Category Archives: LGBT

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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Reel Queer Watches… Pariah

The Robbins Library QBG and the Arlington Council on Aging are excited to bring you a screening of the film that’s been called “the female Moonlight“, director Dee Rees’ Pariah. “A lesbian teenager unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection … 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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QBG Listens To… Nancy

QBG/Social is listening to & discussing the podcast Nancy for our May meeting! “A critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It’s a podcast about how we define … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

You’d be surprised to learn how many people are affected by mental illness on any given day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Dreadnought

Join us on Wednesday April 25th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of Dreadnought by by April Daniels! Grab a copy at the circulation desk if you haven’t yet!

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QBG Watches… 195 Lewis & Reel Queer Watches… Pariah

Before we get to our upcoming events, we have some news! We are now on Meetup! You can find our page at this link: https://www.meetup.com/Robbins-Library-Queer-Book-Group/ Get updates of our upcoming events there or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RobbinsLibraryQBG March’s QBG/Social event is a … Continue reading

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Black History Month – African Americans in Times of War

2018’s Black History Month theme is African Americans in Times of War, a topic that is often overlooked when learning about our country’s history.  We’re sharing some books and other resources that can help you learn more about this important … Continue reading

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Early 2018’s Upcoming Queer Events

We’ve got a bunch of queer events coming up in January & February! For January we’ve got Poetry In & Out, a queer poetry writing event with Arlington poet laureate Cathie Desjardins on Monday January 22nd at 7pm in the … Continue reading

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How To Survive A Plague – Double Feature

In October we’re reading & watching How To Survive A Plague! Join QBG in discussing the book How To Survive A Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France on Wednesday October 25th. “…the … Continue reading

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