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Searching for Dark Matter in the Sky

Dark matter is believed to comprise five sixths of the matter in the universe, and is one of the strongest pieces of evidence for new fundamental physics. Dark matter does not interact directly with light, making it very difficult to … Continue reading

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Robbins is an emergency cooling center on 7/21

The Robbins Library is serving as an emergency cooling center this Sunday and will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Children’s Room will be closed, but we will be offering two films in the Community Room (take the … Continue reading

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Library Removes DVD Rental Fees

Beginning on July 1, 2019 Arlington’s libraries are making it easier to use library materials by removing the DVD rental fee on feature films, foreign films, and TV shows across all age categories.   The same research that supported the libraries’ … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team Are Victorious Again!

Today was the 11th annual Massachusetts Library Association Book Cart Drill Team competition & the Robbins Library Rockin’ Robbins Book Cart Drill Team snagged yet another first place trophy! This year we performed to Dead or Alive’s You Spin Me … Continue reading

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True Crime in Massachusetts – a May display at Library

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Fox Festival Workshops @ The Fox Library

Join us for free workshops to make puppets and masks for the 4th annual Fox Festival Parade! Then march in the parade with a brass band on June 15 to kick off the Feast of the East. The Parade is … Continue reading

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Go to LOCAL HISTORY – a discovery night

    Have you ever wondered what is in the Local History Room and how it can help you? Come find out on Tuesday  night  May 21 from 7 – 8 :30 pm.  No room sign-ins during this session.  Just … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Hosts Discussion on Gerrymandering

On Thursday April 25, the Robbins Library welcomes Aidan Kestigian to speak on “Gerrymandering and Redistricting in Massachusetts.” Kestigian is the Program Manager for the Metric Geometry & Gerrymandering Group (MGGG)  and the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Tufts … Continue reading

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Which art prints are we talking about? Not the ones you might expect.

Town Meeting Warrant Article 39 proposes “To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Library Board of Trustees to deaccession and/or dispose of by sale, donation, or other means, the Robbins Art Print Collection; or take any action … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Confessions of the Fox

Join us on Wednesday 2/27 for a discussion of the novel Confessions of the Fox by Jordy Rosenberg. “Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell … Continue reading

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