Category Archives: Summer Reading

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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Summer Reading for All

This year’s summer reading theme is “Build A Better World.” Our prizes are related to the theme: terrarium kits and TisBest gift cards, so winners can donate to the nonprofit organization of their choice. As usual, we’ll also be offering … Continue reading

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Protecting your pets in summer

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: with summer temperatures approaching, please do not leave your pets in parked cars, even with the windows down! Temperatures in cars can rise to 30 degrees over the outdoor temperature within … Continue reading

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Adult summer reading update

Arlington is full of readers! Participation in this summer’s adult summer reading program was overwhelming and we are still counting sign-up forms. We will be contacting winners next week (the week of September 12), so stay tuned. Want to tell … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading: Exercise Your Brain – Read!

Get ready… Summer reading starts on Saturday, June 18! Sign up online or in person at the summer reading display table at the Robbins Library. Then fill out a raffle ticket for each book you read (or each audiobook you … Continue reading

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Reminder: Return Your Adult Summer Reading Log Today!

We hope you’ve been enjoying whatever books you’ve picked up for your summer reading this year! If you’ve been keeping a summer reading log, now is the time to bring it to the reference desk (if you haven’t already) to … Continue reading

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Epistolary Book Chat List

Our August Book Chat theme was epistolary books (novels in letters, or books about or containing letters). Here’s a list of some of the titles we discussed, listed alphabetically by the author’s last name: Fiction Tara Altebrando & Sara Zarr, … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading: Prizes Revealed

From the number of reading logs that have been picked up so far, it’s clear that many people are participating in the adult summer reading program already. If you haven’t picked up a reading log yet, it’s not too late … Continue reading

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Extra, extra, read all about it: Adult summer reading starts today!

Kids and teens don’t get all the fun to themselves: adults have summer reading too, and it starts today! From June 20 through September 4, keep track of each book you read and every event or program you attend at … Continue reading

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Are you feeling EXTRAORDINARY? Get ready for adult summer reading!

We know you know all about the summer reading programs for kids and teens, but do you know there’s also summer reading for adults? This year’s theme is “escape the ordinary,” which, let’s be honest, is a little vague, but … Continue reading

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