Category Archives: Movies

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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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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Annihilation Inspired Eco Sci-Fi Booklist

Craving more Eco Sci-Fi after reading (or watching) Annihilation?  Try one of these! Darwinia by Robert Charles Wilson The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey (Also a great movie!) The Trees by Ali Shaw The Swarm by Frank … Continue reading

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Memorable Spaces & Places

This month we’ve asked our librarians to share some of the most vivid & memorable settings in books & other media they love.  Here are their responses! Every book I’ve read by Gerald Brom has always been so vividly depicted … Continue reading

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Black History Month Movies & TV

For you film & TV lovers, we’ve got a couple of lists in honor of Black History Month. We’d be remiss not to mention the record shattering Black Panther movie that just came out in theaters this past weekend.  Seriously, … Continue reading

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Pet Peeves

This month we asked our librarians what some of their literary, narrative, and film related pet peeves are.  See what gets under our skin below! For reasons unknown to me, I can’t stand it when I have to read about … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together 2018 events round-up

We are excited to share a full list of events celebrating Wonder by R.J. Palacio, your 2018 community read! Arlington Reads Together events take place in March and there’s something for everyone, so keep scrolling (or download a printable ART2018 program)–and … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Favorite Things in 2017

We posted about our top e-books & e-audiobooks of 2017 earlier this week and that made us wonder…  What physical media was popular in Arlington?  How does it differ from the e-content?  Check out the results below! Adult Books: Hillbilly … Continue reading

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You Haven’t Read __________ Yet!?

Librarians tend to be avid consumers of books & other media, but we’re only human & can’t read (or watch) it all!  This month we asked our librarians “What are some books/movies/TV series/etc. that you (or other people) can’t believe … Continue reading

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Who Would You Like To Meet?

We asked our librarians for some characters or people from books, film, music, or games that they would like to meet in real life.  Here are the answers! There are so many characters I’d love to hang out with, it … Continue reading

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