Monthly Archives: May 2018

Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Wins Another Trophy!

Yesterday was the 10th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition & the Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team snagged another first place trophy! This year we were inspired by the 2017 solar eclipse (& the … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group (June 18)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, June 18 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing Just One Day by Gayle Forman. Goodreads description: When sheltered American good girl Allyson “LuLu” Healey first … Continue reading

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QBG Listens To… Nancy

QBG/Social is listening to & discussing the podcast Nancy for our May meeting! “A critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It’s a podcast about how we define … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meets on May 16

The Not-So-Young Adult Book Group will meet on Wednesday May 16 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines. Copies are still available at the front desk if you … Continue reading

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Mental Health Fiction Books

During the month of May, Robbins Library is joining countless others in recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month. We’ve already published statistics and resources in a previous post, but what about books?

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Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | 6/4

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday June 4 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Plainsong” by Kent Haruf. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

You’d be surprised to learn how many people are affected by mental illness on any given day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a … Continue reading

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NonFiction For People Who Don’t Like NonFiction

Some people are nonfiction lovers, but for some of us reading nonfiction can be a slog.  Here are a few nonfiction books staff recommends for those who aren’t usually fans of reading nonfiction! I love nonfiction! Life is so messy, … Continue reading

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