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Great American Solar Eclipse Safety Guide

We’ve been overwhelmed with the response to our solar eclipse viewing party and distribution of free glasses. Due to our limited quantity of 40 glasses, we wanted to provide you with some resources on where to buy ISO certified and … Continue reading

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Why do you go to the library?

  Do you enjoy giving your opinion about library services? How about taking this short survey from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, your state agency? The purpose of the study is to help them understand who uses which library … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Bookseller of Kabul” on 9/6

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Wednesday September 6 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. The group discusses “The Bookseller of Kabul” by Åsne Seierstad . New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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The Great American Solar Eclipse

In 11 days, a total solar eclipse will transverse the continental United States.  While Arlington is not in the path of totality, we can expect to view the moon obscuring 63.2% of the sun. Join us in garden between Robbins … Continue reading

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Saturday hours for Fox Library begin September 9

Starting on Saturday, September 9 the Fox Branch Library will be open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The new Saturday schedule parallels that of the Robbins Library, which is open on Saturdays from September through June. This … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together 2018: the short list

Earlier this month, the Arlington Reads Together committee met and selected 6 books for the the Arlington Reads Together 2018 short list. Committee members will read these titles over the summer and early fall, and one will be selected as … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “Rules for Old Men Waiting” on 8/7

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday August 7  at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Rules for Old Men Waiting” by Peter Pouncey. New members are welcome. Book will be … Continue reading

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10 New Games in the Library of Things!

Have you had a chance to check out a Thing or two? Our Library of Things has kitchen gadgets, games and home improvement tools. We just added 10 new games to the Library of Things. Perfect for a summer evening … Continue reading

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How to pick the next Arlington Reads Together Title!

Can you believe it’s already time to start planning the 2018 Community Read? It seems like just last month Nicole and Wayne Maines were at Town Hall! We need your help selecting a book. Have you read a book that … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “Maine” on 7/10

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday July 10  at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Maine” by J. Courtney Sullivan. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the … Continue reading

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