Author Archives: Sue Priver

FREE Wifi Access Via Xfinity For Everyone

Xfinity has opened up WiFi Hotspot access nationwide in response to Coronavirus. Xfinity WiFi hotspots located both indoors and outdoors in places like shopping districts, parks, businesses, and train stations will be open. Hotspots located in customers’ homes (Xfinity Home … Continue reading

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FREE Online Technology Magazines–Available via Overdrive

MLN Library card holders have free access to a collection of print magazines available online via Overdrive. Included in this collection are four technology magazines. Technology Magazines in the Collection: Macworld September 2020 issue Since launching with the Mac in … Continue reading

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FREE E-Commerce Ebooks on Hoopla

If you haven’t taken a look at Hoopla, we highly recomend you see what resources are available to you. All you need is your library card. The collections are always available, so there are never any waitlists. If you see … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Where To Go For Technology Reviews Online

There are many sources online to read reviews about all different categories of technology. Below are some FREE (to you) high quality review resources. CONSUMERREPORTS.ORG http://arlproxy.minlib.net/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip&profile=crcro The Robbins Library subscribes to Consumer Reports online for all Arlington residents. In order … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Business Series: FREE Access to a Collection of Harvard Business Review (HBR) Ebooks

The Robbins Library subscribes to Hoopla, a provider of always available digital content. Below is a curated selection of Management EBooks that you have access to with your library card. If you need a library card, please go here to … Continue reading

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Low(er) Cost Internet Access Options

Many of us are currently limiting our time out & about and therefore not utilizing free internet access throughout the community. Instead, we are relying on internet access at home more frequently. Here are some resources to help you find … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Business Series: FREE Business Mentorship Available Through SCORE

It’s always great to evaluate our businesses on a regular basis. During this crazy time, it’s a great opportunity to see if our businesses need some adjustments to our business basics. Many of us have had to adjust our strategies … Continue reading

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Welcome to Robbins Library Business Series

  To kick off this series, we want to share a couple of excellent resources provided by two local organizations. The Robbins Library has a strong relationship with Arlington’s Department of Planning & Community Development as well as the Arlington … Continue reading

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Beating Stress

November and December are often stressful months in our lives from getting ready for the holidays to fitting in holiday gatherings into our already busy lives.  In addition, we have to acclimate to the earlier sunsets and the colder weather … Continue reading

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Excellent Resources for Newbie & Wannabe Cooks

These resources include information on selecting food to buy, basic cooking and preparation techniques, and simple yet tasty recipes to follow. BOOKS: Joy of Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer (641.5 ROM) This classic goes beyond providing basic and traditional cooking … Continue reading

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