Author Archives: Verónica RB

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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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Fairy Tale Retellings

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Fairy Tale Retellings bingo square!

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Grownup Story Time

Loved story time as a kid? No longer a kid? We have a program just for you! Details: Grownup Story Time Facebook Live Wednesday, June 17: The Brothers Grimm Wednesday, June 24: Hans Christian Andersen Wednesday, July 1: Utensile Strength … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Groups in June

We have a couple of virtual events just for you, including book groups! Robbins Library Book Discussion Group: Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Zoom Event Monday, June 1 7:00 p.m. The Robbins Library Book Discussion Group has gone … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Virtual Scavenger Hunt

We’ve created a virtual scavenger hunt involving our website’s resources and tools to help you practice responsible & safe social distancing while our physical locations remain closed. If you finish everything in the virtual scavenger hunt, email us at arlington@minlib.net … Continue reading

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Robbins Instructional Guides are now ONLINE!

Our instructional guides are now available online!!! Click on each individual thumbnail to enlarge. Links: Databases Kanopy Libby Help Hoopla Help Introducing AcornTV! Want to transfer your Overdrive books to your Kindle but don’t have the app? Try this. Or, … Continue reading

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(Reminder) Wayfarer Film Series and ART present: The Last Colony (March 5, 2020)

Don’t forget! Thursday, March 5 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Robbins Library Community Room   Trailer:   Updated timeline of events to keep in mind after watching the documentary: 2016: On June 30, President Barack Obama signs the Puerto Rico Oversight, … Continue reading

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