Category Archives: Movies

So Sweet!

This month we asked our librarians for their favorite sweet themed titles! (Remember, sweet titles & settings doesn’t always mean sweet content!) Here are their responses: Kids: Not an Alphabet Book: The Case of the Missing Cake by Eoin McLaughlin … Continue reading

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Arlington Reads Together: Events and Discussions

The Arlington Reads Together community read program launched in 2003 as a way of bringing Arlington together through literature. Last summer, the ART selection committee chose Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Dr. Beverly … Continue reading

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Long Titles For Shorter Days

As the days get shorter, we asked our librarians for their favorite long titles! Here are their responses. Books:The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making by Catherynne M ValenteThe Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents … Continue reading

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Thankful

This month we asked our librarians what books & other media they are thankful for. Check out their responses here: The Office, US versionDoctor WhoStar Trek (any and all, especially Discovery!)The Great British Bake Off/Baking Show (not the latest season!!!)Nadiya’s … Continue reading

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It’s A Mystery

This month we asked our librarians what some of their favorite mysteries are! Here are their answers: I’m usually not a big super-scary mystery fan but I’ve grown to LOVE Agatha Christie movies – Murder on the Orient Express and … Continue reading

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We Didn’t Learn That In School

This month we asked our librarians to share some books/movies/TV shows/etc. that taught them something important that they didn’t learn about in school.  Here are their responses: I went to school a LONG time ago, so I’ve learned many things … Continue reading

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Geek out on Magical Realism films with Library Adult Summer Reading

                              Play Bingo and win prizes. Sign up  here  for Robbins Library’s annual Adult Summer Reading program and find the Magical realist films’ Bingo square.  But … Continue reading

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Contemporary Films & TV

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite TV & movies that have come out in the past decade!  Here are their answers: Fleabag: There’s this scene where the main character (Fleabag) is on a train … Continue reading

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One Word

This month we asked our librarians to share some of their favorite media with one word titles! Possession by A.S. Byatt Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Atonement by Ian McEwan Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Jasmine by Bharati Mukherjee Americanah by Chimamanda … Continue reading

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Women Creators

In honor of  Women’s History Month, we asked out librarians to share their favorite books & media that are created by women!  Here are their responses: You know those authors who, no matter they write next – whatever format or … Continue reading

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