Author Archives: rlorino

Sensational Short Stories

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share their favorite short stories.  Check them out below! In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin  I first read this collection when I  was an undergrad and often return to it. Mueenuddin … Continue reading

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride!  Come check out our display celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, the riot that helped propel the LGBTQIA+ rights movement forward! Did you know that Stonewall wasn’t the first time that the queer community publicly clashed with police? … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Are Victorious Again!

Today was the 11th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition & the Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team snagged yet another first place trophy! This year we performed to Dead or Alive’s You Spin Me … Continue reading

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QBG Plays Video Games!

Wednesday June 29th at 7pm, Queer Book Group/Social plays video games!  Join us for a night of good queer company and a few of everyone’s favorite group video games, like Mario Kart and Smash Bros in the 4th Floor Conference … Continue reading

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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Recommendations

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our librarians are talking about their favorite books & other media by and about Asian Pacific Americans.  Visit our display at Robbins for even more materials you can check out! Dogeaters by … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… I Can’t Date Jesus

Join us on Wednesday 4/24 for a discussion of the autobiography I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I’ve Put My Faith In Beyoncé by Michael Arceneaux. “In the style of New York Times bestsellers You … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough!

This month we’ve asked our librarians to tell us which stand-alone books they think need a sequel.  Read their responses below! Crooked Little Vein by Warren Ellis still freaks me out a little. So many of the subplots were taken from … Continue reading

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Go Green!

This month we asked our librarians for their favorite books that have a green cover, or the word green in the title.  Here are the results! Greenglass House by Kate Milford, of course! (And also Ghosts of Greenglass House, and … Continue reading

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Hey! Listen! New Video Game Loan Rules!

Exciting news for those of you that use our video game collection!  We’ve updated our loan rules to let you have even more time with the games in our collection. Here are the details: You can now check out video … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

Join us on Wednesday 2/27 for a discussion of the novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. “Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell … Continue reading

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