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Cookbook Club on February 3!

Registration is open for our February meeting of Cookbook Club, which will be held on February 3 from 6:30-8 in the Robbins Library Community Room. We’ll be cooking from Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi, a book of recipes that are all … Continue reading

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Arlington’s Libraries Ring in the New Year with Automatic Renewals

Do your New Year’s resolutions include “read more books”? Good news, library book renewals just got a lot more convenient. Thanks to a Minuteman Library Network-wide change, your library checkouts will renew themselves! Effective January 1, Arlington’s Libraries and the … Continue reading

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Library Hosts Discussion of Community-Led Innovation in Public Spaces

Can communities use digital technologies built around play to imagine the future and create  deeper civic engagement? Eric Gordon, professor of civic media and the director of the Engagement Lab at Emerson College, is working toward that goal.   On November … Continue reading

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Robbins Library Debuts “Library Loot”

Millions of unboxing videos on YouTube can’t be wrong: people love opening packages!  For book lovers, what could possibly be better than a package with a surprise book inside?  The Robbins Library’s new subscription box program for teens brings the … Continue reading

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Halloween Recommendations

Get in the Halloween spirit with this staff curated list of (mostly) ghost themed books & movies. The Agony House by Cherie Priest All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn And the Trees Crept In’ by Dawn Kurtagich … Continue reading

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Reminder: NaNoWriMo Writers’ (Un)Block Party (Saturday, November 2)

Ready, set, write! Get started on your NaNoWriMo projects with an afternoon full of tasty snacks, fun activities, prizes, and networking with fellow writers. Bring in your ideas and have a quick brainstorming chat with Neshat Khan, Aura Estrada fiction … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group Meeting – Reminder (October 28)

The next NSYA book group meeting will take place Monday, October 28 at 7pm in Robbins Library’s conference room (4th floor). We’ll be discussing Boots on the Ground: America’s war in Vietnam by Elizabeth Partridge. Copies of the next book, This Is … Continue reading

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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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