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Robbins Library Debuts “Library Loot”

Millions of unboxing videos on YouTube can’t be wrong: people love opening packages!  For book lovers, what could possibly be better than a package with a surprise book inside?  The Robbins Library’s new subscription box program for teens brings the … Continue reading

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Searching for Dark Matter in the Sky

Dark matter is believed to comprise five sixths of the matter in the universe, and is one of the strongest pieces of evidence for new fundamental physics. Dark matter does not interact directly with light, making it very difficult to … Continue reading

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Library Removes DVD Rental Fees

Beginning on July 1, 2019 Arlington’s libraries are making it easier to use library materials by removing the DVD rental fee on feature films, foreign films, and TV shows across all age categories.   The same research that supported the libraries’ … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Kids, Teens and Adults at Arlington’s Libraries

Summer is coming, and here at the library we have the perfect prescription for long summer days: summer reading for everyone!  At the Robbins and Fox libraries, we’ll be celebrating the joys of summer reading with special programs for kids, … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Hosts Discussion on Gerrymandering

On Thursday April 25, the Robbins Library welcomes Aidan Kestigian to speak on “Gerrymandering and Redistricting in Massachusetts.” Kestigian is the Program Manager for the Metric Geometry & Gerrymandering Group (MGGG)  and the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Tufts … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together in March

We welcome the community to join us for our annual community read program, Arlington Reads Together!  Since 2003 Arlington has come together around a title with book groups, panel discussions, and more. The year we are reading Refugee by Alan … Continue reading

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Help pick the next Arlington Reads Together Title

For the past 16 years the community reading project Arlington Reads Together has inspired the community to come together to talk about great books and inspiring ideas.   The Arlington Reads Together Committee is again seeking book nominations from Arlingtonians. … Continue reading

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Mass Ave. is Poetry Street!

To celebrate National Poetry Month,  the Fox Branch Library has partnered with Arlington Public Art to present the Poetry Youth Initiative and display poems written by Arlington Teens on Mass Ave. windows of the library. The Poetry Youth Initiative grew … Continue reading

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