Category Archives: LGBT

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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QBG Reads… Skim

Join us on Wednesday August 30th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of the graphic novel Skim by by Mariko Tamaki, Illus. Jillian Tamaki! Grab a copy at the circulation desk if you haven’t yet! … Continue reading

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QBG Does Crafts!

Join QBG (Queer Book Group) on Wednesday July 26th at 7PM for a craft night!  We’ll have a craft (or crafts) available, but feel free to bring any crafts you’re working on (or have been meaning to get started on) … Continue reading

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What Does Pride Mean To You?

To wrap up Pride month, we’re sharing some notes left by library patrons in response to the prompt “What does Pride mean to you?” that was featured on a display created by the Boston Area Homeschoolers’ Queer-Straight Alliance. Happy Pride, … Continue reading

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