Category Archives: Books

Around the World

This month, our librarians reveal some of their favorite media set in countries outside the United States. My favorite foreign TV show in 2017-2018 is definitely Dark. It started off as a German thriller web series and later on was … Continue reading

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Last 2 Pride Events!

As Pride month wraps up, don’t forget to join us for the last couple of events we have going on here at the library! June 27th at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room QBG will be discussing Cottonmouths by … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Books Written For Kids & Teens

Curious George Goes to the Hospital – H.A.Rey Mr.Popper’s Penguins – Richard Atwater A list of my favorite children’s and YA books could make up a small book in itself, so I’ll limit myself to the ones I’ve read most … Continue reading

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride Arlington! Come check out our Pride display this year to learn a little bit about Boston area queer history, courtesy of The History Project.  While you’re there, pick up some of our book & DVD lists too!  We’ve … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meets on May 16

The Not-So-Young Adult Book Group will meet on Wednesday May 16 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines. Copies are still available at the front desk if you … Continue reading

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Mental Health Fiction Books

During the month of May, Robbins Library is joining countless others in recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month. We’ve already published statistics and resources in a previous post, but what about books?

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NonFiction For People Who Don’t Like NonFiction

Some people are nonfiction lovers, but for some of us reading nonfiction can be a slog.  Here are a few nonfiction books staff recommends for those who aren’t usually fans of reading nonfiction! I love nonfiction! Life is so messy, … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

The next meeting of the NSYA Book Group will be on Wednesday, May 16 at 7pm in the 4th floor conference room. We’ll be discussing The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines. Here’s a descriptions from Goodreads: “It’s the … Continue reading

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Spring Reads 2018

Warm weather has been evading Massachusetts since Autumn. We’ve suffered through snow, icy rain, and strong winds when we should’ve been frolicking out in the green grass, enjoying the warm sunshine, and watching colorful flowers bloom. We’re going ahead and … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems

This month our library staff share some of their favorite hidden gems with you.  These are the books & other media that we love, but never got a whole lot of attention. The Backstagers by by James Tynion IV, Illus. … Continue reading

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