Author Archives: rlorino

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

The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg is a Scheherazade-esque tale of two women in love, Hero and Cherry, telling seemingly unrelated tales that eventually weave into a tapestry that reveals how they came to be where they … 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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Geek Con!

Get your geek on at the Robbins Library Geek Con! Saturday June 10th from 10 – 4! Join us for a celebration of all things geeky! From superheroes to anime to sci-fi/fantasy and beyond – embrace your inner geek, meet … Continue reading

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Cover Crushes

Our librarians sound off on some of their favorite book covers!  (Because let’s face it – we all judge books by their cover sometimes.) When Hild by Nicola Griffith was published, I was instantly captivated by the cover art. Although … Continue reading

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New Blu-Ray Collection!

We’re very excited to announce that the library now offers Blu-Rays for rental, in addition to our DVDs!  Just remember, these won’t play on your standard DVD player.  You’ll need a device that is Blu-Ray compatible – like a Blu-Ray … Continue reading

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Overdue!

Sometimes books don’t come back to the library before their due date.  We get it – life happens!  In most cases overdue books are safely back on our shelves within a few days.  But every so often that’s not the … Continue reading

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