Category Archives: Movies

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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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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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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