Category Archives: Books

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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Our favorite recent books by black authors

In honor of Black History Month we’ve put together a list of our favorite books by black authors that were published in the last few years (some are a little older, but we felt strongly about them!) Any month is … Continue reading

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Fantastic Books

This month we asked our librarians what their favorite fantasy books are! I already recommend a lot of fantasy, so I’m going to try recommending things I don’t remember recommending for past prompts!  These aren’t necessarily the all time favorites, … Continue reading

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2018 Best Books from Robbins & Fox Library Staff

Happy New Year!!!  Here are the Robbins Library librarians’ top books of 2018! The Library Book by Susan Orlean As someone who works in libraries every day I was a little apprehensive about reading this book–would it upset my carefully … Continue reading

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Build A Better World

This month we asked our librarians: If you had to pick ONE book or series that everyone had to read as a prerequisite for being a human in the world, which book would it be? I’m going to suggest a … Continue reading

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Love You! (Platonically!)

Romantic relationships tend to take center stage when we talk about our favorite relationships, so we decided to show platonic relationships some love (pun intended) this month.  We asked our librarians what their favorite platonic relationships in media are, and … Continue reading

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