Monthly Archives: February 2020

Introducing…local art!

You know about our circulating art print collection – framed art prints you can borrow for six weeks at a time to adorn your home, classroom, or office. Maybe you’ve seen them in the library catalog, online Flickr album, or … Continue reading

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QBG Reads…. Has the Gay Movement Failed?

Wednesday February 26th at 7pm in the Robbins Library’s 4th Floor Conference Room QBG discusses the book Has the Gay Movement Failed? by Martin Duberman. “The past fifty years have seen marked significant shifts in attitudes toward and acceptance of … Continue reading

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Wayfarer Film Series presents: The Last Colony (March 5, 2020)

Travel the world and experience international cinema with the Wayfarer Film Series at Robbins Library! Catch a glimpse from beyond the continent, snack on fresh popcorn from our brand new popcorn popping machine, and enjoy a variety of films you … Continue reading

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Not-So Young Adult Book Group Reads When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago (March 23)

The next NSYA group meeting will take place on Monday, March 23 at 7pm in the 4th floor’s conference room. We’ll be discussing When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago. Goodreads description: Esmeralda Santiago’s story begins in rural Puerto Rico, … Continue reading

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Auschwitz – 75th Anniversary of the liberation – A Library display

  A display of books, films and visuals, to learn more about the Auschwitz Concentration Camp and the Holocaust in general.   Facts: On January 27, 1945 all prisoners left behind at Auschwitz were liberated by the 1st Ukrainian Front … Continue reading

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March Cookbook Club

Registration is open for the March Cookbook Club! We’ll be participating in Arlington Reads Together by celebrating the food of Puerto Rico. We’ll be cooking from the El Boricua website and bringing our dishes to share. The meeting is Monday … Continue reading

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Cold Climes

This month we’ve asked out librarians to share their favorite pieces of media that have chilly settings. Check out their responses below! I reread Laura Ingalls Wilder’s The Long Winter on the coldest day of the year.  I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Off the Wall: Adopt an Art Print

On Tuesday, February 4, we’ll be starting the first phase of our “Off the Wall” art print adoption program. Library patrons can choose an art print from the library’s circulating art print collection to adopt and bring home – permanently! … Continue reading

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Young, Gifted, & Black – Black History Month 2020

This year for Black History Month, we’re featuring some great YA books starring young, gifted, & black protagonists!  Check out the list below: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody All American Boys by Jason Reynold and Brendan Kiely American Street … Continue reading

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