Author Archives: Linda Dyndiuk, Head of Adult Services

Changes to printing service

We will be upgrading some of our systems, including our public printing service. Printing will be suspended from the end of the day Saturday, May 1 until the morning of Wednesday, May 5. We apologize for the inconvenience and want … Continue reading

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Catch up on your AcornTV shows now

If you’re enjoying shows on AcornTV, now is the time to finish watching them. Due to vendor changes, AcornTV will no longer be available for libraries as of May 14. We are hoping that this will be temporary and that … Continue reading

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Learn how to download ebooks with the Libby app

Are you lost when it comes to downloading books and audiobooks from the library? Then we have the perfect learning opportunity for you! Overdrive, maker of the Libby app, will be holding three Getting Started sessions online on March 23. … Continue reading

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Together We Read Book Club

Attention Overdrive/Libby users! From now until February 24, you can read Kate Clayborn’s contemporary romance Love Lettering with no waiting as part of the Together We Read Book Club. The Minuteman Library Network joins nearly 16,000 public libraries and tens … 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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Introducing Book Packs

Although library users are able to request specific books and pick them up, we know that many of you miss browsing our collections in person. One way we are helping to simulate the browsing experience is with our Grab Bag … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Cosmic Horror Fantasy

Need help finding books to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Cosmic Horror Fantasy bingo square! For this square we’re looking for books with supernatural or magical elements, which emphasize the insignificance of human … Continue reading

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Summer Reading For All!

This year’s Summer Reading program celebrates fantasy, myths, and fairy tales. No matter your age, the whole point of Summer Reading–which also includes listening and watching–is to relax, escape, and enjoy the gifts of a story well told. Here are … 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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Cookbook Club on February 3!

Registration is open for our February meeting of Cookbook Club, which will be held on February 3 from 6:30-8 in the Robbins Library Community Room. We’ll be cooking from Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi, a book of recipes that are all … Continue reading

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