Author Archives: rlorino

Around the World

This month, our librarians reveal some of their favorite media set in countries outside the United States. My favorite foreign TV show in 2017-2018 is definitely Dark. It started off as a German thriller web series and later on was … Continue reading

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Last 2 Pride Events!

As Pride month wraps up, don’t forget to join us for the last couple of events we have going on here at the library! June 27th at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room QBG will be discussing Cottonmouths by … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Books Written For Kids & Teens

Curious George Goes to the Hospital – H.A.Rey Mr.Popper’s Penguins – Richard Atwater A list of my favorite children’s and YA books could make up a small book in itself, so I’ll limit myself to the ones I’ve read most … Continue reading

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Reel Queer Watches… Pariah

The Robbins Library QBG and the Arlington Council on Aging are excited to bring you a screening of the film that’s been called “the female Moonlight“, director Dee Rees’ Pariah. “A lesbian teenager unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection … Continue reading

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride Arlington! Come check out our Pride display this year to learn a little bit about Boston area queer history, courtesy of The History Project.  While you’re there, pick up some of our book & DVD lists too!  We’ve … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Wins Another Trophy!

Yesterday was the 10th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition & the Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team snagged another first place trophy! This year we were inspired by the 2017 solar eclipse (& the … Continue reading

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QBG Listens To… Nancy

QBG/Social is listening to & discussing the podcast Nancy for our May meeting! “A critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It’s a podcast about how we define … Continue reading

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NonFiction For People Who Don’t Like NonFiction

Some people are nonfiction lovers, but for some of us reading nonfiction can be a slog.  Here are a few nonfiction books staff recommends for those who aren’t usually fans of reading nonfiction! I love nonfiction! Life is so messy, … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Dreadnought

Join us on Wednesday April 25th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of Dreadnought by by April Daniels! Grab a copy at the circulation desk if you haven’t yet!

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Hidden Gems

This month our library staff share some of their favorite hidden gems with you.  These are the books & other media that we love, but never got a whole lot of attention. The Backstagers by by James Tynion IV, Illus. … Continue reading

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