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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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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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