Category Archives: Books

Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses. Books:The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M ValenteThe Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents … Continue reading

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Thankful

This month we asked our librarians what books & other media they are thankful for. Check out their responses here: The Office, US versionDoctor WhoStar Trek (any and all, especially Discovery!)The Great British Bake Off/Baking Show (not the latest season!!!)Nadiya’s … Continue reading

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Introducing Book Packs

Although library users are able to request specific books and pick them up, we know that many of you miss browsing our collections in person. One way we are helping to simulate the browsing experience is with our Grab Bag … Continue reading

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Women’s right to vote – Arlington’s history

One hundred years ago, in 1920, American women won the right to vote with the ratification of the 19th amendment to the United States Constitution. The suffrage campaign had been neither easy nor straightforward. In 1915  Massachusetts voters in a state … Continue reading

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It’s A Mystery

This month we asked our librarians what some of their favorite mysteries are! Here are their answers: I’m usually not a big super-scary mystery fan but I’ve grown to LOVE Agatha Christie movies – Murder on the Orient Express and … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Learn That In School

This month we asked our librarians to share some books/movies/TV shows/etc. that taught them something important that they didn’t learn about in school.  Here are their responses: I went to school a LONG time ago, so I’ve learned many things … 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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Introducing Library Grab Bags

We are excited to launch Library Grab Bags, a new service that aims to bring back some of the ease and joy of browsing library shelves even as library indoors remain closed for public safety. Library Grab Bags are a … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Epic Fantasy on Audio

Need help finding books and movies to complete your Summer Reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Epic Fantasy on Audio bingo square! According to Goodreads.com, Epic fantasy is “generally serious in tone and often epic in scope, … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: YA Novels Featuring World Building & Main Characters With Magical Powers

Need help finding books and movies to complete your summer reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the YA Novels Featuring World Building & Main Characters With Magical Powers bingo square! Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor Belle Révolte by Linsey … Continue reading

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