016 Reading Challenge, but the year is drawing to a close soon, so dig out your Reading Challenge bookmark or stop by the Reference Desk to pick one up. Alternatively, … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: October Edition

Fall is a grand time for fiction, with something for everyone: plenty of suspense and thrillers, literary fiction, short stories, historical fiction, sci-fi, and comedy. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict For those who enjoyed The Paris Wife comes a … Continue reading

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the 2016 Arlington Book Festival Schedule

Arlington Book Festival is right around the corner! We are putting the final touches on all the behind the scenes plans. Head over to the festival page to see the latest updates! What is Arlington Book Festival? It is a … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month 2016: Ready, set, write

Attention, writers! November – a.k.a. National Novel Writing Month, a.k.a. NaNoWriMo – is upon us! (We warned you this would happen. Winter is coming, and all that.) You can learn all about NaNoWriMo (and sign up for free) at nanowrimo.org. … Continue reading

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The Books Change Lives Jar

Here is a list of the contents of this year’s Books Change Lives jar from the Banned Books Week display, in the order in which I unfolded the pieces of paper. Duplicates are not an accident; they mean more than … Continue reading

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Next NSYA Book Group

Thank you to everyone who came to the library last night to talk about Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson and vote on upcoming books. The Not-So-Young Adult Book Group’s next meeting will be on November 16 at 7pm in … Continue reading

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AIFF presents LOST IN THE BEWILDERNESS

October is AIFF Month! Join us for a screening on October 20th of LOST IN THE BEWILDERNESS. This film will be screen in the Community Room at Robbins Library.  The following week the festival kicks off at the Capital Theater. Check … Continue reading

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

This month we talk all about books & other media that truly frighten us! In general, I am not one who enjoys being scared; however, these two books came with such phenomenal recommendations that I had no choice but to … Continue reading

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Girls Who Code

Do you know a girl in grades 6-12 who is interested in coding? Then we have a club for her! The Robbins Library will be hosting a Girls Who Code Club that will run Wednesdays, except for vacation weeks, from October … Continue reading

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October 2016 is Fine Free Month!

Do you have a stack of library books at home or in the car? Have you been worrying about the fines on those items? Worry no more! October 2016 is Fine Free Month at Robbins and Fox Libraries. Please bring … Continue reading

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