Category Archives: Programs

A peek backwards – Local History exposing hidden gem series!

This blog post is the first in a series of hidden gems found at Robbins Library or it’s immediate vicinity. The  Childrens Room (Junior Library) once upon a time…   another view                 … Continue reading

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The Great American Solar Eclipse

In 11 days, a total solar eclipse will transverse the continental United States.  While Arlington is not in the path of totality, we can expect to view the moon obscuring 63.2% of the sun. Join us in garden between Robbins … Continue reading

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Fall Book Buzz!

    Looking for something good to read in the next few months? Fall is such a huge time for publishing it can be hard to keep up with the onslaught of new books. But never fear: your friendly local … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Challenge going strong

Over 100 people have signed up for the “Build A Better World” adult summer reading challenge at the Arlington libraries. If you’re one of them, well done! If you’re not, don’t worry, there’s still time! Sign up online or in … Continue reading

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Geek Con Trivia Questions

Did you miss Geek Con (or attend, but forget to pick up a trivia sheet)? Apparently our trivia questions – across four categories – were fiendishly hard! Try your hand at them here: Movies & TV In the Doctor Who … Continue reading

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Geek Con!

Get your geek on at the Robbins Library Geek Con! Saturday June 10th from 10 – 4! Join us for a celebration of all things geeky! From superheroes to anime to sci-fi/fantasy and beyond – embrace your inner geek, meet … Continue reading

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Ever wonder about that yellow mansion behind the Library?

Come to the upcoming Library program:           Glimpses of Family Life:                        The Whittemore-Robbins House                       … Continue reading

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National Library Week 2017: Wrap-up

Here’s what Robbins Library visitors had to say about the library during National Library Week. In your own words… “My library is a safe haven.” “My library has always represented a safe welcoming space where questions are always welcome – … Continue reading

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Henna tattoos at the library

Have you ever wanted to try henna? Now’s your chance! Mark your calendars for a week from today: on Tuesday, April 18, from 6-8pm at the Robbins Library, henna artist Mandy Roberge will be offering henna tattoos. Henna is safe … Continue reading

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National Library Week 2017

For this week only (April 10-15, 2017), you’ll see the National Library Week basket next to the suggestion box on the front desk at the Robbins Library. Fill out a comment card to let us know what the library means … Continue reading

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