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2020 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins & Fox Library librarians’ top books of 2020! Things in Jars by Jess Kidd Mexican Gothic by Silva Moreno-García The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix Harrow the Ninth … Continue reading

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Best Video Games of 2020

Check out the video games our staff thought were a cut above in 2020! Hades – The story follows Zagreus, son of Hades, as he attempts to escape the underworld where he makes his home. Along the way he makes … Continue reading

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Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses. Books:The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M ValenteThe Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents … Continue reading

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Thankful

This month we asked our librarians what books & other media they are thankful for. Check out their responses here: The Office, US versionDoctor WhoStar Trek (any and all, especially Discovery!)The Great British Bake Off/Baking Show (not the latest season!!!)Nadiya’s … Continue reading

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Database How-To – Peterson’s Career Prep

Looking for help switching careers, finding a job/school, or writing your resume and cover letter? Check out this basic guide to getting started using the library’s Peterson’s Career Prep database! This database has replaced our old career prep database Career … Continue reading

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It’s A Mystery

This month we asked our librarians what some of their favorite mysteries are! Here are their answers: I’m usually not a big super-scary mystery fan but I’ve grown to LOVE Agatha Christie movies – Murder on the Orient Express and … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Learn That In School

This month we asked our librarians to share some books/movies/TV shows/etc. that taught them something important that they didn’t learn about in school.  Here are their responses: I went to school a LONG time ago, so I’ve learned many things … Continue reading

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Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover

This month we asked our librarians – what are some books that you thought had a bad cover, but ended up being great? Check out their answers below! Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban. There are several different cover versions, none … Continue reading

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Database How-To – Boston Globe

Want access to the latest issues of the Boston Globe at home?  Here’s a basic guide to get started using the library’s Boston Globe database.  This database “provides full text access to The Boston Globe – 1980-current.”

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: YA Novels Featuring World Building & Main Characters With Magical Powers

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the YA Novels Featuring World Building & Main Characters With Magical Powers bingo square! Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Belle Révolte by Linsey … Continue reading

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