Author Archives: rlorino

How To Survive A Plague – Double Feature

In October we’re reading & watching How To Survive A Plague! Join QBG in discussing the book How To Survive A Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France on Wednesday October 25th. “…the … Continue reading

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Staff Picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

This month our librarians weigh in on their favorite media that are by Latinx & Hispanic creators or about Latinx & Hispanic characters! I loved season one of Jane the Virgin. Set in Miami and parodying the telenovela style, it … Continue reading

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Book Lists for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2017 through October 15, 2017 is Hispanic Heritage Month! Want to read some great books by Hispanic & Latinx authors or featuring Hispanic & Latinx characters?  Look no further! Remezcla has 10 books to help you get through … Continue reading

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

September 15, 2017 through October 15, 2017 is Hispanic Heritage Month!  Come visit the library and check out our display featuring information & books by and about Hispanic & Latinx-Americans. Here’s some information about the history & celebration of Hispanic … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Books of All Time (Today)

What happens when you ask a librarian for a list of their favorite books of all time?  You get answers like this: “This may be the most impossible question of all times, and it’s constantly a moving target.” “Oh no!! … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Skim

Join us on Wednesday August 30th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of the graphic novel Skim by by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. Jillian Tamaki! Grab a copy at the circulation desk if you haven’t yet! … Continue reading

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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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