Author Archives: rlorino

Now You’re Cookin’

Whether you’re a pro in the kitchen or a total amateur, our librarians have you covered with these cookbook recommendations! My go-to cookbooks are The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook (otherwise known as “the big red binder one”), The New … Continue reading

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QBG Does Crafts!

Join QBG (Queer Book Group) on Wednesday July 26th at 7PM for a craft night!  We’ll have a craft (or crafts) available, but feel free to bring any crafts you’re working on (or have been meaning to get started on) … Continue reading

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TV Show/Movie Readalikes

Our librarians love watching TV shows & movies!  This month, we’re picking some of our favorites and sharing some books, shows, movies, etc. to help get you through those long stretches between seasons, or for when you’re craving more after … Continue reading

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What Does Pride Mean To You?

To wrap up Pride month, we’re sharing some notes left by library patrons in response to the prompt “What does Pride mean to you?” that was featured on a display created by the Boston Area Homeschoolers’ Queer-Straight Alliance. Happy Pride, … Continue reading

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Pride Podcasts

Love podcasts?  We’ve got some queer themed & queer hosted podcasts for your listening pleasure. Alice Isn’t Dead  A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… If I Was Your Girl

Join us on Wednesday 6/28 @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of the Stonewall Award winning novel If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo! Haven’t read it yet?  There’s still time!  Grab a copy … Continue reading

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Contemporary Queer Films

Looking for some good contemporary queer films to watch this Pride Month?  Look no further! Beginners “A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male … Continue reading

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Award Winning Books for Pride

Want some quality queer books to help you celebrate Pride this month?  Check out these 2017 award winners! 29th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winner Lesbian Fiction Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn Gay Fiction The Angel of History by … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pride

In honor of Pride Month, our librarians share some of their favorite queer themed or authored books, movies, etc. The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg is a Scheherazade-esque tale of two women in love, Hero and Cherry, … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Gets The Gold!

Tonight was the 9th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition.  The Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team have been regular competitors since the first annual competition back in 2008, but have never nabbed the elusive … Continue reading

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