Category Archives: Technology

FREE Online Technology Magazines–Available via Overdrive

MLN Library card holders have free access to a collection of print magazines available online via Overdrive. Included in this collection are four technology magazines. Technology Magazines in the Collection: Macworld September 2020 issue Since launching with the Mac in … Continue reading

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FREE E-Commerce Ebooks on Hoopla

If you haven’t taken a look at Hoopla, we highly recomend you see what resources are available to you. All you need is your library card. The collections are always available, so there are never any waitlists. If you see … Continue reading

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Recommendations for Where To Go For Technology Reviews Online

There are many sources online to read reviews about all different categories of technology. Below are some FREE (to you) high quality review resources. CONSUMERREPORTS.ORG http://arlproxy.minlib.net/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip&profile=crcro The Robbins Library subscribes to Consumer Reports online for all Arlington residents. In order … Continue reading

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Low(er) Cost Internet Access Options

Many of us are currently limiting our time out & about and therefore not utilizing free internet access throughout the community. Instead, we are relying on internet access at home more frequently. Here are some resources to help you find … Continue reading

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Robbins Instructional Guides are now ONLINE!

Our instructional guides are now available online!!! Click on each individual thumbnail to enlarge. Links: Databases Kanopy Libby Help Hoopla Help Introducing AcornTV! Want to transfer your Overdrive books to your Kindle but don’t have the app? Try this. Or, … Continue reading

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[Reminder] Topical Tech Sessions: Libby STARTS TOMORROW!

Join our reference librarians for our very first Topical Tech Session. We’ll be going over Overdrive’s free downloadable app, Libby. If you would like to learn more on how to access it, navigate it, and read (or listen to) e-content … Continue reading

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Topical Tech Sessions: Libby

Join our reference librarians for our very first Topical Tech Session. We’ll be going over Overdrive’s free downloadable app, Libby. If you would like to learn more on how to access it, navigate it, and read (or listen to) e-content … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cutting for Talking Chair on 4/5

Happy National Poetry Month! Please join us on Thursday April 5, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Fiction Room at Robbins Library to open the “Talking Chair” installation with a ribbon cutting. The “Talking Chair” is an interactive digital experience, … Continue reading

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Talking Chair Comes to Robbins Library for National Poetry Month

On Thursday April 5, 2018 Robbins Library will open the “Talking Chair” installation with a ribbon cutting at 3:00 p.m. in the Fiction Room.   The “Talking Chair” is an interactive digital experience, developed by Emily Calvin-Bottis, a digital and … Continue reading

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Dare to share for the Talking Chair

A Robbins Library visitor sees a welcoming armchair in the Fiction Room. She sits and hears: “This is Cathie Desjardins, Arlington’s Poet Laureate, reading “Spring” by second grader, Sam Liu.” The pleasantly surprised visitor listens to a short poem. She … Continue reading

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