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Doctor Who Day a Smashing Success

Last Saturday around 200 Doctor Who fans came to the library (on a beautiful summer day, no less!) to watch episodes of Doctor Who, play trivia, view fan art, make crafts, and have their photos taken with the TARDIS. If … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Day at the library approaches! Grab your sonic screwdriver…

Doctor Who fans, rejoice! (and if you aren’t a fan yet, now’s the time to come see what the fuss is about): Doctor Who Day at the library is Saturday, June 28, from 10am-4pm. Perhaps you have seen one of … Continue reading

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QBG meets on Wednesday 2/26 to Discuss The Doctor

  Time for another rollicking installment of Queer Book Group!  This time, we take on The Doctor (no, not the one with the sonic screwdriver, but it could totally happen in canon, folks!). Interested in trying us out?  Feel free! … Continue reading

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Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses. Books:The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M ValenteThe Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents … Continue reading

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Goodbye to E.L. Doctorow and Ann Rule

Two major, but very different, authors passed away recently: E.L. Doctorow, author of Ragtime, and true crime author Ann Rule. Doctorow (1931-2015) wrote novels, short stories, essays, and commentary. According to the July 21 New York Times article, “Doctorow was … Continue reading

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Allons-y! ALL-CALL for Doctor Who Fan Art Submissions

Doctor Who has been a huge success – critical, commercial (and probably some other measure that I don’t know about but is also staggeringly important). So how does the viewing audience express its approval?  Fan art (and fanfiction, which we will probably … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Party at the Library

Dust off your fez Polish your sonic screwdriver and whatever you do don’t blink. The TARDIS lands at the Robbins Library on Saturday June 28 for a whole day of Doctor Who fun for Whovians of all ages. As part … Continue reading

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Libraries, reading, and daydreaming

Perhaps you have read something by Neil Gaiman. It may have been a children’s book (Chu’s Day; Fortunately, The Milk) or a collection of stories (Fragile Things); it may have been a young adult novel (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) or … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice Retellings

There is no better time than the depths of winter to watch (or re-watch) the 5-hour BBC adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel Pride and Prejudice. But did you know that there are also approximately a billion book adaptations, spinoffs, and … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together Events in March

Featured Events Esmeralda Santiago: Writing a Life Sunday, March 83:00 p.m. (Please note: Daylight Savings Time begins on March 8) Arlington Town Hall Esmeralda Santiago, author of 2020 Arlington Reads Together pick When I Was Puerto Rican, kicks off a … Continue reading

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