Monthly Archives: February 2019

Hey! Listen! New Video Game Loan Rules!

Exciting news for those of you that use our video game collection!  We’ve updated our loan rules to let you have even more time with the games in our collection. Here are the details: You can now check out video … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

Join us on Wednesday 2/27 for a discussion of the novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. “Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell … Continue reading

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Black Future Month – Afrofuturism Recommendations

Were you a fan of the movie Black Panther?  The critically acclaimed box office smash brought the term Afrofuturism into the mainstream as people clamored for more things to watch, read, and listen to upon finishing the film. The Oxford … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Libraries are FINE FREE

Effective Thursday, February 14, Arlington joins a growing national trend by removing overdue fines on materials borrowed at the Robbins Library and Fox Branch Library. The library will continue to issue date due notices as well as overdue notifications. After … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads Refugee (March 18)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, March 18 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be participating in the Arlington Reads Together (ART) community read and discussing Refugee by Alan Gratz. Goodreads description: Three different … Continue reading

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Our favorite recent books by black authors

In honor of Black History Month we’ve put together a list of our favorite books by black authors that were published in the last few years (some are a little older, but we felt strongly about them!) Any month is … Continue reading

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Read, and the world unfolds…

the world unfolds now thousands of wonderful dreams …you opened a book Since 1980, the American Library Association has been creating its iconic READ posters, featuring authors, celebrities, and illustrators’ work. We’ve just added five of these new posters to … Continue reading

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Fantastic Books

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite fantasy books are! I already recommend a lot of fantasy, so I’m going to try recommending things I don’t remember recommending for past prompts!  These aren’t necessarily the all time favorites, … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meeting – Reminder (February 11)

The next NSYA book group meeting will take place Monday, February 11 at 7pm in Robbins Library’s conference room (4th floor). We’ll be discussing Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell. Copies of the next book, Refugee by Alan Gratz, are on their way … Continue reading

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