Monthly Archives: June 2021

Bingo Square: Fiction Books Featuring an Animal Character

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this bingo square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. … Continue reading

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The Stonewall Riots: A Library Guide

Picture by Rhododendrites Robbins Library and the Town of Arlington have been busy this year celebrating Pride 2021. We can’t end the month without talking a bit about the historical event known as the Stonewall Riots or the Stonewall Uprising. … Continue reading

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“Tails and Tales” Summer Reading for Kids, Teens and Adults

Over 250 children signed up to participate in the library’s “Tails and Tales” themed Summer Reading program kick-off and book giveaway in the Winfield Robbins Memorial Garden on Saturday, June 19. From now through the summer, children aged 0-14 are … Continue reading

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Robbins and Fox Libraries Resume Full Hours and Most Services

Effective Monday, June 21, the Robbins Library and Fox Branch Library resume normal hours and most services, no appointment necessary. Arlington requires unvaccinated people to wear masks inside public facilities, but the library is asking all visitors to keep masks … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: A Library Guide

The Town of Arlington is celebrating Juneteenth Independence Day on June 19, honoring the day (June 19, 1865) when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were made aware of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth has been celebrated in African-American communities since 1866, … Continue reading

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Nominate a Title for Arlington Reads Together Book Pick

The Arlington Reads Together (ART) selection committee is seeking book nominations for the 2022 community-wide read. Have you read a book that explores the issues Arlington is facing? Have an idea for a great community read book?  Please share it … Continue reading

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Read With Pride

Happy Pride Month! We’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite queer books, TV, movies, & other media! Here are the responses: Books/Graphic NovelsThe Deep by Rivers SolomonThe Low, Low Woods by Carmen Maria MachadoThe Locked Tomb series by Tamsyn … Continue reading

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