Author Archives: Maura Deedy, Assistant Director of Libraries

Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | 7/9

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday July 9 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Casual Vacancy” by  J. K. Rowling. New members are welcome. Book will be available … Continue reading

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Next Robbins Library Book Discussion Group | 6/4

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday June 4 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Plainsong” by Kent Haruf. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the Circulation … Continue reading

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Friends of Robbins Library – Children’s Book Sale | Sat April 21

Mark your calendar! Saturday, April 21 is the Friends of the Robbins Library Annual Children’s Booksale! Come by the Robbins Library Community Room on Saturday, April 21 from  9am – 2pm. There will be craft activities! Books and media for … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group – 5/7

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday May 7 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “In the Garden of Beasts” by Erik Larson. New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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Friends of Robbins Library Magazine Giveaway – 4/14

Do you love vintage ads? Photographs from bygone eras? The Friends of Robbins Library are giving away back issues of the library’s National Geographic (dating back to 1908) and Life magazines (dating back to 1936). Take one (or more!) home … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting for Talking Chair on 4/5

Happy National Poetry Month! Please join us on Thursday April 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Fiction Room at Robbins Library to open the “Talking Chair” installation with a ribbon cutting. The “Talking Chair” is an interactive digital experience, … Continue reading

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Talking Chair Comes to Robbins Library for National Poetry Month

On Thursday April 5, 2018 Robbins Library will open the “Talking Chair” installation with a ribbon cutting at 3:00 p.m. in the Fiction Room.   The “Talking Chair” is an interactive digital experience, developed by Emily Calvin-Bottis, a digital and … Continue reading

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Representation Matters and WONDER

Did you watch the Oscars last night? A common refrain heard from the winners was that representation matters. People who have been historically marginalized in Hollywood want to see people who look like them telling stories. Wonder, received one nomination … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” on 1/8

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday January 8 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” by Paolo Giordano . New members are welcome. Book will … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Wordy Shipmates” on 12/4

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday December 4 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Wordy Shipmates” by Sarah Vowell. New members are welcome. Book will be available at … Continue reading

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