Author Archives: maura

Buzz… Buzz… New Bees at Robbins!

Our Friends at Best Bees paid us a visit yesterday and restocked our hives. Our colonies did not make it through the winter, due to varroa mites. This is a common mite that weakens the immune system of bees, making winter … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: “The Tender Bar” on 6/5

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday June 5 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Tender Bar” by J.R. Moehringer. New members are welcome. Book will be available at … Continue reading

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Library of Things!

With apologies to Ariel, “We’ve got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty We’ve got whozits and whatzits galore You want a Library of Things? We’ve got twenty-five!” We are delighted to sing from the rooftops that our Library of Things collection has … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion: “The Things They Carried” on 5/1

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday May 1 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. New members are welcome. Book will be available … Continue reading

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Transgender Youth

As March is coming to a close, we wanted to highlight some articles and resources about the issues transgender youth face using some of the Robbins Library electronic resources. This blog post is in support of the 2017 Arlington Reads … Continue reading

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Transgender Women of Color

This month, we are exploring transgender issues and themes in support of the 2017 Arlington Reads Together selection, “Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family.” Recent news stories have explored the lives of transgender women of color. Using library … Continue reading

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Gender Spectrum Panel: an Arlington Reads Together event on 3/28

We can hardly believe that March is coming to a close, and with it, Arlington Reads Together. We’ve had an incredible month thus far and are excited about the culminating program. Join us for a Gender Spectrum panel on Tuesday … Continue reading

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True Story Theater: “Becoming Nicole” stories on Wed 3/15

We are pleased to partner with True Story Theater for an Arlington Reads Together event. You are invited to an exploration that honors the experience of people who have often been stigmatized for simply claiming their own true identities. True Story … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Book Discussion Group – “Abide With Me” on 4/3

The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group will next meet on Monday April 3 at 7 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room. The group discusses “Abide With Me” by Elizabeth Strout. New members are welcome. Book will be available at the … Continue reading

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Nicole Maines – what an event!

Did you see Nicole and Wayne on Saturday March 4 at Arlington Town Hall? It was truly an inspiring and moving event. Thank you to everyone who came out on a cold Saturday afternoon to listen to Wayne and Nicole. … Continue reading

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