Author Archives: Verónica RB

Bingo Square: Animal-Related Media on Hoopla

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this bingo square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to Hoopla so you can borrow the materials! First things first, Hoopla is awesome! This web and mobile library media … Continue reading

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Bingo Square: Nonfiction books about human-animal relationships

Are you participating in Adult Summer Reading and stuck on this bingo square? We’ve got some suggestions for you! Links go to the catalog so you can see if the books are available now and request them if they’re not. … Continue reading

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The Stonewall Riots: A Library Guide

Picture by Rhododendrites Robbins Library and the Town of Arlington have been busy this year celebrating Pride 2021. We can’t end the month without talking a bit about the historical event known as the Stonewall Riots or the Stonewall Uprising. … Continue reading

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Juneteenth: A Library Guide

The Town of Arlington is celebrating Juneteenth Independence Day on June 19, honoring the day (June 19, 1865) when enslaved people in Galveston, Texas were made aware of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth has been celebrated in African-American communities since 1866, … Continue reading

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100 Years After the Tulsa Race Massacre

On May 31, 1921, the United States witnessed one of the worst racially-motivated massacres in its history. A white mob attacked and killed more than 300 people in Greenwood, Oklahoma. Outnumbered and overpowered, the prominent black community north of Tulsa … Continue reading

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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with our Staff Recommendations!

Our library staff is celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by sharing their favorite books & other media by/about Asian/Pacific Americans!

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OverDrive’s COVID Response Collections

OverDrive’s COVID Response Collections are helping libraries meet the unprecedented demand for digital books in their communities. This growing collection supplements our library’s catalog with unlimited simultaneous use ebooks and audiobooks. What does this mean for you?The adult fiction & nonfiction … Continue reading

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US Capitol Riots: Your Library Guide

On January 6, 2021, the world watched as a mob of Trump supporters rioted and took over the US Capitol in Washington, DC. News outlets, social media, and smartphones buzzed with all sorts of information, some factual and some not … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget to VOTE!

Returning Your Ballot: You can mail your ballot to the Clerk’s Office (postage is paid) or use one of the three secure ballot return boxes. Before you put a ballot in a box, please be sure it is clearly marked … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Fantasy novels with diverse main characters (inclusive fantasy)

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Fantasy novels with diverse main characters (inclusive fantasy) bingo square!

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