Category Archives: Books

A plethora of presidential candidates

It’s not too early to think about the 2020 presidential election. As you might have noticed, there are a LOT of candidates in the primary, mostly on the Democratic side. In order to make good choices for the primary election, … Continue reading

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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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True Crime in Massachusetts – a May display at Library

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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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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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Women’s History Month

Did you know March is Women’s History Month? You can trace its roots all the way back to Women’s Day in 1909, organized by the Socialist Party in honor of the one-year anniversary of the garment worker’s strikes in New … 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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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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Black Future Month – Afrofuturism Recommendations

Were you a fan of the movie Black Panther?  The critically acclaimed box office smash brought the term Afrofuturism into the mainstream as people clamored for more things to watch, read, and listen to upon finishing the film. The Oxford … Continue reading

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