Monthly Archives: August 2018

Town Day Book Sale – Saturday, September 15, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

SAVE THE DATE – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15! The Friends of the Robbins Library will hold their annual book sale in conjunction with Arlington Town Day on Saturday, September 15, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Friends’ members will receive a ticket ahead of … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads Every Falling Star (September 17)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, September 17 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing Every Falling Star by Sungju Lee and Susan McClelland. Goodreads description: Every Falling Star, the first book to … Continue reading

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Help pick the next Arlington Reads Together Title

For the past 16 years the community reading project Arlington Reads Together has inspired the community to come together to talk about great books and inspiring ideas.   The Arlington Reads Together Committee is again seeking book nominations from Arlingtonians. … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… The House of Impossible Beauties

There are still copies of this month’s Queer Book Group book available at the circulation desk!  Join us on August 29th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room to discuss The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara. “1980, … Continue reading

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Digital magazines are here!

Starting today, you don’t need to come to the library for the current issues of your favorite magazines.* They’re available in the same app you use for ebooks! Our Overdrive collection, which you can access online or in the Libby … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meeting Reminder -August 20

The next NSYA group meeting will take place next Monday, August 20 at 7pm in Robbins Library’s conference room. We’ll be discussing Being Jazz: My life as a Transgender Teen by Jazz Jennings. Copies of the next book, Every Falling Star by … Continue reading

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Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | Wednesday, September 5

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Wednesday, September 5 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Professor and the Madman” by Simon Winchester. New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to Join the Summer Reading Challenge!

We’ve had an exciting summer here at Robbins Library and it’s all because of you! Hundreds of patrons have signed up for the Libraries Rock! summer reading challenge, completing row upon row of bingo squares and leaving amazing, heart-warming messages … Continue reading

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Totally Binge-Worthy TV

This month we’ve asked our librarians to recommend their favorite binge-able TV shows! There are three shows I can binge watch without feeling any regrets – even when Netflix politely nudges me to take a break: Sherlock: Benedict Cumberbatch was … Continue reading

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Put the world on your wall

I’m thrilled to announce another new influx of art prints for our circulating art print collection. I hope there is something for everyone here, but more ideas are always welcome – feel free to contact me by leaving a comment … Continue reading

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